Newsletter | July 1, 2021

07.01.21 -- The Changing Landscape Of Frequency Mixing Components

Featured Article
Head-To-Head Coaxial Interconnect Vs. OTA Testing For 5G

OTA testing has the potential to revolutionize wireless device testing while enabling innovative testing of both advanced antenna systems (AAS) and antenna array technology. When flexibility, speed and testing diverse antenna configurations are the primary objectives, new methods of OTA testing bring much to the table.

Measuring Multi-Antenna Isolation Using A Multiport VNA

Higher densities of radio frequency (RF) transmitter and receiver antennas on many platforms is a result of the expansion of wireless technology. Knowing the actual antenna to antenna isolation allows engineers to assess the filtering requirements in wireless receivers. 

Wireless Infrastructure Solutions

Skyworks’ wireless infrastructure solutions are designed to enable faster and more reliable data connectivity. Their broad portfolio of products support a multitude of applications ranging from small cells to massive MIMO and macro cellular base stations.

Industry News
Featured Multimedia
Video: AR's Chamber Solutions

This video demonstrates AR’s solution for semi-anechoic and RF shielded room needs.

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Analog Devices: Phased Array System Simulation

This video introduces a Keysight SystemVue workspace that allows users to simulate phased array systems. The workspace includes a behavioral model of Analog Devices' ADAR1000 X/Ku Beamformer IC along with a model of ADI's new ADTR1107 T/R Module.

Featured Products And Services
Enhanced 250Vac & 305Vac Capacitors

Knowles' latest enhanced range of Safety Certified capacitors complies with international UL / cUL and IEC/EN specifications to offer designers the option of using a surface mount ceramic multilayer capacitor to replace leaded film types.

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Knowles Precision Devices DLI
Internet Of Things For Dummies

Qorvo has written a follow up version to it’s Internet of Things For Dummies® — to help you understand the Internet of Things and its impact on our day-to-day lives.

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Packaged GaN MMIC Power Amplifier: CMPA901A020S

Cree’s CMPA901A020S is a packaged, 20W HPA utilizing Cree’s high performance, 0.15um GaN on SiC production process. The CMPA901A020S operates from 9-10 GHz and targets pulsed radar applications such as marine weather radar. 

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Wolfspeed, A Cree Company
5G Fixed Wireless Access

Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) is one of the early planned use cases for 5G deployment, offering a new wireless alternative for providing broadband to homes and businesses. Wireless InSite’s MIMO capability makes it possible to predict accurate path data between each transmitting and receiving element with precision, revealing critical channel characteristics for FWA scenarios.

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Remcom, Inc.
Voltage Controlled RF Phase Shifter: CMIVCPS01000200A

The CMIVCPS01000200A from Corry Micronics is a 4-8 GHz Voltage Control Phase Shifter. These accurate phase control shifters feature up to 20 GHz and 100’s of watts with several capabilities.

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Corry Micronics, Inc.