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Efficient Design and Analysis of Airborne Radomes
These free application notes provide insight into solving tough measurement problems in a unique way; in both the manufacturing and design environments. Offering the best combination of speed and scalability, and created and supported by renowned worldwide measurement experts, Agilent’s X products help engineers bring innovative, higher-performing products to emerging markets around the globe. Application note topics include femtocell manufacturing, characterizing and designing linear and nonlinear active devices, MIMO receiver test, active device test and testing the DigRF interface.
Agilent Technologies Inc.
Santa Clara, CA
RS No. 310
LTCC Design Guide
This free, low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC) design guide offers information useful to any OEM engineer employing LTCC in the design of a new product. The 12-page, illustration and table-rich guide includes information on conductor, via, multilayer and RF/microwave parameters; general design tips and insights of use when laying out LTCC circuits; and introductory information on Anaren’s LTCC capabilities, which are offered out of the company’s ceramics-focused operation in Salem, NH and augmented by Anaren’s RF/microwave engineering expertise at company headquarters in Syracuse, NY.
East Syracuse, NY
RS No. 311
LINC2 Applications CD
ACS has released a new product applications CD for its LINC2 suite of RF and microwave design and simulation software. The CD contains numerous design examples and application notes for creating robust product designs through the efficient use of the LINC2 CAE software package. This interactive menu driven applications CD provides a quick and efficient way to navigate through the topics that are of special interest to the user. New methods for high frequency product design are presented that include the automatic creation of circuit schematics via LINC2 synthesis software. The CD illustrates (through numerous examples and published articles) an efficient design work flow cycle, demonstrating the LINC2 integration.
Applied Computational Sciences
RS No. 312
Microwave Amplifier Brochure
The microwave amplifier brochure from AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation features a wide range of microwave amplifiers. The brochure highlights the “S” series (1 to 800 W, 0.8 to 18 GHz) and TWT amplifier series (1 to 10,000 W, 0.8 to 45 GHz). The brochure includes photographs, descriptions, specifications and performance graphs for each model.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
RS No. 313
CST STUDIO SUITE Brochure
The new CST STUDIO SUITETM brochure gives an overview of CST’s 3D electromagnetic field simulation solutions available in version 2010. Sections include simulation performance (including acceleration options), workflow integration, and CST’s complete technology for 3D EM that focuses on how to choose the right method for your application. CST STUDIO SUITE 2010 includes CST MICROWAVE STUDIO® (CST MWS) with its market leading time domain solver.
CST of America® Inc.
RS No. 314
This updated 36-page catalog features over 145 all-new amplifier products including lightweight and compact 0.5 to 20 GHz LNAs, 0.1 to 20 GHz broadband LNAs, and 0.5 to 31 GHz rack-mount power amplifiers employing GaN and GaAs technologies for UHF through Ka-band applications. CTT’s extended product offering includes GaN-based power amplifiers for wideband applications (25 W from 0.5 to 2 GHz), as well as narrowband radar applications (80 W from 8.5 to 9.6 GHz). Additional offerings include high and medium power amplifiers, custom engineered options (CEO) and contract manufacturing services.
RS No. 315
EMI Filters Catalog
This new catalog presents the company’s complete line of EMI filter products. The reference eight-page fold-out lists Combination Filtered Connectors with available 20 and 40 amp high current terminals for work stations, power supplies, switching and transmission equipment; Chip-Cap Filtered Connectors with standard D-subminiature interface (9-37 pins) with options for solder-pin or PCB interconnects either straight or right-angle; High Performance Filtered Connectors (9-37 pins); and Chip-Cap Filter Plates with 12 or 16 positions.
EPX Microwave Inc.
Santa Clara, CA
RS No. 316
Short Form Catalog
This six-page, short form catalog contains the most up-to-date product and capability offerings from Florida RF Labs/EMC Technology, a Smiths business. The brochure highlights the company’s broad product offering that includes RF and microwave resistors, terminations, attenuators (fixed and temperature variable), couplers, power dividers, equalizers and coaxial cable assembly solutions. Component details, data sheets and measured data can all be downloaded from and .
RS No. 317
Hittite’s October 2009 Off-the-Shelf Newsletter showcases 27 newly released products including several feature articles. Two new product lines are introduced: Synthesizers with Integrated VCOs and Dielectric Resonator Oscillators. Other features include an expanded product ‘Applications by Market Table’ for products throughout the newsletter. Hittite’s 2009 Designer’s Guide Catalog is also available on CD-ROM with full product specifications for over 760 products across 22 product lines.
