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U.S. Army Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of Tactical Aircraft Transponder Simulation System

September 23, 2016

NuWaves Partners with ViaSat to Accurately Simulate the RF Signal Environment MIDDLETOWN, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract with the U.S. Army’s Redstone Test Center (RTC) to research and develop a Mode 5 Identification...Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

London Calling: Rohde & Schwarz Presents leading-edge Microwave T&M Solutions at EuMW 2016

September 20, 2016

Rohde Schwarz follows the call to London to attend European Microwave Week, where the company will demonstrate its T&M highlights for demanding applications in the aerospace & defense, automotive and wireless industries. In focus: test solutions for satellite communications, for radar applications in the A&D and automotive sectors and for the next generation of mobile networks 5G. Munich -...Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rohde & Schwarz Test Solutions Help Define and Standardize 5G

September 7, 2016

COLUMBIA, Md. - Rohde Schwarz has enhanced its proven test solution platforms to include advanced capabilities that are facilitating the research, development and standardization of 5G. The fifth generation of mobile radio will open up new frequency bands for commercial wireless communications in the microwave and millimeter wave ranges to increase date rates on a massive scale. To implement...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generators offer modulation capabilities.

September 7, 2016

Equipped with 4.3 in. TFT LCD, Siglent SDG1000X Series of Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators output sine, square, ramp, and pulse waveforms to 60 MHz with 14-bit sampling rate of 150 MSa/s at up to ±20 V. Units feature patented EasyPulse technology for low jitter and fast rising and falling edges that are frequency-independent, even at low duty cycle settings. With 0 dBm output, THD is less than 0.075%, with harmonics and spurious less than -40 dBc throughout entire bandwidth. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Lab Brick Signal Generator offers up to 80 dB power control range.

June 3, 2016

Covering 6–18 GHz range, LMS-183DX offers power control range of 80 dB (+10 to -70 dBm) from 6–13 GHz and 65 dB (+10 to -55 dBm) from 13–18 GHz. Max harmonics are -25 dBc (-38 dBc typ) when unit is set to +10 dBm output power. Controlled and powered via USB, portable unit weighs <1 lb and typically operates with VSWR at 1:4:1 (2.0:1 max). Features include phase-continuous linear frequency sweeping, internal/external 10 MHz reference, and optional pulse modulation. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Programmable Clock Generators deliver power, flexibility.

June 2, 2016

Respectively available in 4 x 4 mm 24-QFN and 3 x 3 mm 20-QFN packages, VersaClock® 3S 5P35023/5P35021 can replace multiple crystals or XOs. Proactive power conservation, performance-based power balancing, and dynamic frequency control (supported by OTP memory), Overshoot Reduction Technology, and 2 differential outputs are standard. Differing in number of single-ended LVCMOS outputs, both models have digitally controlled oscillator supplying system with 32.768 KHz clock. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Generator (2-8 GHz) features -40 dBc harmonic performance.

June 2, 2016

Operating in 2–8 GHz range with resolution of 100 Hz and 100 µsec switching time, LMS-802DX has power control range of 80 dB (+10 to -70 dBm). Features include phasecontinuous linear-frequency sweeping, internal/external 10 MHz reference, and optional pulse modulation. Operated and powered through USB, Lab Brick signal generators are controlled via included GUI or through API. ROHS-compliant products can be used with any PC or laptop computer with USB 2.0 port and Windows OS. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generator handles diverse jobs via 3-in-1 functionality.

May 26, 2016

With basic, advanced, and digital modes, AWG4000 Series weighs <15 lb, incorporates 10.1 in. touchscreen, and offers 2 analog channels, up to 2.5 GSPS sampling rate, 750 MHz bandwidth, 14-bit vertical resolution, up to 64 Mpt/ch arbitrary memory, sequence with up to 16,384 entries, and 32-bit digital channels. Memory and digital outputs can be upgraded in field. This portable signal generator offers basic arbitrary/function generation (AFG) UI as well as Windows-based UI. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Signal Generators feature 125 MSa/s sample rate.

May 23, 2016

Capable of generating 5 MHz and 10 MHz sine wave respectively, Models SFG-205 and SFG-210 are single-channel arbitrary/function waveform generators featuring 3.5 in. color display and numeric keypad. Units include non-volatile memory to create, store, and recall arbitrary waveforms of up to 16,000 points with 14-bit vertical resolution. With USB port on rear panel, users can interface with application software to create and load arbitrary waveforms. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Mobile Induction Generators feature intuitive user interface.

