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Precision RF and Microwave Component Catalog
This 40-page catalog details instrumentation-grade adapters, precision attenuators and terminations, and high return loss connectors as well as the K Connector,® which offers coverage up to 40 GHz. Measurement components are also featured. Product photographs, specifications and application notes are provided.
Anritsu Co., Microwave Measurement Division, Morgan Hill, CA (800) 267-4878.
Satellite Communications Component Brochure
This brochure highlights the company’s output assemblies, filters, couplers, diplexers and multiplexers, circulators and isolators, terminations, switching and combining networks, and monitor and control systems. Customer service, support and partnership agreements also are discussed.
Apollo Microwaves, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada (514) 426-5959.
Waveform Generator Catalog
This 113-page catalog provides information on samplers, laser diode drivers, constant current pulsers, frequency dividers, transformers, power splitters, bias insertion units, scope probes and low impedance cables as well as pulse, impulse, monocycle, delay and function generators and pulse, CW and transimpedance amplifiers. Application notes, photographs and key specifications are included.
Avtech Electrosystems Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (800) 265-6681 or (613) 226-5772.
Aluminum Nitride Catalog
This catalog introduces Hi-Therm™ aluminum nitride, a high purity ceramic with superior microstructural and chemical uniformity that results in very consistent properties. Hi-Therm is best suited for heat sink, power transistor module, high frequency device and laser diode sub-mount applications. Key specifications and a thermal conductivity graph are provided.
Carborundum Corp., Sanborn, NY (716) 731-9200.
Digital Broadband Catalog
This six-page brochure contains information on the company’s mixed-signal test sets, arbitrary waveform generators and digital vector generators, analog and digital recorders, microwave and RF distortion measurement test sets, and broadband signal analyzers. Key specifications also are included.
Celerity Systems, a division of L-3 Communications, Cupertino, CA (888) 274-5604.
Vacuum Electron Device Catalog
This brochure contains information on the company’s standard communication vacuum electron devices and traveling-wave tube products for satellite communication uplink amplifiers. A cross-reference guide is provided. Key specifications and graphs also are included.
Communications & Power Industries (CPI), Palo Alto, CA (650) 846-3900.
RF and Electronic Specialist Brochure
This brochure provides information on the company’s three divisions: RF Products, which manufactures adapters, connectors and cable assemblies; Fiber Optic, which supplies connectors, custom patchcords and accessories; and Distribution, which offers supply management, kitting, purchasing and stocking. A listing of products is included.
Delaire USA, Manasquan, NJ (732) 528-4520.
Product Reference Guide
This eight-page brochure describes RF and microwave silicon power transistors, transponders, cellular base stations and emitters for PCS/cellular, broadcast, SATCOM and radar applications. The company’s capabilities in product design, wafer and die fabrication, assembly and test are discussed. A CD-ROM also is included.
GHz Technology Inc., Santa Clara, CA (408) 986-8031.
Signal Processing Product Catalog
This 18-page catalog describes the company’s analog-to-digital converters, function-specific digital signal processing and digital radios, RS-232 interface circuits, analog switches, RF building blocks transistor arrays and linear operation amplifiers. Key specifications and photographs are included.
Intersil Corp., Melbourne, FL (888) 468-3774.
Microwave and RF Circuit Board Brochure
This six-page brochure describes the company’s manufacturing capabilities in microwave and RF circuit board design as well as double-sided and multilayer PTFE laminates. Precision etching, chemical milling and drilling also are discussed.
Micro-Chem Inc., Santa Clara, CA (408) 970-9777.
Telecommunication Solution Catalog
This 20-page catalog describes solutions for next-generation mobile phones; high performance, surface-mount diode technology; electrostatic effects on microchips and mitigation methods; personal digital assistants; and power management concepts for mobile phones. New products, application notes and a CD-ROM catalog are included.
Microsemi Corp., Garden Grove, CA (800) 713-4113.
