e2v announces its model AT84AS001TP 12-bit A/D converter that can provide 500 Msps data conversion from a single monolithic chip, allowing system designers to digitize intermediate frequency (IF) signals with frequencies up to 500 MHz at twice the sampling rate of conventional 12-bit ADCs. The converter is suitable for applications that include telecommunication infrastructure, high IF broadband digital receivers, test and measurement equip...LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, A / D Converters
The Skyworks Solutions’ SKY73012 is an integrated, broadband, high-dynamic range quadrature demodulator with outputs that are differential and can be directly connected to most commonly available analog to digital (A/D) converters. It is also an appropriate solution for CDMA, UMTS, GSM/GPRS receivers, WiMAX (IEEE 802....LISTED UNDER: Demodulators | Modulators
Analog Devices Inc. introduces its Model AD9640 dual 14-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to achieve sampling rates of 150 mega samples per second. Supporting all third-generation (3G) base station wireless standards including W-CDMA, CDMA2000 and TD-SCDMA, it samples at rates beyond 135 ms/s, a common requirement for the WiMAX standard....LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, A / D Converters
Martin Clark, Mike Mulligan, Colin Warwick, The MathWorks, Inc. A multi-domain executable model provides a practical method of global optimization of signal processing and communications systems. Global optimization of the design of a wireless communication system requires exploration of a multi-domain design space encompassing signal processing and communications algorithms and RF subsystem design....LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, Other
austriamicrosystems introduces its AS1526/27 family of 10-bit, single-channel, ultra low power A/D converters. Combining ultra low-power operation at a high sampling speed of 73 ks/s with high dynamic performance in a small SOIC-8 package, this product family is suitable for battery-powered devices and portable data acquisition systems such as remote sensors or pen digitizers....LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, A / D Converters
The growth of RF technology in the wireless communication industry over the past few years has been astonishing. This year alone, more than 850 million cellular phones will be manufactured and sold around the globe. As production volumes rise, test engineers are being challenged to increase their test throughput and decrease their cost of test....LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, Other
MITEQ has released its Microwave and Millimeter Wave Conversion Products short-form catalog. It features a sampling of the company’s latest mixers, images rejection mixers, modulators, multipliers and custom products. There are also sections discussing quality assurance, manufacturing flow diagrams, MITEQ's Space Heritage and options available to the customer.
austriamicrosystems introduces the AS1530/31 family a line of fully differential 12-bit, 8-channel, low power A/D converters with 2.5 V internal reference. Combining low-power operation, high speed (400 ks/s) and four analog input modes with outstanding dynamic performance (SINAD > 70 dB) in a Pb-free TSSOP-20 package, the AS1530/31 family is a good solution for battery-powered devices and portable data acquisition systems such as r...LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, A / D Converters
Aeroflex introduces a short-form catalog and CD. The CD has interactive links for quick and easy access to all of Aeroflex Test Solutions’ product data sheets. The range of products includes solutions for communications test, cellular parametric test, protocol and conformance test, military and avionics test, RF signal generators, PXI modules for RF test, microwave, spectrum and signal analyzers, synthetic test systems, phase noise test systems and more.
Linear Technology introduces the LTC1867L, a 16-bit, 8-channel, 175 ks/s, 3 V supply analog to digital converter. The converter draws 2.7 mW MAX at full speed. The power automatically drops at reduced speeds, typically 0.9 mW at 50 ks/s. This device maintains good DC performance providing 16-bit no missing codes over temperature and ± 3 LSBMAX INL....LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, A / D Converters
Atmel® announces its AT73C213 audio companion chip for multimedia portable applications. Manufactured on the company’s CMOS process, the chip integrates an audio-quality 20-bit stereo DAC and an audio power amplifier providing up to 1 W. The chip is suited for any application where a high-quality audio interface is required, such as mobile phones, PDAs, palmtop computers, digital still cameras, multimedia portable devices, music players,...LISTED UNDER: Digital Hardware, D / A Converters
Hittite announces a high dynamic range vector modulator RFIC which is suitable for wireless infrastructure applications from 1800 to 2200 MHz. The HMC500LP3 is targeted for distortion cancellation applications such as RF pre-distortion and feed-forward, as well as RF cancellation, beam forming, and amplitude/phase correction applications....LISTED UNDER: Modulators
A direct conversion modulator from Linear Technology enables the design of next generation, less costly 3G wireless base station transmitters. The LT5528 is a direct I-Q modulator with uncompromising performance. The LT5528 is targeted for high performance wireless infrastructure applications, including W-CDMA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, and PHS....LISTED UNDER: Modulators
A very high linearity and low noise I/Q demodulator from Linear Technology provides the performance needed for direct conversion and IF conversion of radio signals to baseband for high performance receivers. The LT5517 has an IIP3 of 23.5 dBm and a noise figure of 9.5 dB at 200 MHz, allowing the detection of weak signals, even in the presence of high level interference....LISTED UNDER: Modulators