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How important is peak power measurement for a radar system?

How important is peak power measurement for a radar system?

Radar systems are used in military and civil aviation, weather system tracking and automobile traffic control, etc. All these systems have several things in common, including transmitting and receiving reflected radio frequency energy from distant objects
2021-07-19
How is RF power detected?

How is RF power detected?

In today’s wireless world, RF signals are transmitted and received to effectively send data and facilitate wireless communications. Among all the parameters to consider in RF design, power measurements remain one of the most critical metrics for designers
2021-07-07
Two definitions of phase noise and brief description of test methods

Two definitions of phase noise and brief description of test methods

Phase noise is a very important radio frequency index. In a communication system, phase noise will affect the vector modulation error of the vector modulation signal and worsen the bit error rate. In radar applications, phase noise will affect the radar's
2021-06-23
New AmpliVisionS 80 W Solid-State Power Amplifier from 2 to 8GHz

New AmpliVisionS 80 W Solid-State Power Amplifier from 2 to 8GHz

AmpliVisionS, a company working at the leading edge of high power GaN solid-state amplifier research and development in China., has announced the release of a new, compact, Wideband High Power Amplifier (WHPA) that operates in 2-8 GHz. Model AVBR2080H549
2021-03-24
How GaN improves the bandwidth and power of RF power amplifiers

How GaN improves the bandwidth and power of RF power amplifiers

The GaN revolution has swept the entire industry and allowed MMICs to generate more than 1 W of power at dozens of bandwidths. Therefore, this field dominated by traveling wave tubes in the past has begun to give way to semiconductor equipment. The emerge
2021-03-09
SOLID STATE HIGH POWER AMPLIFIER BUYING GUIDE

SOLID STATE HIGH POWER AMPLIFIER BUYING GUIDE

SSPA (Solid State Power Amplifier) is an RF amplifier comprising a series of combined FET (field effect transmitter) that amplify the RF signals. These are made up of semiconductor devices such as Gallium Nitride (GaN) or Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) which pro
2021-02-25
Challenges in solid state power amplifier testing

Challenges in solid state power amplifier testing

Solid-State Power amplifiers are very important components in wireless communication systems, which are mainly used to amplify the low-power RF signal generated by the modulation oscillator circuit to obtain enough RF output power to be fed to the antenna
2021-02-23
What should be paid attention to when testing P1dB?

What should be paid attention to when testing P1dB?

Non-linearity is a topic that cannot be avoided by RF active devices such as PA and LNA. Although it is inevitable, it is still hoped to keep it as low as possible to reduce the impact on the system. There are many parameters to measure nonlinear characte
2021-02-03
New AmpliVisionS 2-6 GHz,100W GaN Power Amplifier

New AmpliVisionS 2-6 GHz,100W GaN Power Amplifier

Model AVBR2060U50 is a 100W high gain Solid State Broadband High Power Amplifier. This amplifier subsystem utilizes the latest high power RF GaN transistors and provides a 50W P1dB output.
2020-11-18
Environmental Testing for power amplifiers at AmpliVisionS

Environmental Testing for power amplifiers at AmpliVisionS

AmpliVisionS knows our solid state power amplifiers are critical to mission success and need to survive from extreme environmental conditions. Considering this situation, AmpliVisionS build an  environmental screening lab with thermal cycling test capabil
2020-10-21