Defense Electronics Supplement
Waveform Generators Run To 50 GSamples/s
Apr 10, 2013 4:17 PM, JACK BROWNE
This pair of high-speed arbitrary waveform generators provides the performance needed to create complex signals for analog, digital, and optical testing to 20 GHz....
Switch Matrices Reconfigure To 40 GHz
Apr 10, 2013 3:58 PM, JACK BROWNE
These 5 x 5 and 10 x 10 offerings bring flexibility and performance to measurement applications that require fast switching speeds and high reliability....
Simulator Assists Infantry Training
Apr 10, 2013 3:49 PM, JACK BROWNE
With its high-resolution head-mounted display, this wearable simulation system allows trainees to be fully immersed in virtual scenarios....
Measuring The Value of Test Gear
Apr 10, 2013 3:27 PM, JACK BROWNE
Whether by land, sea, or air, defense- electronics systems are designed to use a variety of electrical and optical signals for detection and protection....
Reviewing Phase Noise Measurement Methods
Apr 10, 2013 3:08 PM, RICHARD OVERDORF / Aerospace Defense Planning WALT SCHULTE / Aerospace Defense Application Engineer
Different approaches have different strengths and weaknesses, and each is best for characterizing different types of RF/microwave signal sources....
Defense Electronics News Archive
XMC Module Contains 10-GbE Connectivity
Model V1121 is a conduction-cooled 10-Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) XMC module with dual front-panel optical interfaces. ...
Signal Generator Breaks 1-W Barrier
The model E8257D signal generator from Agilent Technologies now offers an option for more than 1 W (+30 dBm) output power from 250 MHz to 20 GHz (and usable down to 10 MHz). ...
PIN Switches Bear 100 W CW
The MSW2000 series of silicon PIN diode switches from Aeroflex/Metelics offers power-handling capabilities of 100 W CW over frequency bands of 20 to 700 MHz and 400 to 4000 MHz. ...
Executive RF Outlook
Accurate on-wafer flicker noise measurement requires integrated test approach
Until today, the test engineers have managed to rack and stack bolt-together solutions with multiple PCs...
RF Design News Archive
AWR Teams With R & S For Asia Pacific Sales
Design software innovator Applied Wave Research (AWR) announced that it has expanded its relationship with test-equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz...
Antenna Designers Wanted For Variety Of Openings
Recruiting group ALS, known for its placement of RF/microwave design engineers, has numerous job openings to fill across the United States...
Defense Will Account For Bulk Of GaN Market
Market research specialist Strategy Analytics predicts that the defense sector will account for 55 percent of the total market for gallium nitride (GaN) devices in 2012...
FMC/VITA Module Races At 1.5 GSamples/s
The quad-channel ADC513 field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA) mezzanine card (FMC/VITA 57) module features a 1.5-GSamples/s analog-to-digital-converter (ADC) card with 8-b resolution for demanding RF downconversion, software-defined-radio (SDR), and signal-intelligence applications. ...
Astra RFID reader for European Union
ThingMagic, Inc. announced that its Astra integrated RFID reader/antenna is available in the European Union. ...
New family of wireless single-board computers
Rabbit introduced the BL4S100 and BL4S200, single-board computers (SBCs) that feature either Wi-Fi or ZigBee connectivity, a microprocessor, memory and abundant I/O that allow easy deployment of wireless nodes for industrial, commercial and medical applications. ...
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