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.
Richardson RFPD Inc. has announced availability and full design support capabilities for a group of high performance quadrature modulators and demodulators for operation at frequencies up to 2.4 GHz from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI). The devices offer a combination of performance, broadband operating frequency, and flexible device architecture.
AtlanTecRF introduces the new SRU-1000 satellite communications 1:1 redundancy controller that provides a compact and comprehensive method of monitoring and controlling redundancy switching of transmit and receive chain units. The 19” x 1 U rack mount unit is designed to perform a variety of functions in status monitoring and redundancy switching of transmit and receive chain units.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces availability and full design support capabilities for a 28-volt, 55 W, GaN on SiC HEMT, RF power transistor from TriQuint Semiconductor. The T1G4005528-FS provides 55 W RF output power (P3 dB), with greater than 15 dB of linear gain, and better than 50% drain efficiency at 3.5 GHz.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces availability and full design support capabilities for a 28-volt, 18 W, GaN on SiC HEMT, RF power transistor from TriQuint Semiconductor. The T1G6001528-Q3 provides 18 W RF output power (P3 dB), with more than 10 dB linear gain, and >60% drain efficiency at 6.0 GHz.
The all new ALR series of satellite loop test translators (LTT) introduces, for the first time, the concept of synthesised local oscillator (LO) frequency control to provide the user with a compact, versatile and comprehensive approach to satellite communications equipment alignment and quality monitoring in both Ka and Ku operating bands.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announces immediate availability of four new high-linearity driver amplifiers from TriQuint Semiconductor. These InGaP / GaAs HBT semiconductor devices deliver high performance across a broad range of frequencies.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announces off-the-shelf availability for a complete set of key building-block RF amplifiers, each of which has been designed specifically for enhanced performance in demanding applications such as 3G/4G wireless communications systems. The product line is based on advanced semiconductor technologies, including InGaP HBT and Enhanced-Mode GaAs pHEMT (E-pHEMT).
Hittite Microwave Corp. has expanded its Broadband Time Delay/Phase shifter portfolio adding the HMC911LC4B, which is ideal for 10G, 40G RZ-DQPSK, 100G DWDM RZ Carver clock chain and skew adjustments in the fiber optic domain. The HMC911LC4B is a DC to 24 GHz Broadband Time Delay product that provides a continuously variable delay from 0 ps to 70 ps.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces availability and full design support capabilities for a series of Enhanced Performance SMA Connectors from Carlisle Interconnect Technologies. The EPSMA (Enhanced Performance) series provides mode free performance to 27 GHz. In addition, the connectors are tuned to provide ultra low VSWR to 27 GHz (typically 1.15:1).
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for the Xinger®-III line of components from Anaren. The Xinger-III line of 3 dB hybrid and directional couplers are the latest additions to Anaren's popular Xinger-brand of subminiature components for wireless infrastructure applications. The Xinger-III directional couplers are one-fourth the size of the Xinger-II line and offer 37-64% lower insertion loss (down to 0.05 dB).