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Mini-Circuits Interviews Dalma Novak, Optical Comms Innovator and Advocate for Gender Equality in Engineering
Read Mini-Circuits' exclusive interview with Dalma Novak, a pioneering figure in RF and fiber optic communications, co-founder of Octane Wireless and prominent leader for gender equality in the engineering field.
Go to School on RF Power Amplifier Classes
Learn about the differences in how Class-A, B, AB, C and other classes of solid-state power amplifiers (SSPAs) are biased and how they perform with respect to linearity, efficiency and output power.
Capacitance, Heterodyning and The Strange Music of the Theremin
See how basic principles of capacitance and heterodyning come together in the unique music of the theremin, an electronic instrument you play without touching it.
Discovering Invisible Waves: The Life and Accomplishments of Heinrich Hertz
The discoveries of German physicist Heinrich Hertz transformed our understanding of electromagnetism and laid the foundation for wireless communication and the rise of the RF industry. Learn more about his life and work.
Extending the Performance and Frequency Envelope for QFN Packaging Technology
High-frequency packaging has historically been a significant factor in total BOM costs. See how Mini-Circuits has developed innovative techniques for to push frequency range of standard, over-molded QFN packaging up to 50 GHz!
Engineer, Scholar, Pioneer: A Look at the Legacy of Edith Clarke
Mini-Circuits celebrates the accomplishments of Edith Clarke, widely recognized as the first woman electrical engineer. Her pursuit of a career in the exclusively male-dominated engineering industry was only one of the many obstacles Clarke overcame in her life. Learn more about her extraordinary journey on our blog.
Radio History: The Rise, Fall and Resurrection of LORAN
LORAN, short for long range navigation, was the first system developed by the United States capable of pinpointing a receiver’s location. Learn how this revolutionary technology helped military and civilian ships navigate the ocean for nearly 60 years.
Choosing the Right RF Coaxial Cable Assembly for Your Application
Choosing the right RF coaxial cable from thousands of options on the market can be a daunting task. Review the fundamentals of cable construction, connector types, performance parameters and common tradeoffs in this guide to choosing the right cable for your application.
Radio History: Titanic’s Wireless Officer and the Spark Gap Telegraph
The first wireless device, the spark-gap telegraph, was mainly used for maritime communication, but it’s famous for more than revolutionizing long-distance communication. It was outfitted on one of the most famous ships in history, the Titanic. Read about the telegraph’s contribution to maritime communication and how Titanic’s telegraphist contributed to the ship’s untimely demise.
RF Engineering Meets Virology in Novel Sterilization Technology
Resonō, a New-York-City-based startup is using RF engineering to develop the world's fastest, most effective and safest sterilization technology, and Mini-Circuits played a small part in supporting their development efforts.
Great Women in RF Engineering: Celebrating Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Mini-Circuits is kicking off a new series on our blog celebrating the many amazing women who have pursued successful RF and microwave careers. Our first installment features Jocelyn Bell Burnell, an influential astrophysicist who discovered pulsars and revolutionized radio astronomy.
Seven Things We’re Grateful for This Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving at Mini-Circuits, we reflect on all we have to be grateful for. Here are seven reasons we feel lucky to be part of the Mini-Circuits family after a year full of new challenges and change.