TI launches next-gen WiLink Product News 2/21/2012 Post a comment The WiLink™ 8.0 product family is a collection of 45nm single-chip solutions that integrate up to five different radios for next-generation mobile Wi-Fi, GNSS, NFC, Bluetooth and FM transmit/receive applications.
Eight-channel RF measurement broadens LTE analysis Product News 2/15/2012 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. has enhanced its N7109A multi-channel signal analyzer for emerging multichannel LTE, LTE-Advanced and MIMO RF measurement requirements, including LTE antenna beam forming and LTE-Advanced carrier aggregation.
Design networks for wireless M2M applications Design How-To 2/9/2012 3 comments Star networks present unique challenges, from managing the number of end nodes, ensuring connectivity, and balancing data from and to the source point. They can benefit from a simpler, more effective solution.
RFaxis front-end IC assists ZigBee networks Product News 2/7/2012 1 comment RFaxis has launched the RFX2411, a 2.4GHz single-chip ZigBee® RF Front-end IC (RFeIC™) which integrates a power amplifier, low noise amplifier and antenna diversity switch in single-die CMOS process.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments