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RF Technical Articles 

October 11, 2022
The next generation of MILCOM platforms will need to leverage more modern communication technologies that have been developed to enable commercial platforms such as cell phones and Wi-Fi.
September 12, 2022
This article compares the benefits and challenges of three common receiver architectures: a heterodyne receiver, a direct sampling receiver.
September 5, 2022
This article reviews the strengths and weaknesses of two electronic beamforming techniques: phase shifters (PSs) and true time delays (TTDs).
September 5, 2022
GaN-on-SiC MMIC PAs are poised to address the growing challenges posed by Ka-band satellite communications and mmWave 5G networks.
August 29, 2022
This article presents experimental results that demonstrate this MCS capability while using a 16-channel receiver/transmitter platform consisting of multiple digitizer ICs, clock sources, and digital interfaces.
August 22, 2022
This article will explore filters within RF signal chains, discuss the concept of blocker signals, review traditional filtering technologies, and conclude with the latest product solutions for optimizing signal chain performance.
August 14, 2022
In a distributed system, common noise sources are correlated and distributed noise sources, if kept uncorrelated, are reduced when RF signals are combined.
August 8, 2022
This article will briefly describe how many industries benefit or react to shared common technology. The IC supply chain is examined along with how IC supply chains are reacting to these new requirements.
July 31, 2022
This article covers the following comparison of measurements vs. analysis for receiver dynamic range metrics in a phased array hybrid beamforming architecture.
July 16, 2022
This article details performance measurements vs. predictions of a 16-channel S-band direct sampling receiver design.