Articles by Microwave Journal Staff

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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New Products

The following booth numbers are complete as of August 4, 2010. Handheld Spectrum Analyzer Agilent Technologies introduced the N9342C handheld spectrum analyzer (HSA), a powerful and straightforward instrument designed for RF technicians and engineers performing installation, maintenance and surveillance of RF systems in the field. The N9342C HSA makes...
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2010 EuMW Exhibitor List

The following list is complete as of August 4, 2010.Exhibitors in bold have an ad in this issue. AA Group—52 AA MCS—52 Adrio Communications Ltd.—PUB Advanced Control Components—56 Aeroflex—143 AFT Microwave GmbH—154 Agilent Technologies France SAS—62 Albatron Science—109 Allstron Corp.—102 AMCAD Engineering—20 AMD—148 AML Microtechnique Lorraine—20 Analog Devices Ltd.—111...
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New Products

Components 2 to 6 GHz Limiter The model ACLM-4805FM15 is a microwave limiter that combines high RF power handling ability of 10 W CW with a broad frequency range of 2 to 6 GHz and a compact surface-mount package. The ACLM-4805FM15 is designed to keep the RF input signals...
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