Filter and Diplexer Catalog
This 32-page catalog contains information on filters and diplexers from DC to 40 GHz, including L/C surface-mount and ceramic dielectric filters and cellular/GPS/PCS diplexers and filters. Key specifications, outline drawings and photographs are included.
Microwave Circuits Inc., Washington, DC (800) 642-2587 or (202) 829-3030 .
High Volume Interconnect Solution Design Guide
This new design guide outlines an available toolkit for the design of cost-effective, high volume interconnect solutions. Substrate properties, standard metallization, solder mask and insulator parameters, and thick-film cross-under design parameters are provided. Capabilities and specifications are included.
MIC Technology, an Aeroflex company, North Andover, MA (800) 746-4642 or (978) 687-9625.
Precision RF/Microwave Component Catalog
This 152-page catalog details power dividers, couplers, detectors, hybrids, adapters, terminations, attenuators, filters, isolators and circulators, oscillators, switches and amplifies. Specifications and mechanical outlines are listed.
Microwave Communications Laboratories Inc. (MCLI), St. Petersburg, FL (727) 344-6254.
Planar Scanner Brochure
The six-page brochure describes the company’s MI-6900 planar scanners, which are designed to perform repeated measurements at critically accurate standards to match current and future RF and microwave measurement challenges. A custom scan area can be ordered to meet unique scanning requirements.
Microwave Instrumentation Technologies LLC, Duluth, GA (800) 848-7921.
Component, Network and Instrument Catalog
This 648-page catalog contains information on couplers, power combiners and dividers, attenuators and terminations, adapters, stocked and matrix switches, hybrids, phase shifters, waveguide components, custom passive products, GaAs amplifiers, oscillators, and instruments and monitors. Product photographs and outline drawings are provided.
Narda Microwave-East, a division of L-3 Communications, Hauppauge, NY (631) 231-1700.
2000 Measurement and Automation Catalog
This 880-page catalog features products for computer-based measurement and automation, including digitizers and oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, switches, waveform generators, dynamic signal analyzers, and temperature and voltage loggers. Tips are provided on how to build a system and select hardware/software as well as measurement and OEM solutions.
National Instruments, Austin, TX (512) 794-0100.
Filter and Crystal Catalog
This 32-page catalog highlights LC, crystal, lumped element and dielectric resonator design products, including crystals, TCXOs and voltage-controlled TCXOs that cover the 450 kHz to 3 GHz frequency range. Products are offered in surface-mount and through-hole packages. Key specifications are included.
Networks International Corp. (NIC), Overland Park, KS (913) 685-3400.
VCO Short-form Catalog
This four-page short-form catalog introduces the company’s low noise 5 and 3 V VCOs, which offer -112 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset.
Princeton Electronic Systems Inc. (PES), Princeton, NJ (609) 275-6500.
This catalog provides information on cavity filters, duplexers, isolators and loads, and receive equipment and transmit combiners. Photographs, key specifications and ordering information also are included.
REMEC, WACOM Products Inc., Waco, TX (254) 848-4435.
RF and Microwave Device Catalog
This six-page brochure contains information on RF and microwave devices, power semiconductors and related components, including amplifiers, attenuators, up- and downconverters, interconnect and passive devices, and capacitors. Customer service and support capabilities also are discussed.
Richardson Electronics, LaFox, IL (800) 348-5580 or (630) 208-2200.
RF/Microwave and Fiber-optic Technology Catalog
This four-page catalog describes the company’s manufacturing capabilities in small-signal components, RF power devices, RF/IF passives and interconnects, and fiber-optic components. Value-added services, including parametric testing, tape-and-reeling, solder dipping, screening and special cabling, are described.
RF Vision, Santa Clara, CA (877) 450-4441.
The short-form catalog features high performance SMA, extended power SMA and 2.92 mm connectors for microstrip and stripline circuits up to 40 GHz. The low loss connectors are rugged enough to withstand severe environmental conditions such as high temperatures. All of the company’s products are available off the shelf.
