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Bench Talk for Design Engineers

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Qorvo Webinar Covers Design Challenges Tommy Cummings

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For anything and everything you need to know about radio frequency and power management technology, Qorvo’s Design Summit fits the bill.

The summit is a comprehensive month-long series of virtual webinars on design challenges for 5G, Wi-Fi, radar, mobile, and motor control. The free webinar brings together several experts and kicks off Aug. 12 and continues through Sept. 3. Mouser Electronics is among the sponsors. Register here.

Two seminars are presented per day, with the first session starting at 10 a.m. (Central time) and the second at noon (Central time). Here are the topics for each webinar:

Aug. 12

How Low-Phase Noise Amplifiers Improve System Performance, 10 a.m.

Learn how market developments in low-phase noise amplifiers provide higher levels of performance, frequency, and bandwidth. Also, get in on a discussion on how these components enable the next generation of high-performance systems in many defense and commercial applications. Register.

Solving 5G RF Design Challenges with Qorvo's Small Signal Solution, noon

Examine how Qorvo’s small signal solutions can help resolve RF design challenges. Discuss how the 5G system complexity brings RF hardware design challenges, including a dramatic increase in the number of RF components, complex carrier aggregation, massive MIMO, and antenna beam forming schemes. Register.

Aug. 13

Wi-Fi Architectures and What's Next in Wi-Fi Standards, 10 a.m.

Learn the common architectures of Wi-Fi products and the features they enable, including hardware requirements from Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) to Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax). This presentation also will discuss Wi-Fi 6E (6GHz 802.11ax), the features that IEEE is looking for in the next generation standard 802.11be. Register.

The New Wi-Fi 6 Standard and Transforming the Connectivity Landscape, noon

Discuss the evolution of the Wi-Fi 6/6E (802.11ax) standard and how it supports the demand for increased capacity, data, throughput, and range. Discussion will include migration to Wi-Fi 6E and the opportunities for new front-end system solutions servicing this market. Register.

Aug. 19

Broadband Solutions for the New DOCSIS 4.0 Specification, 10 a.m.

Learn more about what’s next after the Data Over Cable Interface Specification (DOCSIS) 4.0 Specification release. Explore the broadband market, highlighting the main components needed to deliver DOCSIS 4.0. The webinar will provide key technical highlights for Node and Amplifier applications in the downstream and upstream. Register.

5G Architecture–Integration in a Cost Sensitive Market, noon

Discuss challenges present in complex 5G mobile devices; compare trade-offs in architecture options related to performance, cost, and time to market; and highlight the benefits of today's highly-integrated solutions. This presentation is ideal for engineers interested in the development of 5G terminal devices. Register.

Aug. 20

Enabling 5G Solutions for Network Access Device (NAD) and Telematics Control Unit (TCUs) Applications, 10 a.m.

Learn key technical insights on the latest developments in RF front-end technology and how to utilize smart front-end RF design techniques to enable 5G in NAD and TCU designs. 5G will enable autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-anything (V2X) as the technology proliferates in the coming years. Register.

How to Mitigate V2X Spectrum Coexistence Challenges, noon

Discuss the technologies that support vehicular connectivity and how high-selectivity filter solutions address V2X coexistence with Wi-Fi to enable vehicular communications or V2X coexistence with Electronic Toll Collection. Learn how V2X, Wi-Fi, and 5G work together and co-exist. Register.

Aug. 26

How Qorvo Solutions Simplify Smart Home Systems, 10 a.m.

Learn how designers are meeting smart-home products and systems challenges–from competing, non-interoperable wireless standards to interference with existing wireless systems. Join a discussion on how Qorvo technology helps overcome these challenges. Register.

The 5G Ecosystem and Deploying mmWAVE Next Generation Infrastructure, noon

Learn more about the 5G ecosystem and the surge in investment and infrastructure deployment to support this next generation of networking. Qorvo is playing a big part in enabling the 5G ecosystem with its portfolio of products that encompass a 5G radio unit’s RF chain. Register.

Aug. 27

GaN Devices and RF Filters for Defense & Aerospace and Commercial Markets, 10 a.m.

Learn more about the onset of 5G, which is driving advancements in RF filtering performance and technology. Discuss how radar and communications technologies are critical for defense and commercial applications. Register.

GaN Solutions for Radar, Satcom, and Wideband Applications, noon

Explore performance advances in GaN Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit (MMIC) power amplifiers applied to advanced radar technology, linear power Satcom uplinks, and wideband amplifier applications. The presentation will discuss GaN MMIC power attributes that are crucial to improving and offering more next-generation products. Register.

Sept. 2

Mastering BLDC and PMSM Solutions–Tri-Phase Inverters Tips and Tricks, 10 a.m.

Learn more about key technical insights on the latest developments in sensor/sensorless tri-phase BLDC/PMSM motor drive topologies. The webinar is designed for participants to learn more about applying these techniques to battery-based or line power tri-phase motor applications. Register.

ActiveCiPS Technology Enables Quick Power IC Customization, noon

Discover more about Qorvo's ActiveCiPS technology, which enables the rapid modification of Qorvo ICs to meet customer design requirements. This webinar provides examples of customer challenges and how ActiveCiPS quickly moved their products into the marketplace. Register.

Sept. 3

Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Use Cases & Benefits, 10 a.m.

Discuss the latest Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology use cases, possibilities, and highlight the benefits of using UWB technology. UWB enables a wave of applications that use highly accurate location and distance sensing to deliver new experiences and capabilities. Register.

Antenna Evolution: How They're Supporting 5G Mobile Devices, noon

Learn how the advent of 5G has caused antenna solutions to evolve to simplify RF complexity in mobile devices. Antenna tuning is crucial to solving 5G challenges in mobile devices with space constraints. Register.

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Tommy Cummings is a freelance writer/editor based in Texas. He's had a journalism career that has spanned more than 40 years. He contributes to Texas Monthly and Oklahoma Today magazines. He's also worked at The Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Francisco Chronicle, and others. Tommy covered the dot-com boom in Silicon Valley and has been a digital content and audience engagement editor at news outlets. Tommy worked at Mouser Electronics from 2018 to 2021 as a technical content and product content specialist.

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