Rogers Corp. has introduced rolled copper cladding options including the RO3003™ high frequency circuit material. This is a ceramic-filled PTFE composite intended for use in commercial microwave and RF applications. RO3003 has excellent stability of dielectric constant over temperature including the elimination of the step change in dielectric constant. Additionally, RO3003 laminates exhibit a low dissipation factor of 0.0013 at 10 GHz.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for TriQuint’s TGP2615 digital phase shifter. The TGP2615 covers Ku-band radar and communications applications in the 15 to 19 GHz frequency range. 6-bit control with 5.625 degree least significant bit (LSB) offer high resolution and 360 degree coverage.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new family of high performance baluns from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The eight new devices are designed for CATV MoCA applications requiring high performance transformer baluns.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for two 24 W Psat (20 W P1dB) power amplifiers from Wavelex. The 50-ohm PAs operate from 925 GHz to 960 GHz, offer high gain, low gain flatness, and high power added efficiency. They are ideally suited for GSM, mobile infrastructure, and fixed wireless communication applications.
Custom MMIC is pleased to announce the addition of the CMD158C4, a new 6 to 16 GHz driver amplifier, to their growing standard product line. The CMD158C4 delivers 21 dB of gain across its bandwidth, while providing +21 dBm of saturated output power at a PAE of 24%. The CM158C4 operates from a single positive supply voltage of +5.0 V at 95 mA.
Pasternack Enterprises Inc., an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, releases their 2014 RF product guide. The company’s latest 264 page catalog contains thousands of in-stock Pasternack products such as RF cable assemblies, an expanded portfolio of RF amplifiers, 60 GHz systems and modules and hundreds of other passive and active RF components.
Vectron International announces the VC-826 differential XO in a 3225 (3.2 x 2.5 mm) package. The VC-826 XO is designed to support applications that require low jitter (under 200 fsec) at standard frequencies from 20 to 170 MHz. Vectron's VC–826 is designed for use with PHY/SERDES, high speed converters, ASICs and FPGAs in communications platforms, medical and industrial markets.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 22 to 38 GHz low noise amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The MAAL-011111 is a three-stage GaAs MMIC LNA featuring a small signal gain of 19 dB with a noise figure of 2.5 dB. It is offered in a lead-free, 3 x 3 mm QFN package, does not need external components, and is self-biased.
Pickering Interfaces, a leading provider of modular signal switching and instrumentation for use in electronic test and simulation, is excited to announce the launch of four switching modules at AUTOTEST 2014. These products include a new PXI signal insertion and monitor matrix and updates to their PXI microwave multiplexers and PXI high-density large matrix BRIC™ range.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced the industry’s first signal analyzer to provide swept and FFT-based capabilities in the PXI form factor. The Keysight M9290A CXA-m PXIe signal analyzer delivers fully specified performance up to 26.5 GHz and provides best-in-class specifications in key areas such as sensitivity and dynamic range.