White Papers

Engineering for Advanced Radar and Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations

Get expert insights for today’s radar/EW system designs from simulation to test. Keysight’s 315-page eBook is the new go-to resource on the challenges you face in the electromagnetic spectrum operations (EMSO) environment — including modern threat simulation systems. It showcases tools that help you achieve design confidence, workflow efficiency, and shortened timelines.

Effects of Mobility on mmWave Beamforming in Dynamic, Urban Environments

In 5G and 6G, mmWaves bring the promise of new, high bandwidth frequency bands. Propagation losses and fast fading due to increasingly mobile devices and short wavelengths pose challenges for these new concepts. This paper explores the effectiveness of massive MIMO beamforming at mitigating mmWave propagation challenges using Wireless InSite and its mmWave hybrid beamformer capabilities to transmit data streams to a sedan driving in central Manhattan.

SPXOs for Low-Power Applications

Battery dependent designs are becoming more prevalent with the push for IoT and mobile applications posing design challenges with variable supply voltages. Abracon confronts these challenges with the Continuous Voltage Oscillator line leveraging a new IC with voltage regulation built in while minimizing current consumption.

Mastering the Challenges of New Space Satellite Constellations

New Space satellites are helping to make wideband transmission, digital signal processing and active beamforming the norm. However, optimized software tools are needed along with state-of-the-art test and measurement equipment for successful planning and technical verification. This white paper introduces measurement techniques and solutions for New Space satellites and terminals.

Reliable PCB Assembly of Land Grid Array Packages in Planar Phased Array Antennas

This article will explore some of the challenges associated with pcb footprint design of Land Grid Array (LGA) packages that are widely used in phased array systems, and will offer guidance and recommendations for best pcb assembly results.

Realizing 5G and Wi-Fi 6E Networks With Evolving Programmable Test Systems

It is well understood that the technologies used to usher in next-generation 5G and Wi-Fi 6E wireless networks are revolutionary in terms of spectrum usage, component and IC advancement on the substrate- and packaging-levels.

Encryption Solutions with Noise Sources

Wireless networks are fraught with malicious parties waiting to intercept sensitive transmissions. In this Noisecom solutions guide, learn how truly random noise waveforms strengthen viability against interception, as well as different noise integration techniques within today’s advanced encryption systems. With the safety of data at constant risk, discover how noise can fortify encryption.

How a Flexible Upstream Architecture in Amplifiers and Nodes Can Meet Higher Split Requirements

The broadband hybrid fiber coax network has experienced unprecedented demand since 2021. MSOs are looking at DOCSIS® 3.1 and 4.0 to upgrade networks thus removing the networks’ weakest link - upstream capacity. This paper focuses on upstream architecture inside the amplifiers and nodes for higher frequency splits and flexible network architecture.

Estimating the Realistic Ground Effect in Automotive Measurements

This whitepaper discusses the impact of ground surfaces on vehicle-mounted antennas. It will introduce techniques applied in automotive antenna testing for this purpose and explain the advantages of full automotive antenna measurements performed in a free space setup and paired with specific post-processing techniques for the most effective results.

Quantum Solutions Guide

The Holzworth quantum solutions guide provides insight as to why and how pure analog signal sources are used in superconducting quantum circuits. More specifically, the guide addresses the importance of how signal-to-signal phase stability, also referred to as phase coherency, is critically important to advanced quantum computing systems development and deployment.