CST STUDIO SUITE
CST STUDIO SUITE is a package of state-of-the-art electromagnetic and multiphysics simulation tools, used by leading companies and research institutes in fields ranging from consumer electronics and healthcare to automotive and aerospace. EM simulation with CST STUDIO SUITE allows engineers to design, characterize and optimize devices with virtual prototypes, reducing the cost and time required to develop new products. The upcoming 2018 version includes new features for designing, managing and simulating complex devices and systems.
Rohde & Schwarz
High-End Signal and Spectrum Analyzer
Rohde & Schwarz is expanding the internal analysis bandwidth of its R&S FSW high-end signal and spectrum analyzer up to 2 GHz by introducing the new R&S FSW-B2001 option. This test solution enables R&D users to investigate wideband signals in detail without the need for an external digitizer. The R&S FSW-B2001 option provides 14-bit ADC resolution and wide dynamic range, characterized by excellent SFDR figures, for example -65 dBc for 1200 MHz bandwidth. This translates directly into outstanding signal analysis performance.
Ultraportable mmWave Spectrum Analyzers
The new Spectrum Master™ MS2760A series of mmWave spectrum analyzers, allows up to 110 GHz spectrum analysis with an instrument that fits in the palm of your hand. Anritsu utilizes its patented Nonlinear Transmission Line technology to shatter the cost, size and performance barriers associated with traditional spectrum analyzers. The MS2760A offers a new level of measurement performance in applications such as 5G, E-Band, 802.11ad/WiGig, satellite communications, electronic warfare and automotive radar.
Ducommun RF Product Group
Ducommun RF Product Group is proud to offer models AHP-73062220-01 and AHP-83062120-01, used mostly in E-Band communication infrastructure systems. These power amplifiers provide small signal gain of 28 dB from 70.5 to 76.5 GHz and 80.5 to 86.5 GHz respectively, with +20 dBm output power at1-dB compression. Featuring high output power and IP3, single power, compact and lightweight with wide operational temperature range.
HUBER + SUHNER
Plug, Test, Smile with HUBER+SUHNER
When it comes to test and measurement, SUCOFLEX 500 assemblies guarantee the highest level of satisfaction. The SUCOFLEX 526S is the top performance cable assembly for various applications in test laboratories. Thanks to their unique cable and connector design, they deliver best-in-class phase and amplitude stability with flexure in combination with outstanding return and insertion loss up to 26.5 GHz.
ESD-Equipped RF Exchangeable Kits
Manually operated radio frequency test fixtures are used to precisely and securely contact highly sensitive RF boards, and to measure the radio frequency signals in a reliable way. The manually operated RF test fixtures are designed as a quick-exchange system and consist of a precision manufactured RF exchangeable kit and of a MA basic unit. To the new RF exchangeable kits, the following optimisations have been made: ESD-equipped version, newly integrated service cover, a new RF interface and more.
Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations
Devices for X-Band Applications
Building on their strong position with L- and S-Band GaN devices, Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations announces their new line up of devices for X-Band applications. Delivering up to 220 W in a single device and 38 percent efficiency, these devices are designed for suitability in a range of radar applications. For more information or to discuss your needs in further detail please visit Stand 120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NI AWR Design Environment
Visit NI AWR at EuMW in Nuremberg, Germany in Stand 124 to see v13 of NI AWR Design Environment, which includes upgrades and enhancements to Microwave Office, Analog Office, Visual System Simulator™ (VSS), AXIEM and Analyst™ software products. This latest release, v13.02, continues to address design challenges associated with highly-integrated RF/microwave components (power amplifiers, filters and more) commonly found in communications and radar systems. In addition, NI AWR will also be showcasing its newest product addition, AntSyn™ antenna synthesis and optimization.
Automated Probe System
With ShielDEnvironment™, TS3000-SE addresses the needs for ultra-low noise, extremely accurate and highly reliable DC/CV, 1/f, RTS and RF measurements. The exclusive, actively cooled probe platen design provides maximal stability over the wide temperature range from -60°C to 300°C and is making the TS3000-SE probe system an excellent choice for testing devices under different thermal conditions.
Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH
Phase Adjusters DC to 63 GHz
Phase adjusters are needed at applications where the phase adjustment of components or cable assemblies is necessary. Phase adjusters are designed for constant impedance over the whole adjustment range. They are employed to adjust the electrical separation of other components without introducing additional mismatch. All step discontinuities have been carefully compensated. Locking screws are provided to comfort the sliding tension and to lock at the desired adjustment. The best materials have been used for ruggedness, low weight and best performance.
Waveguide Phase Shifters
Pasternack’s new series of waveguide phase shifters are comprised of seven models that operate in the frequency range of 18 to 110 GHz in seven waveguide bands from K- to W-Band. They provide phase shift range from 0 to 180 degrees and 1 dB maximum insertion loss. These waveguide phase shifters are constructed of gold-plated brass waveguide material and feature UG flange-style per military standard. Additionally, the micrometer allows for precision and repeatable phase settings.