Hittite Microwave Corp.
RS No. 318
Frequency Generation Products Catalog
MITEQ’s new 80-page Frequency Generation Products Catalog (C-38B) provides detailed information on the company’s oscillators, free-running dielectric resonator oscillators and its full line of synthesizers. Included are full electrical specifications, outline drawings, block diagrams as well as typical phase noise charts.
RS No. 319
Short Form Catalog
This 12-page catalog covers Narda’s broad passive component family, including couplers, power dividers and hybrids, PIN-diode and mechanical switches, attenuators, terminations, and other devices, along with custom components such as high-power dividers, Butler matrices and power sensors. The catalog also describes the company’s expanding family of fiber optic modulator drivers for lightwave systems operating up to 100 Gb/s, as well as its RF safety products. A detailed section also illustrates Narda’s capabilities in highly-integrated Ultimate MIC and Ultimate SMT multifunction assemblies.
RS No. 320
Short Form Catalog
This catalog features the company’s RF power products. Power Module Technology Inc. (formerly IMT RF Products Inc.) was founded in March 2005 to design, develop, manufacture and sell broadband pallet/module amplifiers to the FM Radio Broadcast, VHF TV/UHF TV transmitter integrators, military and commercial/industrial communications radio manufacturers in both domestic and foreign markets. Multiple opportunities are being presented to PMT for pallet amplifiers, modular amplifiers, and other special purpose applications by system houses covering the frequency bands from 2 MHz to 3 GHz in power ranges from a few watts to hundreds of watts.
Power Module Technology Inc.
Carson City, NV
RS No. 321
Product Selection Guide
Response Microwave Inc. announced the availability of its new product selection guide. The 60-page catalog provides an overview of corporate capabilities and selection tables of the company’s passive component and connectivity product offering that operates from DC to 65 GHz, and also selective optical products. It also offers application notes on the company’s unique HYBRIDLINE series of drop-in quad hybrids and couplers. The catalog will also be available in a downloadable PDF format at the company website.
Response Microwave Inc.
RS No. 322
Product Selection Guide
The RFMD® Multi-Market Product Selection Guide and Aerospace & Defense Product Selection Guide offer broad portfolios of RF components organized in easy-to-scan formats. You will find a listing of products with complete specs or customization information for components designed to fit a wide variety of applications. Download a copy at www.rfmd.com/productguides.
RS No. 323
Precision Microwave Components
RLC, a designer and manufacturer of high quality, state-of-the-art coaxial switches, bandpass filters, precision attenuators and other transmission line components for the microwave industry, announced the arrival of its new catalog. The catalog can be downloaded from the RLC website to your desktop for easy access at . This catalog describes RLC’s standard product line.
RLC Electronics Inc.
Mount Kisco, NY
RS No. 324
High Speed Catalog
Sabritec, a custom connecting devices manufacturer, announced the release of its new high speed catalog featuring its latest high performance Quadrax, Twinax and Fiber Optic interconnects. The catalog has several new additions including the newly revamped Quadrax reverse gender contacts where the larger heat treated rigid socket contacts are protruding while the smaller pins are supported in the dielectric. These contacts are designed to provide a more reliable and rugged interconnect with better blindmate capability while minimizing the possibility of bent pins.
RS No. 325
This six-page “Portable Signal Generators and Digital Attenuators” brochure details features and specifications of the Lab Brick Signal Generator and Lab Brick Digital Attenuator product lines. The brochure presents the five standard signal generator models, LSG-251, LSG-152, LSG-222, LSG-402 and LSG-602. Combined, they cover frequencies from 50 MHz to 6 GHz with high output power levels and excellent spectral purity. Typical electrical and mechanical specifications are presented including phase noise, frequency, output power and spurious.
Vaunix Technology Corp.
RS No. 326
VTI’s scalable switch/measure and control components have been used at the core of automated test systems around the world. Engineers in the aerospace, defense and avionics industries rely on the company’s modular solutions to test their most complex products. This new brochure provides a comprehensive overview of the latest technology available on the LXI, VXI and VME platforms, covering a range of applications from DC to light.
VTI Instruments Corp.
RS No. 327
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