Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for three converters from Analog Devices Inc. The new devices include a digital-to-analog converter (AD9144), an analog-to-digital converter (AD9625), and a dual analog-to-digital converter (AD9680). All of the devices are suitable for a range of applications.
Keysight Technologies Inc. announced the availability of its Method of Implementation (MOI) document for USB 2.0 connector and cable assembly compliance testing using the ENA Series network analyzer’s enhanced time domain analysis option (E5071C-TDR). USB 2.0 remains popular for car navigation systems and other applications where a 480 Mbps or less transfer rate is just enough.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. unveils a single control, SOI, single-pole-double-throw switch. The compact, 0.01 to 6.0 GHz SKY13453-385LF is intended for mode switching in pre-power amplifier cellular and dual-band WLAN transmit/receive applications. It is a reflective short switch that offers high linearity, maintains low insertion loss and achieves high isolation for both switching paths.
Pasternack announces eight new high power linear amplifiers that provide accurate signal amplification across a multitude of commercial and defense applications such as communications, radar and sensors, test instrumentation, and many others. These GaAs PHEMT MMIC-based amplifiers operate from 0.8 to 9.5 GHz and can be used as high power output amplifiers or driver amplifiers.
A range of ultra wideband amplifiers with frequency coverage from 10 MHz to 30 GHz has just been released by AtlanTecRF. Designed to be both economical and versatile, the amplifiers include a model to operate over 0.05 to 20 GHz in one unit with 24 dB gain, +23 dBm output power and less than 4 dB noise figure, while another spans 12 to 30 GHz with 30 dB gain and +20 dBm output power.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 6 GHz GaN SPDT switch supporting commercial and military radar, communications, EW, and general purpose applications handling pulsed power levels up to 100 W. TGS2355-SM insertion loss is <1.1 dB yet typical isolation is >40 dB. Switching speed for the TGS2355-SM is in the order of 50 nS.
Custom MMIC announces the addition of the CMD195, a new DC-20 GHz non-reflective SPDT switch, to their growing line of control products. The CMD195 operates across the DC to 20 GHz bandwidth with an insertion loss of 2.5 dB that reduces to 2 dB as the frequency increases. The terminated switch has an isolation of greater than 40 dB and port return losses less than -15 dB.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced that its MAMX-011023 low noise active mixer is available for sampling immediately. The market arrival of the 4 to 23 GHz MAMX-011023 discrete mixer gives system designers unrivaled flexibility to target a wide range of applications with a single mixer component.
Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s highest bandwidth and lowest noise oscilloscope probe for making power integrity measurements to characterize DC power rails. The new Keysight N7020A power-rail probe specifications are tailored for a wide variety of DC power-rail measurements. Probe specifications include very low noise, a large ± 24-V offset range and 2-GHz bandwidth.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 6 GHz GaN SPDT switch supporting communications, EW, Radar and general purpose applications handling power levels up to 40 W. The TGS2354-SM from TriQuint is packaged as a 4 x 4 mm QFN while the TGS2354 offers similar performance in DIE for hybrid applications. Switching speed for both is in the order of 50 nS.