Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new up-converter from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The MAUC-011003 is an integrated up-converter assembled in a lead-free 4 mm 24-lead PQFN plastic package. It features a typical conversion gain of 12 dB, image rejection of 15 dBc, and is integrated with an LO doubler, LO buffer amplifier, and RF buffer amplifier.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced that its N9038A MXE EMI receiver is now available with a frequency range of 20 Hz to 3.6 GHz.Designed specifically for EMC testing, the MXE EMI receiver is compliant with the world’s two major sets of requirements: CISPR 16-1-1 for commercial products and MIL-STD-461 for military systems. With the new option, test engineers can configure the MXE with a frequency range of 20 Hz to 3.6, 8.4, 26.5, or 44 GHz.
Anaren Inc.’s wireless group announced the release of its first AIR for WICED™ smart bluetooth module and atmosphere online developer platform. Among the specific features are the modules’ small size, low cost, precertification to global standards and comprehensive technical support.
Operating over Ku-Band, the AMC Model RFM-16M7 integrated switching assembly contains solid-state switches, circulators, a digital controlled attenuator, a Ku-Band solid-state source and a detector logarithmic video amplifier with digitized video output. It is designed for flight line use in conjunction with an optical delay line to provide precise pulse delays for radar calibration.
Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced the latest release of its powerful Advanced Design System (ADS) software, ADS 2015. Featuring silicon RFIC interoperability with Cadence’s Virtuoso, GoldenGate-in-ADS, and a host of capabilities intended to increase design efficiency. Additional new capabilities and enhancements available in ADS 2015 include the new DDR bus simulator and the new RFIC cockpit that expands the ADS schematic control block.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for two new L-band 90 W GaN modules from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. Both MAMG-000912-090PSM and MAMG-001214-090PSM 2-stage modules feature a land grid array (LGA) pattern for enhanced thermal flow, are offered in compact (14 x 24 mm2) “True SMT” packages, and do not require copper coining or complicated thermal management techniques on the system PC board.
Model SBP-8138632018-1212-S1 is an E-Band high power amplifier with small signal gain of 20 dB minimum and P1dB of +18 dBm in the frequency range of 81 to 86 GHz. The DC power requirement for the amplifier is +8 VDC/650 mA. The input and output port configurations are both WR-12 waveguides with UG387/U flanges.
KRYTAR Inc. announces the expansion of its line of directional couplers with the addition of model 120706. It 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.
San-tron's S292 series is a new, exclusive offering for RF/microwave, military and aerospace engineers designing in the 40 GHz or K-band range. These high-performance coaxial connectors are designed to the 2.92 mm standard and offer a compatible mating style to Anritsu K Connectors, APC 3.5, SMA, WSMA, and 3.50 mm connectors.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 35 W GaN power amplifier designed for weather and marine radars in the X-band (9 to 10 GHz). TriQuint’s TGA2622-CP offers power added efficiency of >43%. Operating from a 28 V supply, it draws only 290 mA. The TGA2622-CP offers high power in both pulse and CW operation thanks, in part, to TriQuint’s Cu-base packaging offering superior thermal management.