Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
Pulse Electronics Corp. introduces a new method of constructing antennas to enable high data rates in tight spaces that require 3x3 multiple input multiple output (MIMO) configurations such as tablets, laptops, and notebook computers.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduces the industry's first surface-mount, four-terminal Power Metal Strip® current sensing resistors in the compact 2726 and 4026 case sizes to provide an operating temperature range to +275 °C. The Vishay Dale WSLT2726 and WSLT4026 combine their high-temperature performance with 3 W power ratings and extremely low resistance values down to 0.002 Ω.
Custom MMIC, a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), is introducing a free, easy-to-use, Thermal Analysis tool to their array of web-based calculators. The company offers Attenuator, Image Rejection, Cascade Analysis, and now Thermal calculators.
KCB Solutions is pleased to announce a new suite of SPST through SP6T switches designed to meet high power-handling requirements from 50 to 200 Watts. These switches are available in QFN-style packages and thermally conductive flange-mount packages.
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. announced a new surface-mount Power Metal Strip® resistor featuring a wide side terminal construction that yields a high 2 W power rating in the compact 1020 case size. The WSL1020 combines its high power-to-footprint-size ratio with extremely low resistance values down to 0.003 Ω and stable resistance tolerances to 0.5 percent.