December 11, 2023

    2023’s blog topics covered a lot of ground this year! From the Ultra-Wideband frontier of precision location applications for your car to steer in the right direction with phased array antennas, getting a grip on GaN, and regulating low power at high voltage, 2023 offered value and a lot to think about for our Qorvo blog visitors. Here’s a look at the five blog posts that topped the list.

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    #1 Better Driving Experience

    Automotive manufacturers are looking for better ways to secure modern cars. Read why they’re adopting Ultra-Wideband (UWB) precision location technology with the Digital Key protocol to create a secure bubble around a vehicle. Read More.

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    #2 True Time Delay: What It Is and How It Works

    Want ASEA system-level performance? Understanding the differences between Time Delay Units (TDUs) and Phase Shifters or using them together is essential to achieving it. This blog outlines what a time delay unit (TDU) is, and how it can be used in a phased array radar system to reduce or eliminate beam squint. Read More.

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    #3 What You Need to Know About GaN Technology

    GaN has been around since the early 1990s, and since then has become the go-to technology for many military, space and commercial applications. Its unique material properties are helping markets like 5G become commonplace. This post will help you better understand everything you need to know about GaN, including those things you may not have realized. Read More.

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    #4 Easy Methods to Optimize Mobile Antenna Tuning

    Designing mobile devices that have many antennas is a tricky give-and-take process. This blog will help navigate you through the steps to achieve a cellular and Wi-Fi design with optimized antenna efficiency, small form-factor and RF range. Read More.

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    #5 Wide Bandgap FETs Make Regulating High Voltage Simple

    Being the go-to guy for designing the high-voltage power supplies used in charged-particle optics at various instrumentation companies earlier in his career, Qorvo’s Mike Engelhardt shares a personal reflection at his mentor, and learning to regulate low power at high voltage. Read More.


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