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    The Move into mmWave Frequencies (Part 3)

    Feb. 28, 2024
    This video series details the issues that RF/mmWave designers face as they address the millimeter-wave spectrum. Part 3 focuses on analysis of wideband receivers.
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    The Move into mmWave Frequencies (Part 2)

    Jan. 30, 2024
    This video series details the issues that RF/mmWave designers face as they address the millimeter-wave spectrum. Part 2 covers topics such as antenna array design, testing beamforming...
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    Laser and Glass Cell Create Non-Metallic, Atom-Based Microwave Antenna

    Nov. 21, 2023
    A non-contact, non-metallic gigahertz antenna uses an enclosed vapor cell of excited rubidium atoms with laser beams for sensing their state.
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    3D Coil Receiver Antenna for VR/AR Claimed as Smallest Available

    Aug. 1, 2023
    Arriving on the market at approximately 60% the size of similar products, the 3DCC03 series is designed to meet the growing demand for miniaturization of EM motion tracking sensors...
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    Compliant 3D-Printed Mechanism Produces Deformable, Tunable GHz-Range Antenna

    May 25, 2023
    A deformable patch antenna based on 3D-printed “iris” design supports continuous tuning over a wide range.

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    New Antennas Tuned to the Latest Communications Tech

    April 19, 2023
    Novel antenna technologies are helping to drive faster networks and innovate for the future.
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    How to Cloak Radiating Elements in Multiband Antennas for Optimized Performance

    Nov. 18, 2022
    The increasing complexity of mobile communications networks over the last 40 years has been astounding. This transformation has significantly changed radio-access-network antenna...
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    When to Combine True Time Delays and Phase Shifters in a Hybrid Beamforming Approach

    Oct. 7, 2022
    While electronic beamforming can be accomplished using either phase shifters or true time delays, both have pros and cons. Consider combining them in a hybrid beamforming technique...
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    Strengthen SATCOM with SDR-Enhanced Phased-Array Antennas

    Sept. 22, 2022
    Many SATCOM apps require constant communication between the satellite and ground station, which can be difficult with conventional antennas. Phased-array technologies, coupled...
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    Effectively Overcoming RF PCB Antenna Design Issues

    Aug. 30, 2022
    The article shares some practical tips for dealing with issues like noise sensitivity and tight impedance margins when designing antennas for an RF PCB.
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    Series Topic: Algorithms to Antennas

    May 18, 2022
    This ongoing series investigates the challenges associated with building today’s wireless systems and offers resources to aid development.
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    Flat-Panel Phased-Array Antenna Design

    Dec. 7, 2020
    Though they’re poised to take off, limitations in available chipsets have held flat-panel phased arrays back. With advances in GaN-process and IC-packaging technologies, the benefits...
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 6)—Sidelobes and Tapering

    Oct. 1, 2020
    This sixth installment closes out the series on phased-array antenna patterns with a discussion of antenna sidelobes and the effect of tapering across an array.
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 5)—Beam Squint

    Sept. 21, 2020
    In Part 4 of this series on phased-array antenna patterns, we covered grating lobes. Part 5 turns its attention to beam squint: changes in beam angle as a function of frequency...
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 4)—Grating Lobes

    Sept. 10, 2020
    This latest installment in the series examines the topic of grating lobes with a focus on element spacing.
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 3)—Linear-Array Beam Characteristics and Array Factor

    Aug. 17, 2020
    Part 3 of this six-part series covers beamwidth, combining element and array factors, and antenna plots.
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    Series Topic: Phased-Array Antenna Design

    Aug. 12, 2020
    Take some deep dives into the black art of phased-array antenna design.
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 2)—Linear-Array Beam Characteristics and Array Factor

    Aug. 5, 2020
    Part 2 of this six-part series takes a look at antenna gain, directivity, and aperture, in addition to array factors.
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    It’s All About the Antennas for 5G

    June 26, 2020
    For 5G technology to function as expected in apps from factory automation to self-driving vehicles, multiple antennas must be properly implemented.
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    Phased-Array Antenna Patterns (Part 1)—Linear-Array Beam Characteristics and Array Factor

    June 10, 2020
    In this first of six articles, learn some of the basics of phased-array antenna patterns, starting with the simpler example of a linear array.
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    Building Blocks for 28-GHz Small Cells

    May 13, 2020
    One of the more significant 5G innovations is the ability to operate in the millimeter-wave spectrum. Support for high-frequency bands opens underused spectrum to bolster 5G network...
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    Create Robust UHF RFID Tag Antennas on Dielectric Substrates

    March 10, 2017
    The latest synthesis and optimization tools offer dynamic, less complex approaches to designing RFID tag antennas.
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    Receive a Clear Picture of Antennas

    Dec. 17, 2015
    Antennas are among the most important components in any RF/microwave system, sending and receiving high-frequency signals and their messages across free space.
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    Antennas Get No Respect

    June 18, 2015
    The final frontier of wireless technology is antenna design, and the future of advanced networks will depend heavily on improved antenna technology.
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    5 Antenna Topologies Squeeze into IoT Modules

    Feb. 9, 2015
    As Internet of Things modules continue to shrink and incorporate more wireless technologies, making space for antennas is becoming an increasingly significant challenge.