RF& Microwave Frequency Modulators & Demodulators

Communication Systems & Equipment, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Altera Demonstrates Its Comprehensive FPGA, SoC and Power Solutions at APEC 2015 Offering Greater Efficiencies in Electronic Design

March 16, 2015

Solutions for Integrated Digital DC-DC Power Conversion, Envelope Tracking Voltage Modulation, and Multi-axis Motor Control SAN JOSE, Calif. and CHARLOTTE, N.C., -- APEC 2015 - Altera Corporation (NASDAQ: ALTR) is demonstrating its portfolio of FPGA and power solutions at the Applied Power Electronics Conference, (APEC) being held at the Charlotte Convention Center, in Charlotte, North... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Analog Devices Introduces High-Performance RF ICs for Multi-band Base Stations and Microwave Point-to-Point Radios

June 11, 2014

New programmable, highly integrated modulator, demodulator and dual-mixer simplify design in 3G/4G communications, military/aerospace and instrumentation equipment applications. IMS2014 TAMPA, Fla.-- INTERNATIONAL MICROWAVE SYMPOSIUM-- Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today introduced new highly integrated RF ICs that greatly simplify the design and reduce the development cost of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

TI Adds RF Gain Blocks, Mixers and Modulator to Product Lineup

June 11, 2014

New high-performance RF building blocks are optimized for power and performance DALLAS, -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expanded its RF portfolio today with the addition of high-performance RF gain blocks, down-converting mixers and a complex modulator that provide the industry's best combination of power and performance. The new RF devices are being demonstrated this week in TI's... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Green & Clean

Modulators are available for satellite or terrestrial operations.

April 9, 2013

As independent 1RU system compatible with any existing environment or module for embedding in any 1RU Telairity encoder, Orion modulators for satellite or terrestrial operations fully comply with DVB, ATSC, and ISDB-T standards. Orion 6500 satellite models come with QPSK, 8PSK, 16APSK, and 32APSK, offering rates up to 68 Mbaud. Orion 6600 terrestrial models allow DVB-T2/T2 transmitters to operate close to their saturation regions. L-Band or IF-Band RF output is available with both models. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Distributed Antenna Systems maximize indoor wireless coverage.

April 8, 2013

EtherDAS 1.5™ and EtherDAS S™ can achieve passive intermodulation (PIM) performance of -153 dBc in all 2G, 3G, and 4G bands – from 700 MHz to 2.7 GHz. While EtherDAS 1.5 provides Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) spec of <1.5:1 for optimum impedance match, EtherDAS S employs proprietary technique to shape antenna's radiation pattern and thereby optimize wireless coverage within building. Both products come in N connector, DIN connector, and 500 mm pigtail with N connector versions. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New Modulator Drivers for 100G Applications

September 24, 2012

Amsterdam, NL- M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today at the ECOC Exhibition, Amsterdam, two new modulator drivers for 100G Ethernet applications.<4444>Packaged in a 4.7mm x 6.5mm SMD package, the MAOM-002108 is a high performance MZ modulator driver operating up to 28 Gbps. The driver IC has a... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

LeCroy to Offer Complete Optical Modulation Analysis System Using Southern Photonics "IQScope" Technology

March 20, 2012

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., - LeCroy Corporation announced today that it will launch an Optical Modulation Analyzer (OMA) to work in conjunction with their world leading WaveMaster and LabMaster series of real-time oscilloscopes featuring real-time bandwidths up to 60 GHz. The new OMA will be debuted at the ECOC Exhibition, Amsterdam, Sept. 17-19th, 2012.<4444>LeCroy and Southern Photonics have... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Oclaro Strengthens 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps Coherent Portfolio with New Micro-iTLA and Volume Production of Modulators and Receivers

March 19, 2012

New Micro - iTLA Delivers 3X Reduction in Size; 100 Gbps Coherent Receiver Provides 50 Percent Reduction in Form Factor; Modulators Raise the Bar on Spectral Efficiency<4444>SAN JOSE, Calif., March 5, 2012 - Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), a tier - one provider and innovator of optical communications and laser solutions, today announced that it has further strengthened its 40 Gbps and 100 Gbps... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

RFID Printer/Encoder enables advanced item-level tagging.

March 17, 2011

Incorporating Adaptive Encoding technology, Model R110Xi4 can detect RFID inlay position within label and automatically configure printer/encoder without having to manually calibrate for inlay, ensuring tag accuracy. On-pitch encoding offers ability to print/encode small tags very close together with distance as narrow as .6 in. Model R110Xi4 streamlines supply-chain management applications such as item-level tracking, asset tracking, and inventory management. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

RF Board enables remote control applications.

August 10, 2010

Suited for industrial/commercial telecommand applications, Model CTA88 provides 8-channel digital I/O implementations of remote control functions, using multichannel UHF/VHF band or single frequency FM band wireless radio modules. Unit consists of 2 CTA88-000-DIL chips, CTA88 encoder, CTA88 decoder, ¼ wavelength monopole or helical antennas, 4 jumpers for mode configuration, DIP switches for address and frequency channel configuration, 8 opto-isolated digital inputs, and 8 relay outputs. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Reflective Electro-Absorption Modulator has 60 GHz bandwidth.