At the European Microwave Week, SPINNER is presenting a new PCB probe that takes PCB testing to a new level by enabling abrasion-free and therefore lossless RF transmission. Also featured is a simplified switch matrix with multiple input and output ports for antenna testing. In addition, SPINNER is exhibiting its latest generation of EasyDock push-pull measurement adaptors with nonlocking and lockable versions for manual and automatic use.
Custom Microwave Components
5G Switch Matrix
Model CMCI1150 is a 20 to 40 GHz Non-Blocking 8 x 8 Solid-State Switch Matrix System that is 5G ready. Insertion loss (including input divider split) is 18 dB typ. Isolation > 70 dB typ. The system features an integral embedded processing unit serving an intuitive browser based user friendly GUI. Bench top model is 12 in × 12 in × 6 in with 2.4 mm RF connectors. Rack mount versions available.
Frequency Up- and Down-Converters
Norden Millimeter is a leader in the design and manufacture of frequency converters, transceivers, frequency multipliers and amplifiers operating in frequencies between 500 MHz to 110 GHz. Norden supplies a wide range of frequency up- and down-converters which are used in EW and ELINT systems. Custom assemblies can include frequency multiplication, filtering, LNA’s and power amplification. Norden’s products include VME, VPX and 3U configurations. Norden’s quality system is ISO 9001:2008 and AS9100C certified.
Portable Frequency Converter Module
The MxxH6DC from OML offers a solution to connect to your existing handheld spectrum analyzer to analyze mmWave frequency such as WiGig, 5G, collision avoidance radar systems, E-Band backhaul and military and defense. Models available are E-Band (60 to 90 GHz), extended E-Band (56 to 96 GHz), V-Band (50 to 75 GHz) and W-Band (75 to 110 GHz). Contact OML for more details.
In Version 8.1, the latest release of Mician’s hybrid EM-design software µWave Wizard, a tool for the analysis, synthesis and optimization of passive components, radiating boundary conditions are added to the 3D FEM solver, enabling the simulation of antennas with arbitrary shape and material distribution, like slotted waveguide and dielectric resonator antennas. Outer geometries of waveguide horn antennas can be modeled exactly. Also it allows the simulation of single and dual offset reflector antennas using real feed data including tracking mode support.
Microwave Circuit Solutions
Teledyne Labtech provides advanced RF/microwave PCB technology supporting next-generation active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar systems. AESA radar systems are solid state devices known for high-reliability and performance, simpler designs and lower maintenance costs. Teledyne Labtech is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of microwave circuit solutions with specialist capabilities in design, manufacturing, assembly and testing.
Teledyne Relays introduces the GRF121 electromechanical relay. This magnetic-latching SPDT relay is perfect for broadband, high repeatability, RF and digital applications—where RF performance from DC to 18 GHz or signal integrity up to 40 Gbps is required. This relay is ideal for ATE, semiconductor/IC testing, high-frequency communication and medical imaging devices, RF switch matrices and other applications requiring broadband signal fidelity and high digital throughput. The GRF121 now includes reversed-polarity coil and ungrounded open-contact options for design flexibility.
Kuhne Electronic GmbH
The KU BDA 240250-25 A amplifier covers the 2.45 GHz ISM Band and is designed to support various analog and digital modulation types and signal waveforms. The transmitter features LDMOS technology and delivers more than 20 W P1dB power. The built-in LNA provides a very low noise figure for further enhancement of the receiver’s sensitivity. Ultra-fast switching between transmit and receive path is done automatically using lowest delay circuitry. There is also an optional input for external switch control.
Test & Measurement
Rosenberger has available test & measurement equipment and products for microwave and VNA measurements, such as calibration kits (full and industrial versions), with a wide range of coaxial interfaces, as well as compact calibrations kits such as MSO (open, short, load) and MSOT (open, short, load, thru) versions. Rosenberger also supplies microwave and test cable assemblies and test ports for VNAs, multiport connectors such as mini-coax for semiconductor test applications, low profile PCB connector systems such as modular connectors, solderless PCB connectors and spring loaded coax products.
Miniature Mechanical, Surface Mounted PC Board Switch
Dow-Key Microwave, an approved supplier for both NASA and ESA, will be showcasing its miniature mechanical, surface mounted PC board switch 509H. The switch is designed for space and high throughput satellite applications where reduced weight and less power consumption are requirements. For the ATE microwave market, Dow-Key’s Reliant Switch™ Series, with 10 million life cycles and 0.03 dB insertion loss repeatability will also be on display.
Pre-Filtered GPS LNA Assemblies
K&L offers a line of pre-filtered GPS LNA assemblies designed with high-reliability applications in mind. The amplifiers cover L1, L2, L5 and combinations of those frequency bands with customer selectable gains of 16 to 40 dB. The noise figure for these products is typically 1.8 dB or less depending on the filtering requirements. Internal limiters can also be included if required by the customer. These LNA assemblies have been used in a number of high performance missile environments.
