Articles Tagged with ''communications''

Xilinx and Analog Devices achieve JEDEC JESD204B interoperability

Xilinx Inc. and Analog Devices Inc. announced that they have achieved JESD204B interoperability between Xilinx JESD204 LogiCORE™ IP in the Kintex®-7 FPGA and the ADI AD9250 analog-to-digital high-speed data converter. Achieving JESD204B interoperability between logic and data converter devices is a significant milestone in promoting the widespread adoption of this new technology.


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Communications tests go the distance for MAVEN

It's not easy to simulate millions of miles electronically, but that's what engineers did recently as they tested the all-important communications system the MAVEN spacecraft will use to relay its study results from Mars orbit to Earth-bound researchers.


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RFMD introduces world's first 6-Inch GaN-on-SiC wafers for RF power transistors

RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, introduced the world's first 6-inch GaN-on-Silicon Carbide (SiC) wafers for manufacturing RF power transistors for both military and commercial use. The company is converting all GaN production and development to 6-inch diameter wafers using its existing high-volume, 6-inch GaAs foundry to reduce platform cost for the growing GaN device market.


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WIN-T Increment 2 achieves first successful combat patrol with on-the-move networking in Afghanistan

The first Brigade-level deployment of the General Dynamics-built Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2, the Soldier’s Network, is successfully supporting soldiers with the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (4/10) in Afghanistan. Their mission, supporting Afghan security forces, involves communications across dispersed forces in some of the most rugged, remote locations in Afghanistan.


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National Instruments lead user program paving the way for 5G wireless

National Instruments, a leader in test and measurement, data acquisition and computer automation, is collaborating with several top researchers focused on RF and wireless communications research—specifically fifth generation (5G) wireless communications. The proliferation of smart devices has led to a wireless spectrum shortage, which means researchers are seeking new ways to alleviate the bandwidth crunch and increase network data capacity. Market analysts predict that spectrum demand in the U.S. will outstrip capacity by 2017.


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AEHF expands global communications for allied missions

The Netherlands has become the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) international partner to communicate using the Lockheed Martin-produced satellite system. During July testing, for the first time three nations used the system simultaneously as The Netherlands connected to U.S., Canadian and domestic terminals.


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