Ted Rappaport, founding director of NYU WIRELESS and a leading proponent of using the millimeter wave spectrum for wireless communications, discusses the FCC's recent rulemaking actions and technology developments that are paving the way to 5G.
The new series of directional couplers from Knowles brand DLI, provides another example of how high permittivity, temperature stable materials can reduce size/weight and provide excellent performance repeatability.
Fairview Microwave Inc., a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, introduces their new family of precision waveguide directional couplers. This release consists of 28 models covering a frequency range from 18 to 110 GHz in seven popular frequency bands including K, Ka, Q, U, V, E and W bands.
Pasternack unveils a new family of instrumentation grade directional waveguide couplers boasting accurate performance up to 110 GHz. These ultra-high frequency waveguide couplers are commonly used for signal sampling and other general applications in wireless transmit/receive systems, test benches, satcom, radar systems, point-to-point backhaul and telecom.
Coupler Model 120406 enhances the product line with performance ratings including nominal coupling (with respect to output) of 6 dB, ±0.5 dB, and frequency sensitivity of ±0.30 dB. The directional coupler exhibits insertion loss (including coupled power) of less than 1.8 dB, directivity of greater than 15 dB, maximum VSWR (any port) is 1.35, input power rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak. Operating temperature is -54° to 85°C.
AVX Corp., a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced its high directivity 0302 thin film couplers for Wi-Fi bands—including the new, tight tolerance 0302 component—are now available through distribution.
Radio Frequency Systems (RFS), the global wireless and broadcast infrastructure specialist, announces the availability of new models of its low PIM directional couplers and power dividers. Designed to support in-building and in-tunnel wireless applications using DAS systems, the latest products from RFS provide a cost-effective way to divide and distribute power as needed.
AVX Corp., a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced two new wideband, 3dB, 90° hybrid couplers: a 2100MHz device for 1.5 – 2.1GHz performance and a 2700MHz device for 2.1 – 2.7GHz performance.
KRYTAR Inc. announces a new directional coupler operating in the frequency range of 12.4 to 18.0 GHz offering nominal coupling of 30 dB in a extremely compact package. Model 181230 adds to the family of directional couplers offering superior performance over the 4.0 to 20.0 GHz frequency range. KRYTAR’s Model 181230 delivers 30 dB (±1.0 dB) of nominal coupling (with respect to output) and frequency sensitivity of ±0.7 dB.