- Buyers Guide
Orange Book of Knowledge
AR has recently released the fourth edition of The Orange Book of Knowledge. The book contains articles and application notes on a wide range of topics and applications, including a reference guide for coaxial connectors and cables and harmonic measurement for IEC 61000-4-3. Visit www.arworld.us to download your copy today or request one from your local sales associate.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
Guide to Multiphysics Simulation Tools
The COMSOL Product Booklet 2011 is now available free of charge at www.comsol.com/activity/us_mjlist_mar11/1. It is a comprehensive guide to multiphysics simulation tools. This valuable resource provides an inside look at a technology that allows you to simulate designs in a quick, precise way. Highlights include multiphysics simulation, solvers and performance, specifications, and applications (CFD, structural mechanics, chemical engineering, electromagnetics).
Build-to-Print Design Guide
DLI offers Build-to-Print services designed to facilitate thin film product design, manufacturing and testing from prototype to high volume production. DLI's custom ceramics offer significantly better thermal performance than the majority of industry standard ceramics and have an added benefit of a sufficiently higher dielectric constant allowing miniaturization opportunities and temperature stable performance. Convert your Build-to-Print design to a Build-to-Performance specification where DLI can provide 100 percent tested products that guarantee performance.
Dielectric Laboratories Inc.
ATE Switching Catalog
This catalog highlights Giga-tronics ASCOR Common-Core based signal switching solutions. The Series 8800 provides a modular RF/LF/DC switching platform that is scalable and reconfigurable to meet existing and emerging test requirements, covering the DC to 50 GHz frequency range. Download the ASCOR Series 8800 Brochure at www.gigatronics.com/downloads/datasheets/ASCOR_Series8800_Brochure.pdf.
San Ramon, CA
Hittite Microwave Corp., the world class supplier of complete MMIC- based solutions for communication and military markets, is pleased to announce the release of the June 2011 Product Selection Guide, summarizing more than 925 products, including 17 new products. This selection guide organizes Hittite's portfolio by product line as well as by market applications. Full specifications for each product are available at www.hittite.com. Click on "My Subscription" to receive the latest product releases.
Hittite Microwave Corp.
International Manufacturing Services Inc. (IMS) has released its new, comprehensive, color catalog of passive components, showing the full range of IMS' product line in an easy-to-navigate format. The 16-page catalog contains information for IMS' resistors, thermal management devices, terminations, attenuators, power splitters and couplers, RF and microwave dividers, and low pass filters products groups. Applications charts, performance graphs and other specifications can be viewed online or downloaded and saved as a PDF.
International Manufacturing Services Inc.
Product Selection Guide
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Product Selection Guide (PSG) summarizes more than 3000 standard products that serve diverse markets, including cable TV, cellular backhaul, fiber optics, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. This latest edition features newly released products, including the Optomai Optoelectronics product line. In addition, you will find block diagrams that illustrate how M/A-COM Tech's products are integrated within major system architectures across various applications. For a print copy, visit www.macomtech.com/content/contactus.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions
RF/Microwave Semiconductors Product Guide
Massachusetts Bay Technologies, an ISO-9001:2008 certified manufacturer of RF/microwave silicon diodes, has released a new RF/microwave Semiconductors Product Guide. This guide features new products, new part numbers and the company's complete line of silicon diode and thin film products. Please contact MBT sales or your local representative for a copy of the new MBT product guide.
Massachusetts Bay Technologies (MBT)
IF/RF Microwave Signal Processing Components Guide
Mini-Circuits' new 164-page catalog includes over 750 new products and the industry's most comprehensive listing of RF/IF and microwave components and subsystems with more than 4100 products and more than 25 product lines, including state-of-the-art amplifiers, mixers, VCOs, synthesizers, filters, test accessories and USB Power Sensors. Mini-Circuits' website provides additional data, application notes, design tools and its powerful YONI search engine, which searches actual test data on thousands of units.