May 12, 2016

Depending on model, PICO-S, PICO-M, and PICO-L can be configured as medium frequency or high frequency energy sources from 5–150 kW. Units feature continuous, tap, and timer modes, as well as power, current, and temperature control. Plug-and-play generators are equipped with memory for up to 50 recipes and 8 individual timers with up to 600 sec runtime each. Typical applications include inspection work in power plants, heating components before joining, and induction brazing. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

New Programmable Attenuators, Signal Generators, and Switches on Display at IMS Booth #523

May 9, 2016

Newburyport, MA – Vaunix Technology Corporation, a manufacturer of USB controlled and powered test equipment, will be debuting two new test application solutions at the 2016 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in San Francisco, the LDA-203 and the LMS-802DX. The LDA-203 is a new digital attenuator with an operating frequency of 1 to 20 GHz. It features a 0 to 63 dB attenuation range and...Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Noise Sources cover frequency bands up to 60 GHz.

April 8, 2016

Available in 30 models from 100 KHz to 60 GHz, Coaxial Packaged Noise Sources offer wide range of output ENR levels from 7–35 dB. Amplified models have output power levels from -14 dBm to +10 dBm. Enclosed in rugged metal packages with variety of DC and output RF connector options, most are designed to meet MIL-STD-202F environmental test conditions and all are EAR99. Products can serve as reference sources to measure system level noise figure for test and measurement applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Waveform Generators utilize Direct Digital Synthesis.

January 14, 2016

Deriving function and arbitrary waveforms using Direct Digital Synthesis (DDS) technology, OWON AG-S Series provide stable, precise, low-distortion signals from DC to 150 MHz with 14-bit vertical resolution. Standard functions include sine, square, pulse, and ramp, and other features include noise output and built-in arbitrary waveforms. Z out is adjustable from 50 Omega to Hi-Z, in which mode output in excess of 20 Vp-p is possible; 7.07 Vrms waveform can be achieved with adjustment headroom. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Vector Signal Generators are suited for in-field use.

December 10, 2015

Respectively offering frequency ranges up to 2.2 and 6.2 GHz, Triarchy Techologies VSG2G1 and VSG6G1 are portable RF signal sources let users customize test functions to meet needs of proprietary and other non-standard wireless protocols. Frequency sweep, frequency hopping using I&Q modulation, and arbitrary signal generation are possible. Suited for field test situations, both models can be configured to operate without connected PC or operate in ATE systems as signal source module. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Signal Generators have 9 kHz to 3.0 GHz output frequencies.

November 12, 2015

With full remote control capability and digital automatic level control circuit scheme, Rigol DSG800 provides RF signal source with max output of +20 dBm and frequency resolution of 0.01 Hz at any frequency. SSB noise is -115 dBc/Hz, and internal clock exhibits <2 ppm standard or 5 ppb optional stability. As guided by 3.5 in. color LCD with grouped controls, operation is intuitive. Other features include sweep functions, analog modulation functions, and optional pulse train generation.
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Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Continental Resources Features Keysight Technologies Test Equipment for Next Generation RF / Microwave Product Development

November 3, 2015

Continental Resources (ConRes) Test and Measurement Division features Keysight Technology's (formerly Agilent) signal analyzers (spectrum analyzers), network analyzers, and signal generators for next generation RF/microware product development. The advanced test equipment supports design and test of RFIC (Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit), MMIC (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit), RF...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Clock Generators provides ultra-low jitter of 100 fsec.

October 6, 2015

Supplied in 7 x 7 mm QFN package, LMK033x8 promotes telecommunications infrastructure equipment reliability. Up to 2 PLLatinum™ fractional-N PLLs with 8 outputs enable jitter performance of 100 fsec RMS over multiple integration bandwidths (1 KHz to 5 MHz and 12 KHz to 20 MHz). Pin-mode control feature enables designers to select from 71 pre-programmed frequency startup plans. While integrated EEPROM facilitates customization, I²C interface gives designers control of device configuration. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Master Sync Generator supports IP-based video infrastructure.

September 15, 2015

Equipped with multiple independent black burst and HD tri-level sync outputs, SPG8000A Master Sync Generator supports both traditional SDI-based video and IP-based video infrastructures. Optional, field-upgradeable IEEE 1588 PTP grandmaster clock enables precise synchronization of IP-based production workflow. During loss and recovery of reference input signal, Stay GenLock and GPS Holdover and Recovery system prevent synchronization shock to system. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Delay/Pulse Generator offers 250 psec resolution.

September 1, 2015

With 250 psec width and delay resolution and <200 psec internal jitter, 4- or 8-channel Model 577 enables precise timing up to 1,000 sec. Each output is individually configurable with its own trigger, gate, delay, and width settings. Optical and electrical outputs and inputs (or combination thereof) are optionally available, and LED output stage can be configured for 2, 4, or 8 outputs at 820 or 1,300 nm. Other features include pulse picking and selectable external clocks. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Arbitrary/Function Generators are available in 150 MHz models.

August 20, 2015

Available with 1 or 2 channels, AFG3151C and AFG3152C feature intuitive UI that shows at-a-glance information to promote productivity. Display size and 25 shortcut keys foster usability, while included 12 standard waveforms, arbitrary waveform capability, and signal impairment options support diverse application requirements. Also included, ArbExpress software lets waveforms be created from any Tektronix oscilloscope or defined by standard functions, equation editor, and waveform math. Read More