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Vector Signal Test Equipment

February 25, 2005 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

The R&S FSMU-W from Rohde & Schwarz combines the vector signal generator R&S SMU200A with the vector signal analyzer R&S FSQ. Preconfigured for WCDMA, with one RF path and an analyzer frequency range up to 26 GHz, both instruments together test WCDMA base stations in line with the 3GPP standard. The R&S FSMU-W can be upgraded at any time with a second RF path, a fading simulator and options for other 2G or 3G standards....

SMA Attenuator

February 25, 2005 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

XMA Corporation announces an SMA attenuator, offering the durability of a stainless steel body and coupling nut and solid electrical performance. This product is suitable for both military and telecommunications volume production applications....

Inductor Series

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay announces the addition of a low-profile, high-current inductor series to its line of inductor solutions for voltage regulator module (VRM) and DC/DC converter applications. The IHLM-2525CZ-01 series features a low DCR/-H for its package size — 6.47 × 6.86 mm with a 3.0 mm profile — and operation over a frequency range up to 5 MHz....


Surface Mount Thermistor

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

AVX announces an 0402 surface mount thermistor for applications such as mobile phones, hard disk drives, laptop computers, and compact disc players. Designated the NB23 series, the NTC (negative temperature coefficient) thermistors are designed for temperature compensation and control applications in handheld and portable electronics equipment....

Chip Inductor

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

KOA Speer introduces the KL73 1H (0201). This chip inductor provides a narrow inductance deviation with a complete range of inductance values, making it a suitable choice for high frequency circuit matching. The device is suited for high volume and small size applications and its size allows for high density mounting....

Surface Mount Compensator/Sensor

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Precision Resistor offers the PTS series of compensators/sensors. These surface mount, linear (+) TCR thermal tracking resistors function as a temperature-sensitive device in bridge circuit applications for process control systems. They can also be used as compensators to stabilize mV shifts and/or offset negative (–) drift in a critical circuit....

Metal Alloy Strip Resistors

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Providing design engineers with a rugged surface mount current-sense device capable of handling high current loads, TT electronics IRC Wirewound and Film Technologies Division has developed a low resistance (< 2 mΩ), surface mount metal strip resistor rated for 45 A of current at 1 W while exhibiting low inductance and low TCRs....

Coated Choke

February 25, 2005 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Miller Magnetics introduces the 79F series conformal coated choke, featuring a miniature size of 0.10 inches in diameter and 0.16 inches length. The series is suited for a range of applications including telecommunications, computers and computer peripherals, EMI filters, consumer electronics, car navigation systems, and game consoles....


AMCs in the Wireless Infrastructure

February 25, 2005 8:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Advanced Mezzanine Card is the next generation mezzanine card optimized for AdvancedTCA. It is designed to enhance the modularity value proposition of AdvancedTCA and extend performance scalability beyond today's PMC architecture. By René Torres and Mark Summers The use of PMCs has traditionally enabled telecommunications equipment manufacturers to implement a large variety of embedded processors, digital signal processors, networ...

A Practical System Model for the AFE of a Low-IF Receiver

February 25, 2005 7:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

New single RF mixer, low- or zero-IF output receivers eliminate the need for external SAW filters, thereby lowering system costs and power consumption. By Bart DeCanne In recent years, the trend toward on-chip integration of complete RF radio receivers has challenged the hegemony of the superheterodyne radio architecture....

DSP Synthesis Tool

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

The AccelChip DSP Synthesis 2004.6 is a AccelWare Advanced Math Toolkit with Matrix Inversion and Factorization. It is used to generate hardware implementations of complex algorithms used in wireless communications applications. The intellectual property cores includes Reed-Solomon decoding. Native Galois field support is also present....

Synchronous Rectifier

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

ON Semiconductor announces a self-contained synchronous rectifier. The NIS6111 is a high speed, high efficiency hybrid rectifier that couples a high speed comparator and MOSFET driver with a power MOSFET to create a diode with the same forward-drop characteristics as a MOSFET. The low forward drop and fast switching of the NIS6111 improve efficiency and eliminate bulky heat sinks....

Multi-Standard Test System

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Aeroflex launches a development and conformance test system that can test applications running on all major cellular phones including GSM/EGPRS and W-CDMA. The Aeroflex Air Interface Monitor Emulator/Applications Test (AIME/AT) conformance test system can be used for all major phone types. The AIME/AT test system can be used for live network testing or in conjunction with any of Aeroflex's GSM, W-CDMA, and CDMA protocol test systems for det...

Low Noise Synthesizers

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro Lambda Wireless announces their wideband low noise frequency synthesizers. The models include the MLSE-0220 covering 2.0 GHz to 20.0 GHz and the MLSE-0122 covering 1.0 GHz to 22.0 GHz, each in 1 Hz steps. These synthesizers feature low phase noise performance while offering the user many options, including: output power leveling to within ± 1 dB and 0....

Design Kit

February 25, 2005 7:51 am | Product Releases | Comments

MagnaChip Semiconductor announces a Process Design Kit (PDK) supporting Agilent's RF Design Environment (RFDE) electronic design automation (EDA) software. MagnaChip's PDK contains the full frequency range for its 0.18-micron mixed-signal/RF CMOS processes, from DC through baseband and into the RF range....


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