Skyworks, through its Isolink subsidiary, introduces a low-loss, high performance wideband DC to 8 GHz hermetic GaAs IC single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) absorptive switch. The ISO13286 is ideal for high reliability space, satellite, and defense applications. The device performs with 50 dB isolation at 4 GHz and low loss of 1.5 dB at 4 GHz. Testing is available to the screening requirements of MIL-PRF-38535 Class B and S.
Keysight Technologies Inc. affirmed its technology leadership in 5G wireless research with the introduction of the 5G channel sounding Reference Solution. The new reference solution is designed for accelerating advanced research of millimeter-wave 5G channel models and includes ultra-broadband and MIMO, key requirements to measure the millimeter-wave channel and validate new air interface standards.
Pasternack has introduced a family of continuously variable waveguide attenuators with performance up to 110 GHz. The waveguide attenuators can vary the attenuation level from 0 to 30 dB over the specified band allowing the user to dial in the attenuation level needed for the application as well as allowing the designer to see how the system will perform at various signal strengths These attenuators also boast flat performance across a wide band low insertion loss.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support a 5-bit, 0.75 dB LSB attenuator for applications in the 10 to 20 GHz frequency range. Qorvo’s TGL2616-SM 5 bit accuracy offers an attenuation range of 23.25 dB. RMS step error is <0.3 dB while RMS attenuation error is <0.6 dB. Input IP3 for Qorvo’s digital step attenuator is rated at >36 dBm. Qorvo offers the TGL2616 as a DIE version of this device.
Model SWP-46347304-2F2F-C1 is a Q band high Q four-way power combiner operating from 45.5 to 47 GHz. The power combiner exhibits better than 15 dB return loss, 2.0 dB insertion loss and 20 dB port to port isolations in the operational bandwidth. The power combiner possesses excellent phase and amplitude balanceand is equipped with 2.4 mm (female) connectors.
Pasternack has expanded their portfolio of general purpose VNA calibration kits with new 50 and 75 ohm versions. Three economical versions including a 50 ohm 3.5 mm calibration kit up to 26.5 GHz, a 3.5 mm kit up to 8.5 GHz , and a 75 ohm Type-F calibration kit operating to 3 GHz. These new VNA calibration kits complement the company’s existing models which include a 3.5 mm kit operating to 26.5 GHz (PE5500-KIT) and a Type-N kit operating to 18 GHz (PE5501-KIT).
Richardson RFPD Inc. introduced a family of DOCSIS 3.1 active components from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The new family of amplifiers cover upstream and downstream bands and complement MACOM's recently-introduced portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1-compliant passive components. The amplifiers are designed for head-end, node, system and line access equipment requiring broad bandwidth, high output power and low distortion.
PMI Model No. APD-4-3D13D5-40W-SFF is a 3.1 GHz to 3.5 GHz 4-Way Power Divider that offers maximum insertion loss of 0.45 dB with 23 dB minimum port to port isolation. This power divider is port to port phase matched within ±2°. Field removable SMA female connectors are offered in a housing measuring 2.56" x 1.77" x 0.44". Specifications include frequency range 3.1 to 3.5 GHz and insertion loss <=0.45 dB - measured 0.19.
PMI Model No. LM-18G40G-SMT-1 is a high power limiter capable of withstanding an input power level of 20 W, 440 to 670 nsec Pulse Width, PRF 600 to 900 kHz, 40% Duty Cycle. This model operates in the 18 to 40 GHz frequency range. The insertion loss is 4.0 dB maximum, VSWR of 2.0:1 and 250 nsec response time. This limiter is supplied on a surface mount / drop-in carrier that measures 0.198" x 0.270" x 0.016".
PMI Model No. PS-255-2G18G-8B-SFF is a 2.0 to 18.0 GHz 8 Bit Digitally Controlled Phase Shifter with capability for phase shifting from 0° of 255° with resolution as fine as 1.0°. This unit has a typical insertion loss of 18 dB and a typical VSWR of 2.5:1. The DC Voltage requirement is +12 V to +15 V with typical current draw of 200 mA. The unit is supplied in a housing measuring 2.0" x 2.1" x 0.5".