Component CD Catalog
MITEQ recently released its Spring 2011 full-line CD Components Catalog (CD-02M), which offers one of the most comprehensive displays of standard and custom capabilities in the industry. The CD includes thousands of pages of product specifications, outline drawings, test data, manufacturing flow diagrams, and a wide assortment of technical application notes.
Narda has a new catalog dedicated to its Series 80000 and Series 85000 satellite communications transceivers and up- and-downconverters. The Series 8000 includes the Model 81000 and 82000 transceivers that convert an L-band intermediate frequency to X- and Ku- or Ka-bands and are based on Narda's Ultimate SMT Integrated Microwave Assembly (IMA) technology. The Series 85000 downconverter subsystems include all of the conversion functions of the Series 8000 but are designed for applications in which an external RF power amplifier is desired, resulting in smaller, lighter enclosures.
Pulsar Microwave's directional couplers include lump element, microstrip, stripline and airline techniques in surface-mount, drop-in and connectorized configurations. The enormous library of designs makes it practical to offer modifications of catalog items quickly and as cost-effective as standard parts.
Pulsar Microwave Corp.
Supplier Line Card
Richardson RFPD Inc.'s 2011 supplier line card is a 16-page booklet that includes listings for more than 220 product categories from 78 of the industry's suppliers of discrete devices, components and assemblies used in RF and wireless infrastructure, networking, digital broadcasting, defense, microwave and power conversion. It lists Richardson RFPD suppliers of RF active component solutions, RF passive and electromechanical solutions, RF interconnect solutions, high power conversion passive products and power semiconductors for renewable energy and high power applications. The Richardson RFPD line card is available as a downloadable PDF from the company's website.
Richardson RFPD Inc.
RF & Microwave Coaxial Connectors and Cable Assemblies Brochure
San-tron's brochure features New S292™ connectors offering VSWR of < 1.18 through 40 GHz; improved Type N T connectors; solder-free Type N right angle adapters that perform up to 11 GHz; Type N panel receptacles that feature rugged single piece body construction; new eSMA cable assemblies that replace semi-rigid assemblies; field-replaceable SMAs that minimize loss from DC to 26.5 GHz; new Type N connectors that offer smooth electrical performance from DC to 18 GHz; and a 7/16 panel receptacle featuring -175 dBc intermodulation performance.
Antennas and Assemblies Brochure
The antennas & assemblies brochure from Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products outlines Spectrum's complete vertical integration and extensive custom capabilities for antennas and antenna assemblies. The superior performance, high frequency and broadest bandwidth of Spectrum's antennas make them ideal for mission-critical applications. Antenna types include aperture, spiral, slot, planar, beam-forming static, switched array and more.
Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products
Prototyping Systems Guide
T-Tech offers a full line of Quick Circuit prototyping systems. With clients in more than 46 countries, and thousands of systems in the field, T-Tech's customers range from some of the world's largest corporations and research institutions, to academic institutions and small businesses. T-Tech's premier prototyping system, the QCJ5, features third axis motion control, up to 32 automatic tool change positions, automatic depth control, four-zone selectable precision vacuum table, and front-panel control of common system commands.
Portable Signal Generators and Digital Attenuators Brochure
Vaunix's six-page brochure details features and specifications of the Lab Brick Signal Generator, Lab Brick Digital Attenuator, and powered USB Hub product lines. Applications include use with automated test equipment (ATE) and in the engineering or production test labs. All Lab Brick signal generators and digital attenuators are USB powered and controlled with an easy-to-install-and-use graphical user interface (GUI) software. They are portable, light-weight, and are ideal for use on the bench and in the field.
Vaunix Technology Corp.
Since 1965, Werlatone has supplied a full range of high power combiners, dividers, 90° hybrid couplers and directional couplers. This brochure introduces a few of the company's newest products, while also providing tabular data on another 100 popular models. Werlatone's full library contains more than 2000 models, so please contact Werlatone at www.werlatone.com with your full specification. More than 65 percent of Werlatone's deliveries are custom in nature. Supporting the RF industry from 9 kHz to 6 GHz at 5 W to 20 kW.