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Methods to Increase Channel Capacity in RF Data Links

by Stephen Barthelmes and Patrick Sherlock, Triad RF Systems, Inc. & Ken Andrew, Non Line-of-Sight Wireless As more people and organizations demand higher data rates to stream high definition (HD) video for broadcasting, surveillance, or social media applications, the need for capacity continues to increase for wireless communication systems. In addition, once more advanced technology […]

RF Transceivers Enable Forced Spurious Decorrelation in Digital Beamforming Phased Arrays

by Peter Delos, Michael Jones, and Mark Robertson, Analog Devices, Inc. In large digital beamforming antennas, dynamic range improvements through the beamforming process of combining signals from distributed waveform generators and receivers is highly desirable. A 10logN dynamic range improvement can be obtained in both noise and spurious performance if the associated error terms are […]

An Overview of Flexible Waveguide Operation and Construction

by Steven Pong, Product Manager, Pasternack Waveguides offer an ideal medium for the high frequency and high power signal transmission seen in radar and aerospace defense applications. The high transmit powers needed in these applications effectively factor out the usability of coaxial cables or most other high frequency transmission lines. From antenna feeds to test […]

Millimeter-Wave Technology for Defense Applications

by Mike Lee, Director of Sales and Marketing, dB Control There will always be emerging threats in the defense sector that require the innovation that millimeter-wave technology offers. Here’s a helpful Q&A primer on millimeter-wave products – including what specialized contract manufacturing and environmental testing can bring to the table.  Which defense applications need millimeter-wave […]

VFTT – Keysight Technologies, Inc.

Joel Conover, Senior Director, Industry Solutions and Digital Marketing, Keysight Technologies, Inc. MPD: The 2019 defense budget is chock full of EW, radar, and other programs with lots of RF and microwave content, so, if your company serves the defense market, what are your thoughts about how this will affect your business in the coming […]

VFTT – Plextek RFI

Liam Devlin, CEO, Plextek RFI MPD: The 2019 defense budget is chock full of EW, radar, and other programs with lots of RF and microwave content, so, if your company serves the defense market, what are your thoughts about how this will affect your business in the coming years? LD: Government defense system orders generally […]

VFTT – Custom MMIC

John Greichen, VP Sales & Marketing, Custom MMIC MPD: The 2019 defense budget is chock full of EW, radar, and other programs with lots of RF and microwave content, so, if your company serves the defense market, what are your thoughts about how this will affect your business in the coming years? JG: U.S. defense […]

VFTT – Anritsu Company

Donn Mulder, Sr. VP and General Manager, Anritsu Company MPD: The 2019 defense budget is chock full of EW, radar, and other programs with lots of RF and microwave content, so, if your company serves the defense market, what are your thoughts about how this will affect your business in the coming years? DM: We […]