Tag: mmWave

How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

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How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

Eric Hsu 2020.10.22

The promise of 5G is faster and more reliable communications. To enable mobile broadband communications, 5G uses existing and new technologies to achieve extreme data throughputs. The introduction of

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #5G #Wireless Device Test #mmWave

How 5G Works: Understanding the Difference Between Beamsteering and Beamforming

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How 5G Works: Understanding the Difference Between Beamsteering and Beamforming

Jessy Cavazos 2020.08.31

The move to millimeter-wave (mmWave) frequencies in 5G is disrupting design and test for communication devices and systems. Higher path loss creates significant challenges for engineers. High-gain ant

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#5G #mmWave #massive MIMO

Understanding Radar Part 1 - Fundamentals

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Understanding Radar Part 1 - Fundamentals

Kristian Allin 2020.09.01

The recent explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, rocked the world and dominated our news feeds. The fifth largest artificial, non-nuclear explosion in recorded history devastated the Lebanese capital, killing

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#Aerospace + Defense #EW #PathWave #mmWave

mmWave 5G OTA Measurements Fundamentals

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mmWave 5G OTA Measurements Fundamentals

Jessy Cavazos 2020.08.27

5G millimeter-wave (mmWave) devices bring over-the-air (OTA) challenges to design and test engineers across the device workflow. OTA is the only viable approach for all radio test cases at mmWave freq

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#5G #mmWave #Wireless Device Test

Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

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Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

Eric Hsu 2020.08.24

With strong demand for faster data throughput, satellite communications use high-order modulation schemes to improve their spectral efficiency. However, satellite channel impairments such as large pat

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #mmWave

5G NR: A Step-Function Increase Over 4G LTE

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5G NR: A Step-Function Increase Over 4G LTE

Jessy Cavazos 2020.07.23

5G specifications are driven by two key organizations - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP). The ITU established the vision for 5G with th

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#5G #massive MIMO #mmWave