Test & Measurement

Signal Generators

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Products: Photonics/Optics
A folded zoom lens, miniature rotary encoders, starter generator control, and more.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The subsystems enable the development and deployment of electronic warfare and signal intelligence.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radar receiver sensitivity is critical for electronic warfare (EW) applications.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
Articles: Data Acquisition

A desirable interface between multi-agents is through over-the-air RF connections that include not only the intended direct RF communications paths but also highly variable multi-ray propagation, range...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Lange Couplers

The construction and port orientation of the Lange Coupler from SemiGen (Londonderry, NH) makes it useful as both a power combiner and splitter for RF and...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Modern radar systems are complex and depend heavily on advanced signal processing algorithms to improve their detection performance. At the same time, the radio front-end must meet...

Articles: Communications

Radio frequency (RF) circuit elements that are traditionally considered to be linear frequently exhibit nonlinear properties that affect the intended...

Articles: Imaging

Unlike primary radars, Secondary Surveillance Radar (SSR) calculates the range and azimuth of a target, such as an aircraft, using a bidirectional communication link to gather...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement

As wireless standards become more complex, the number of operational modes for these devices increases exponentially. As progression continues to the latest WiFi standard,...

Briefs: Defense

Molecules have internal motions that are characteristic of their structure and identity. These motions can be studied by spectroscopy in different regions of the...

Products: Defense

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced two microwave analog signal generators: the N5183B MXG and N5173B EXG. The MXG has phase noise of less than -124 dBc/Hz (at 10 GHz, 10 kHz offset). The...

Articles: Test & Measurement

In 2008, 4RF Communications started development of a new range of radio products to augment their existing point-to-point, long-range wireless link product....

Products: Test & Measurement

Geotest-Marvin Test Systems (Irvine, CA) has announced the GX1649 64-channel PXI arbitrary waveform generator with 16-bit amplitude resolution and an output voltage range of ±15 volts. It is suited for use in...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Several techniques are now being employed to ensure efficient communications across the chaotic radio spectrum. Chief among them is Software Defined Radio (SDR), which uses software to dynamically control communications...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Radio detection and ranging (RADAR) systems, as they were originally called, have blossomed into a wide array of indispensible equipment for...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Software Defined Radio (SDR) represents an important move forward for mobile and personal communications, promising a major...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Modern radars often require the use of wideband waveforms to perform high-resolution target imaging. In microwave systems, the bandwidth can be on the order of 1.5 GHz, while in UHF systems...

Products: Electronics & Computers

Pentek, Inc. (Upper Saddle River, NJ) has added the Model 71662 four-channel, 200 MHz, 16-bit data acquisition board with built-in digital down converters (DDCs) to its popular Cobalt® family of Xilinx Virtex-6...

Products: Test & Measurement

National Instruments (Austin, TX) offers the NI PXIe-5663E 6.6-GHz, 2-, 3-, and 4-channel RF vector signal analyzers (VSA) and NI PXIe-5673E 6.6-GHz, 2-, 3-, and 4-channel RF vector signal generators...

Products: Test & Measurement

The 2500B series of microwave signal generators from Giga-tronics (San Ramon, CA) covers 100 kHz to 50 GHz with low phase noise, high rejection of harmonics, sub-harmonics, and spurious, high output power level....

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A prototype Digital Waveform Generator (DWG) in the ultra-high-frequency (UHF) range uses Delta-Sigma (Δ−Σ) modulation techniques, which permit arbitrary and accurate waveform...

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