Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

IEEE MTT-S IMS2011: Busy in Baltimore

The energy and activity levels of a large crowd are hard to quantify, but by the accounts of most observers, there was plenty of both at the International Microwave Symposium 2011 in Baltimore, MD, June 5-10. Event managers said the official attendance was more than 8600 participants. This number...
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Literature Showcase

Product Brochure Amphenol RF introduced its latest innovation, the Mini Lock 7 (ML7) RF connector for wireless infrastructure markets. The ML7 combines proven advantages of the 7/16 interface with a new, low torque, quick coupling mechanism that speeds installation and reduces connector size up to 25 percent while delivering...
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New Products

Components SMPM Attenuator Aeroflex/Inmet has introduced a new line of fixed attenuators incorporating the popular SMPM connector. This self-aligning push-on connector is a miniature version of the company’s SMP attenuator and provides reliable high performance, excellent RF characteristics and mates with GPPO™ connectors. First to market is the model...
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Web Update

AR’s Knowledge Center The AR Knowledge Center is a convenient virtual library featuring the company’s complete educational and informative offerings including software and software updates, application notes, newsworthy articles and exciting product demonstrations. All materials are available for download including the Orange Book of Knowledge. AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation, 160...
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2010 Editorial Index

ANTENNAS An, Jian, Guang-ming Wang, Chen-xin Zhang and Hui-yong Zeng “A Compact, Omni-directional, Circularly Polarized Microstrip Antenna,” No. 1, p. 82. Chen, Wen-Shan and Yen-Hao Yu “Planar Rhombic Arm Dipole Antenna with Parasitic Elements for Wireless Applications,” No. 9, p. 150. Gampala, Gopinath, Rohit Sammeta and C.J. Reddy “A...
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New Products

Components Data Converters This pair of low power, high speed 14-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADC) incorporates the JESD204A data converter serial interface standard. The JESD204A standard was developed to allow designers of high-speed communications and data acquisition systems to extend transmission lengths while improving signal integrity and simplifying printed-circuit board...
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The book End

Special Design Topics in Digital Wideband Receivers James Tsui Special Design Topics in Digital Wideband Receivers offers engineers a thorough examination of special, more advanced aspects of digital wideband receiver design and builds on fundamental resources on the topic, helping the reader to gain a more comprehensive understanding of...
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Catalog Update

Application Notes For engineers involved in LTE product design and development who need to meet tight schedules as they bring high-performing LTE products to market, Agilent has two new application notes on LTE design and test. "TD-LTE E-UTRA Base Station Transmit ON/OFF Power Measurement" describes the LTE TDD E-UTRA...
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Web Update

RF and Microwave Filters Anatech Electronics launched two new websites—anatechelectronics.com (for custom products) and AMCrf.com (Web store for online purchases)—that provide technical information for designers and make it easier to specify the company's RF and microwave filters. The anatechelectronics.com site describes Anatech's custom filter design fabrication capabilities. The AMCrf.com...
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