Feature Articles

  1. Tolerance And Size Analysis For mmWave Filter Manufacturing

    A common question regularly asked to Knowles Precision Devices is “why not just integrate a filter in the board stack?” In short, there are manufacturing tolerances to consider, and size must also be considered. This white paper examines different 26 GHz filter manufacturing approaches with the specific design goals to better understand the importance of tolerance and size analysis.

  2. The Week in 5G: 9/10/2019 — Sprint Claims U.S. 5G Coverage Crown, Ericsson Claims World’s First 5G Data Call Using Dynamic Spectrum Sharing

    Plus, Nokia dips into factory automation and AI-based employee monitoring, Qualcomm brings 5G to cheaper chips, SK Telecom and Samsung team on a 5G-8K TV, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.

  3. Stuck In the Middle: How To Choose Your Next Band Pass Filter

    For an RF application, it is important to consider the advantages, disadvantages, and trade-offs of each piece of technology used. This white paper delves into the many considerations for choosing the best band pass filter for your next application and offers guidance for what to look for in each decision.

  4. 4 Things To Know About Antenna Tuning In 4G/5G Smartphones

    Current trends in smartphone industrial design and RF requirements mean that smartphones must fit more antennas into less space and/or increase the bandwidth of existing antennas. This article introduces four key elements to understand about antenna tuning in 4G and 5G mobile devices.

  5. The Week in 5G: 8/27/2019 — South Korea’s KT Addresses 5G Device Battery Drain, Huawei Launches AI Processor and Computing Framework, Verizon Makes Deal To Bolster Its Indoor 5G

    Plus, Switzerland moves to the forefront of 5G rollout, Duubee launches its first 5G commercial terminal, Finland's HMD Global looks to slash 5G handset prices, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.  

  6. The Week in 5G: 8/20/2019 — Three’s 5G Broadband Live in the UK, Huawei 5G Phone On Sale in China, Qualcomm Heads To Russia

    Plus, Huawei plants a flag in Greece, the U.S. retains an exemption to its ban on the company, Russia sets aside mid-band spectrum for defense use, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G. 

  7. Packaging For mmWave Devices — Why Do We Need It, And How Do We Do It?

    Several package types can be used at mmWave frequencies, so the choice will depend on the specific application. However, some general design rules apply to all forms of packaging.

  8. The Week in 5G: 8/13/2019 — Court Blocks Part of FCC Regulation Cuts, Network Slicing Pits Telcos vs. Cloud Service Providers

    Plus, the U.S. DoD asks for 5G money, 5G goes live in Ireland, the FCC says 5G is officially safe, and more, all in this edition of The Week in 5G. 

  9. The Week in 5G: 8/6/2019 — Verizon, AT&T, SK Telecom Bullish On Rollouts; ZTE Launches China’s First 5G Phone; 5G-Capable MacBooks On The Horizon

    Plus, an electronic vehicle startup's SUV boasts the first 5G link to connected cars and cities, the 5G market in aviation is set to take flight, and more, all in this edition of the Week in 5G.

  10. The Week in 5G: 7/30/2019 — Sprint / T-Mobile Merger Green-Lit By Regulators, France Looks To Avoid Spectrum Auction Inflation

    Deal puts Sprint and T-Mobile in the driver's seat among global carriers; plus, Huawei's first 5G phone nears its launch date, reality hits cord-cutting users seeking wireless-only service, and global operators demand increased access to mmWave spectrum, all in this edition of The Week in 5G.