Southwest Microwave Inc., Microwave Products Division, Tempe, AZ (480) 783-0201.
RF and IF Signal Processing Capability Catalog
This eight-page catalog features IQ modulators and demodulators, voltage-variable phase shifters and attenuators, high dynamic range mixers, power splitters and combiners, and directional couplers. A listing of model numbers and key specifications is provided.
SV Microwave, Commercial Products Group, Largo, FL (727) 541-5800.
Plenum Cable Catalog
This 20-page catalog covers the LMR® LLPL high performance, 50 W, low loss, flexible plenum coaxial cables, connectors, accessories and tools designed for indoor use in wireless systems. Technical information and specifications are provided.
Times Microwave Systems, Wallingford, CT (203) 949-8489.
Satellite Component and Integrated Microwave Assembly Brochure
This eight-page catalog highlights space-qualified ferrite circulators, isolators, waveguide switches and sources as well as high frequency synthesizers for the wireless communications and defense industries. An overview of the company’s manufacturing capabilities and divisions is included.
TRAK Communications Inc., Tampa, FL (888) 283-8444.
Product Selection Guide
This four-page product selection guide describes high performance RF components and integrated assemblies including amplifiers, mixers and repeaters for today’s communications. Specifications and a listing of sales offices and distributors are included.
Watkins-Johnson Co. (WJ), Palo Alto, CA (800) 951-4401.
Coaxial Cable, Connector and Accessory Catalog
This 36-page catalog contains information on HELIAX® coaxial cable, assemblies, connectors and accessories. Product photographs and specifications are provided. A company history and description of the Andrew Institute are also included.
Andrew Corp., Orland Park, IL (708) 349-3300.
Commercial Diode Catalog
This catalog describes new diodes designed specifically for high volume commercial applications, including abrupt, hyperabrupt and wideband varactors; voltage-controlled crystal oscillator and temperature-compensated crystal oscillator hyperabrupts; SMT PINs; mixers/detectors; and ceramic MELFs. These direct Alpha replacements are available in a variety of surface-mount or standard MELF packages on tape and reel.
Micrometrics Inc., Londonderry, NH (603) 641-3800.
Automatic Distortion Measurement System Brochure
This eight-page brochure describes the model CTS-1000 automatic distortion measurement system, a turnkey system for making accurate, repeatable measurements of any cable telecommunications frequency plan in minutes without limitation. Features are described. Screen shots illustrating the system’s capabilities are provided.
RDL Inc., Conshohocken, PA (610) 825-3750.
High Frequency Circuit Material Portfolio
This product folder includes product data sheets, physical property guides, electrical design data and fabrication guidelines on the company’s complete line of circuit board materials for wireless communications over high frequencies, including microwave and RF.
Rogers Corp., Microwave Materials Division, Chandler, AZ (480) 961-1382.
Signal Switching and Distribution Subsystem Catalog
This catalog contains information on new notch filters for enhancing a receiver’s dynamic range. Switch matrices feature a full fan out, nonblocking architecture and can be designed with more than 100 inputs/outputs in a single chassis.
Signal Technology Corp., Systems Operation, Webster, MA (508) 943-7440.
High Quality, Low Cost Ceramic-based Component Brochure
This eight-page brochure decribes dielectric and magnetic materials and RF/microwave components. Company capabilities, including applications engineering assistance and state-of-the-art processing, are detailed.
Trans-Tech Inc., a subsidiary of Alpha Industries, Adamstown, MD (301) 695-9400.
High Voltage Coaxial Connector Catalog
This 12-page catalog describes the LC series RF coaxial connectors used in high voltage, high power applications. The connectors are designed to meet the LC interface standard per MIL-STD-348 and MIL-C-3650. Detail drawings of cable plugs, jacks, bulkhead or panel receptacles, and in- and between-series adapters are included.
Tru-Connector Corp., Peabody, MA (800) 262-9878 or (978) 532-0775.
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