Learn how whitening filters solve problems in low-power radios when transmitting long identical bit sequences. Explore their significance in protocols like BLE and ZigBee.
August 02, 2023 by Nthatisi Hlapisi
Fari Assaderaghi and SiTime are aiming to disrupt the 70-year-old quartz timing industry by replacing crystals with silicon MEMS. After nearly two decades of following “Moore’s Law for timing improvements,” their time may have finally arrived.
July 11, 2023 by Daniel Bogdanoff
Understanding PCB material parameters such as relative permittivity and loss tangent allows us to discuss some important considerations for choosing the right material when designing a high-speed/high-frequency application.
July 05, 2023 by Dr. Steve Arar
The Y-factor method is a widely used technique for measuring the gain and noise figure (NF) of RF components. This article will help you understand the differences between the insertion gain and the available gain, while avoiding potentially significant errors when measuring the noise figure.
June 28, 2023 by Dr. Steve Arar