RF & Microwave

Antennas

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Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.
To maintain longer-range wireless communication, a new controller deploys robots that form antenna arrays.

A new machine learning approach could improve radar performance in congested environments. Researchers from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, now known as...

Channelization has made it possible to use one radio receiver to listen to many different radio stations simultaneously.
See the trends today that are helping satcom design engineers meet the data demands of their military and aerospace clients.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army Advances Materials for New Low-Profile Antenna

Army scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind antenna that could change how ground vehicles and airborne systems communicate, transmit, and receive radio frequency communications.

While the flashiest military innovations like new fighter jets attract the most attention, advancements in RF/microwave absorbers are crucial enablers of these larger innovations.
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Find isolators that operate optimally under cryogenic conditions.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Practical 3D Printing of Antennas and RF Electronics
New multi-material 3D printers that can print both metal and dielectric materials enable the additive manufacturing of antennas and RF components.
RTK/GNSS Receiver

ACEINNA (Andover, MA) announced the availability of the new ACEINNA OpenRTK330L, a low-cost, state-of-the-art, high-performance triple-band RTK/GNSS receiver with...

NASA is adding a new antenna for communicating with the agency’s farthest-flung robotic spacecraft.
Learn about the communications system being installed on the first three units of the Royal Navy's planned class of eight Type 26 frigates.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Unmanned Aircraft System Offers Superior Surveillance Imagery
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the launch of Puma LE.
Wireless communications is a broad market and PAs fill a wide array of those applications.
News: RF & Microwave Electronics
AUSA 2019: Eyes in the Sky
It just wouldn’t be a military technology show without a few drones on display.
SOSA, the Sensor Open Systems Architecture Consortium, held a press conference on Monday afternoon at AUSA 2019.
INSIDER: RF & Microwave Electronics
Army Showcases New Electronic Warfare Tech

The Army is advancing its ground-based precision navigation and timing (PNT) technology to counter spoofing threats and improve operations in a multi-domain environment.

Conventional reconfigurable electrical and radio frequency (RF) structures commonly used in applications involving real-time reconfigurability in response to fast varying...

The Global Positioning System (GPS), a satellite-based navigation system used by an estimated four billion people worldwide to figure out where they are on Earth at any moment, could be used to...

Mobile Workstation

Eurocom's (Ottawa, Canada) latest mobile workstation, the Tornado F7W, features a modular MXM 3.1 slot-based GPU allowing easy reconfiguration of GPU...

Sandia National Laboratories’ (Albuquerque, NM) Radar Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems enable a new product paradigm in radar capabilities...

The OSPRES (ONR Short Pulse Research, Evaluation and non-SWaP) program performed fundamental work in the areas of Silicon (Si) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) based...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Multi-Agent RF Propagation Simulator

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...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An Integrated Framework for Complex Radar System Design

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: Electronics & Computers
A New Approach to Satellite Communications

In the Heinrich Hertz satellite mission, which will be launched in 2020, the DLR Space Administration (German Aerospace Center) plans to develop and operate a German communications satellite. The...

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

NASA spacecraft typically rely on human-controlled radio systems to communicate with Earth. As collection of space data increases, NASA looks to alternative radio technologies to...

Articles: Data Acquisition
Detecting Drones with Doppler-Based Radar

As drones become more commonplace, the need to secure facilities from the high-definition cameras and potential dangerous payloads has caused a rapid growth of counter-drone technologies.

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