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Tiny Graphene Radios May Lead to Internet of Nano-Things

For wireless communication, we’re all stuck on the same traffic-clogged highway — it’s a section of the...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Chalcogenide Nanoionic-Based Radio Frequency Switch

NASA’s Glenn Research Center has developed nanoionic-based radio frequency (RF) switches for use in devices that rely...

Products: RF & Microwave Electronics
Frequency Synthesizer

The THOR-16000-XA multi-output frequency synthesizer from EM Research, Reno, NV, features a single 800-MHz and dual 16-GHz RF outputs. The unit locks to an external 50-MHz reference and exhibits low phase noise at both RF...

News: Imaging
New Algorithm Reveals Underground Water Levels

Researchers from Stanford University have used satellite data and a new computer algorithm to gauge groundwater levels in Colorado’s San Luis Valley agricultural basin. The technique "fills in"...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
High-Data-Rate Platform to Capture and Analyze Raw Baseband Clock/Data

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) Testbed has a need to capture and analyze high-datarate (<2...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
V-FASTR Radio Transient Classifier

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

The V-FASTR (VLBA Fast Transient Experiment) system was motivated by the desire to monitor the radio sky for interesting transient events. To be...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Wideband, Dual-Polarized, Ultra-Low-Noise Focal Plane Array Feed for Active/Passive Microwave Remote Sensing

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

NASA missions utilize active, passive, or both, microwave sounders with a large...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
RF Source Modifications to Improve Performance of an Electronegative Plasma Thruster

Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama

In traditional gridded electrostatic ion thrusters, positively charged ions are generated from a plasma discharge of...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Simple Impedance Matched Planar Microwave Blocking Filter

Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Thermal blocking filters find wide use in cryogenic applications ranging from quantum computing to ultra-low-noise detectors. They...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Microwave Regenerative Sorbent-based Hydrogen Purifier (MRSHP)

Marshall Space Flight Center, Alabama

The Microwave Regenerative Sorbent-based Hydrogen Purifier (MRSHP) is a unique microwave power-based technology demonstrator created for...

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