Kratos General Microwave
Kratos General Microwave enhanced its series of fast switching (1 µSec) indirect synthesizers with the addition of the Model SM6220 with frequency modulation capability covering the full band 2 to 20 GHz. It can provide a frequency deviation of 1 GHz at up to a 10 MHz modulation rate and can be modulated with either analog or digital inputs. Of special significance; the synthesizer output frequency remains fully locked even while in the FM mode. Its small size and high-reliability make it ideal for use in demanding airborne environmental conditions as well as simulators and test systems.
Micro Lambda Wireless
MLVS-Series Frequency Synthesizers 50 MHz to 20 GHz
A smaller and lower phase noise frequency synthesizer, this is the first in a series of standard frequency models covering 50 MHz to 20 GHz phase noise at 10 GHz is specified at -124 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset with a switching speed of 10 µSec full band. Standard models are specified to operate over the 0 to +60oC. This series of frequency synthesizers have been designed in a miniature package with dimensions are 4.0 in × 3.6 in × 0.9 in tall.
LTCC Substrates Offering Superior RF Performance
High frequency low loss packages, sensor packages, high reliability substrates: LTCC (Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic) is a multilayer capable substrate technology offering superb RF and microwave performance characteristics. Excellent mechanical and electrical properties of LTCC, combined with gold and silver metallization systems, fine line patterning and the ability to embed passive components, offer superior RF performance and device miniaturization for high frequency applications. Micro Systems Engineering GmbH, an MST company, specializes in customized solutions for advanced microelectronics.
Wire-Bondable and Edge-Terminated Resistors
For years customers asked Compex to bring their short lead times, outstanding customer service and quality focus to the thin film resistor industry. As is the Compex way, they listened. Compex is excited to announce they now offer a full line of wire-bondable and edge-terminated resistors built to customer’s exact specifications. Available alternatives include single, dual, center-tap, array, and custom configurations. Compex would be happy to provide samples to ensure you have the right parts for your needs.
Real-Time Phase Noise Analyzer
The HA7062C real-time phase noise analyzer is a dual channel, cross correlation system that was designed to address both the needs of R&D engineering as well as high volume manufacturing. The versatile design can collect data to unprecedented noise floor levels with industry leading data acquisition speeds at the touch of a button. The reconfigurable analog front end eliminates issues common to digital phase noise test systems while boasting numerous extended capabilities.
LPKF Laser & Electronics
ProtoLaser S4 Laser System
The LPKF ProtoLaser S4 laser system uses a green laser wavelength and can laser etch PCBs in minutes on a wide range of laminated substrates, FR4 and PTFE or woven PCB materials. Prototypes and small production batches can also be produced on short notice if required. The LPKF ProtoLaser S4 is even more precise than the mechanical systems and is therefore ideal for HF and microwave circuits, as well as digital and analog circuits.
Passive Plus Inc.
RF/Microwave Passive Components
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) is a manufacturer of high-performance RF/microwave passive components, specializing in high-Q/low ESR/ESL capacitors, broadband capacitors, non-magnetic resistors and trimmers serving the medical, semiconductor, military, broadcast and telecommunications industries. Capacitor case sizes include 0505, 1111, 2225, 3838; EIA 0201, 0402, 0603, 0805, 1111; high-power 6040, 7676 and the new 1313; broadband capacitors, 01005, 0201, 0402, 0603, 0805. PPI is known for their outstanding quality, fast deliveries, competitive prices and superior customer service.
Coaxial Highpass Filter
Model SCF-51346340-121F1F-H1 is a coaxial highpass filter with a passband frequency from 51 to 90 GHz. The filter rejects the frequencies from 1 kHz to 46 GHz and provides a nominal insertion loss of 1.0 dB in its passband with low ripple. Typical rejection for this model is 40 dB. The RF ports offer female 1 mm connectors, however, male connectors are also available under a different model number. For communication systems, radar systems and sub-assemblies applications.
Model STF-12-S1-C is a full band Faraday isolator that operates from 60 to 90 GHz. The Faraday isolator is constructed with a longitudinal, magnetized ferrite rod that causes a Faraday rotation of the incoming RF signal. The compact, robust package is ideal for system integration and testing applications. The Faraday isolator offers 28 dB typical isolation and 1.5 dB nominal insertion loss with good flatness. For test labs, instrumentations and sub-assemblies applications.
Advanced LCP Substrates for HF & Microwave Applications
Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) is a superior organic multilayer material for RF applications with stable electrical and mechanical characteristics across a range of frequencies up to 100 GHz. Due to its very low water absorption, LCP properties remain nearly constant regardless of the presence of moisture, allowing its use for near-hermetic packages. DYCONEX, an MST company, delivers leading-edge interconnect solutions in flex, rigid-flex and rigid technology since more than 50 years. DYCONEX is EN 9100 certified.