A new white paper from AWR, “RF/Microwave EDA Software Design Flow Considerations for PA MMIC Design,” examines a gallium arsenide (GaAs) pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (PHEMT) power amplifier (PA) design approach from a systems perspective.
AWR Corp. gifted its software to the winners of the High Efficiency Power Amplifier (HEPA) and Software Defined Radio (SDR) Student Design Contests offered at the IMS 2013. The gifts are part of the AWR University Program, which encourages students to become involved in the dynamic profession of microwave and RF engineering and to apply their knowledge to practical designs using the highly efficient AWR design methodology.
AWR Corp. announces that its customer, Marki Microwave has leveraged its high-frequency design software platform to develop a new design and manufacturing flow for successful mixer design. The revolutionary new mixer design flow combines AWR’s Microwave Office® circuit design software and Marki’s patent-pending Microlithic™ mixer manufacturing process, resulting in a 14x reduction in the size of Marki’s mixers and a 5x reduction in design time with the same industry-leading quality and performance as the former handcrafted devices.
AWR announces the dates and venues for its AWR Design Forum 2013 (ADF2013) events in China and Taiwan that take place in early September. The AWR Design Forum is an open event at which designers of microwave and RF circuits and systems can network, share useful information, and collaborate on industry issues and trends.
A new application note from AWR highlights the use of AWR’s Microwave Office® circuit design software to develop a Q- to E-Band doubler and a K- to E-Band quadrupler circuit (including a medium E-Band power amplifier) for millimeter-wave wireless systems. The design effort resulted in an increase in gain as well as output power, two critical criteria for E-Band systems.
ALCIOM, a consulting and design company specializing in innovative mixed-signal projects, used AWR’s Visual System Simulator™ (VSS) system design software and Microwave Office® circuit design software to develop a wideband RF downconverter subsystem for a custom measurement instrument with strict instrumentation-grade specifications.
Pulse Electronics, a provider of cutting edge electronic components for the wireless and wired communications, power management, military/aerospace, and automotive industries, has developed a unique process that uses AWR’s Microwave Office® circuit design software for the design and optimization of its maximum efficiency LTE small cell base stations.
AWR has released Version 10.07, the latest update to its V10 suite of high-frequency design software tools, inclusive of Microwave Office®/Analog Office® and Visual System Simulator™ (VSS), as well AXIEM® 3D planar EM software and Analyst™ 3D finite element method (FEM) EM software.
Nanjing Ericsson Panda Communications (NEPCC), the largest manufacturer of mobile communication base stations and system equipment in Asia, developed a novel quadrature coupled-line hybrid device with the aide of AWR software.
AWR Corp., the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, announces a new eBook, RF Electronics: Design and Simulation,which is available free of charge to students, graduates, professors and industry professionals through AWR’s new Professors in Partnership™ web portal.