5G Design Articles

Bluetooth 5: More speeds, more range, new RF tests

Bluetooth keeps evolving as new applications for the wireless technology arise. Bluetooth 5 adds features that will appeal to designers of IoT Read More...

Where 5G development begins: National Instruments 5G lab

Gain insight from industry influencers on how 5G standards will shape everything from healthcare and automation to autonomous vehicles and smart Read More...

QSFP-DD pluggable modules boost data density

An array of high-speed, high-density solutions revolving around various small form-factor pluggable modules gained considerable traction in Read More...

Guard your portable device while it sleeps

Designers of portable electronic equipment can extend battery life by placing a device in a low-power standby mode of operation whenever it is not Read More...

Edge servers ease network congestion

A new generation of standard COM Express modules offer server power for “edge” computing while reducing network load and centralized Read More...

The Pythagorean theorem: engineering applications

I was not even aware that there was such a day as Pythagorean Day until this year, but it brought to my attention some really interesting engineering Read More...

SFP optical modules: Legacy compatibility vs. improved performance

Two options have emerged to get datacenter electrical and optical signals to support higher speeds. The choice of microQSFP or SFP-DD connectors Read More...

A guide to using FETs for voltage controlled circuits, Part 1

This article explores several approaches for using FETs in voltage controlled circuits. Read More...

Electrostatic deflection in conformable mirrors

See how conformable mirrors can be used for satellites, telescopes, confocal microscopes, and other adaptive optics. Read More...

What’s in store for optical biosensors? Part 1

Optical sensors represent the most common type of biosensor. This two-part series provides a technical background on how optical techniques are used Read More...

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