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AWR Corporation, the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, announces the winners of its 2013 National Taiwan University Student Design Competition. AWR partnered with National
A “how to” list of practical considerations for adding wireless capablities to machines.
RF and mixed-signal intellectual-property (IP) technologies benefit from real growth, rumors of Apple’s WiFi chips, and MEMS. The wireless chip market will be the leading growth
RF and baseband SOC in 65 nm CMOS for Intelligent Transport Systems based on the Catena IEEE802.11x platform
Wireless communication is finding its way into our daily life in numerous applications where most of us take it for granted to access information wherever we go. As an example,
No one could have imagined the impact of the mobile handset on society when it was first introduced commercially over 20 years ago. Today we depend on our cell phones for many different
Highlights from the major IEEE RF and Microwave show include the purported death of GaAs, non-CMOS stacked die, women engineers and microapps.
Imec’s science writers report from the International Technology Forum (ITF) last week in Brussels. Mieke Van Bavel reports on ‘sensing the world with millimeter-waves’, based on the imec ITF2013 presentation
I’ve got Tesla on the brain this week, so I’d like to review some of the events in his life and their outcome with you. Don’t worry, I’m getting to a point. Tesla is rumored
In a recent press release, the SOI wafer leader Soitec said that chips built on its SOI wafers were found in over half of the smartphones and tablets in the market worldwide. 50%? That’s
Wireless devices have become an ubiquitous part of daily life for billions of people. The projections of sales for these devices, particularly those tailored for mobile applications,
Handsets, infrastructures and short-range applications must all be optimized for smaller areas, faster operation and better power efficiently.
From the Blogosphere
Need low power AND wireless communications in your application? We have the perfect tool for you! Jump start your design with this eZ430 platform from MSP430 and the CC2500 2.4 GHz transceiver. The eZ430-RF2500-SEH also comes with a solar panel to make your design truly wireless! And now all of this is available for 60%...
What’s inside Tektronix’s new MDO3000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope? Dave does a teardown and looks at the circuitry and how they can get such a cheap 3GHz RF spectrum analyser to work. MDO4000 Teardown: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9_JxRiuS5A Datasheets: HMC624 Digital RF Attenuator HMC311 InGaP HBT GAIN BLOCK...
Another thing....it's important to give us the subversion of code that you are using.e.g. type in an xterm:spectre -Wvirtuoso -W (if using IC6.1.X)icfb -W (if using IC5.1.41)There are a lot of great improvements to the nport. Please see:MMSIM 12.1 SpectreRF -- Preview of Coming nport Attractions!http://www.cadence.com/Community/blogs/rf/archive/2012/11/19/spectre-rf-mmsim-12-1-preview-of-coming-attractions.aspx?postID=1315078 Best...
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and Cubic Micro have developed and demonstrated a 400MHz radio frequency (RF) transceiver that claims to offer the highest power efficiency to deliver high quality signals over the industry’s widest coverage in wireless sensor network applications. The transceiver is integrated...