December 3, 2009

With insertion loss of only 3.6 dB, combined modulation and photodetection transducer 60G-R-EAM-1550 provides digital optical modulation at 50 GBps, RF modulation over 60 GHz bandwidth, and photodetection with 1.0 A/W responsivity and 43 GHz bandwidth. It operates across 1,550 Nm C-band with low chirp parameter and is designed for use with laser diode source. It is available in custom variants, standard package with RF connectors is suited for use with external RF components/drivers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Mixers and Modulators enable high-density radio cards.

October 14, 2009

Designed for LTE and 4G cellular base stations, ADRF660x Mixers and ADRF670x Modulators each combine multiple discrete functional blocks into single device. ADRF670x models integrate analog I/Q modulator with input bandwidth of 500 MHz, RF output switch, and PLL with VCO in one RFIC, while ADRF660x models integrate high-linearity active RF mixer, RF input balun for single-ended 50 W input, and PLL synthesizer with integrated VCO. All share common SPI control interface. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Stimulus Transmitter features optional WiMAX modulator.

September 10, 2009

Dual-band stimulus transmitter Tortoise(TM) is offered with optional OFDMA modulator designed for simulating WiMAX base station transmissions and network traffic. Modulator, when used with Tortoise(TM), can deliver 10 W of Class A output from 2.5-2.7 and 3.4-3.7 GHz with user selectable data such as ID Cell, segment, and frame length. Transmitter features dual Class A amplifiers that simultaneously transmit up to 45 W each, allowing for conducting drive-studies within 2 distinct bands. Read More

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment

RFID Reader/Encoder suits mobile and medical environments.

September 16, 2008

TagRunners can be used in mobile environments for asset tracking/traceability, and in medical environments such as hospitals to ensure patient file/blood vial tracking. With ability to read up to 15,000 tags during continuous 48 hr use, user can check real-time battery status from mobile device. Features include RFID HF 13.56 MHz technology, Bluetooth Class 1 (up to 100 m), contact reading, protocol support, reading/encoding function, timestamp, no data loss mode, and auto reconnection. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Sigma-Delta Converter targets 900 MHz band RF applications.

August 15, 2008

Operating from 840-960 MHz, Model ADF9010 integrates Tx quadrature modulator with integer-N synthesizer and on-chip VCO, achieving LO phase noise of -140 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. Rx low pass filter gain is programmable from 3-24 dB in 3 dB steps. Filter features 4 programmable modes, with auto-calibrated cutoff frequencies of 330 kHz, 880 kHz, and 2 MHz. Transmit path delivers OIP3 of 24 dBm, output P1 dB of +10 dBm, and output noise floor at -158 dBm/Hz. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Bookham Introduces Ultra Small 40Gb/s Mach Zehnder Modulator Chip

February 27, 2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 21 -- Bookham, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKHM), has announced that it has developed and demonstrated an ultra small, 5mm 40Gb/s Optical Differential Quadrature Phase Shift Keying (ODQPSK) modulator chip, implemented through proprietary indium phosphide Mach Zehnder (InP MZ) technology. Bookham will combine this functionality with its highly successful tunable laser in new products... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Quadrature Modulator suits GSM cellular basestations.

January 30, 2007

Optimized for 850-965 MHz GSM, CDMA2000, ISM, and RFID modulator applications, Model LT5571 comprises 2 matched mixers, 50 W LO input buffer, 0/90° LO phase shifter, and on-chip RF output transformer operating within 620-1,100 MHz band. Device accepts I and Q baseband signals and modulates directly to RF. It features OIP3 of 21.7 dBm and OIP2 of 63.8 dBm at 900 MHz while drawing 97 mA quiescent current at 5 V supply. Read More

Automatic ID, Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Labels, Tags, Signage & Equipment

RFID Printer/Encoder is suitable for high volume applications.

October 27, 2006

Built on XiIIIPlus(TM) platform, R110Xi high frequency (HF) radio frequency identification (RFID) tabletop printer/encoder offers 4 in. print widths, 203 and 300 dpi print resolution, and XML encoding. It encodes passive inlays using multi-protocols such as ISO15693 and ISO18000-3 mode 1, and provides MIFARE® ultralight support. Industrial, multi-protocol RFID solution is suitable for high-volume and on-demand smart label printing and RFID tag encoding. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Switch is suited for cross-modulation in Cell and PCS paths.

July 20, 2006

MASWSS0191 GaAs SP3T 2.6 V CDMA-GPS Switch features linearity up to 3.0 GHz, typical insertion loss of 0.65 dB, and IIP3 of 58 dBm. Switch has 2 mm 8-lead STDFN packaging and is fabricated on 0.5-micron gate-length GaAs PHEMT process with full passivation. Suited for CDMA handsets and applications requiring switching on single antenna, switch maximizes system linearity performance while minimizing Tx and Rx path loss. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Terrestrial Modulator enables reproduction of SFN networks.

January 18, 2006

Providing UHF and VHF output, RFModeler can modulate transport stream in DVB-T and DVB-H modes, merge clean broadcast quality signal with mastered level of white noise, overlap terrestrial signal with multipath echoes, and set fading level. It handles 5-8 MHz bandwidth; 2k, 4k and 8k FFT size; TPS signalization; and hierarchical mode. Modulator can synchronize either directly from data input source or from external 10 MHz clock source. Read More