Impedance Matching Pads Preserve Signal Integrity
Eliminate impedance discontinuity (mismatches) without introducing reflection to the circuit. Model 851-879-FM4 is a 50 to 75 Ω impedance matching pad that operates from DC to 4 GHz. This 1 W unit offers nominal insertion loss of 5.7 dB and VSWR of 1.5:1 with SMA female/F male connectors. Custom units are available in a variety of impedance and connector types from DC to 4 GHz. BroadWave Technologies impedance matching pads preserve signal integrity by matching virtually any transmission line.
BroadWave Technologies Inc.
Digital Phase Shifter
Kratos General Microwave manufactures a complete line of broadband fast switching phase shifters. Model 7929 offers a full tuning range of 360° covering a frequency range of 18 to 40 GHz. Excellent phase accuracy and PM/AM performance are achieved by utilizing double balanced bi-phase linear amplitude modulators. Standard unit designed to operate over −54°C to +95°C. Its small size and high-reliability make it ideal for use in demanding shipboard/airborne environmental conditions. Optional optimized performance is available over a narrower frequency range.
General Microwave Corp.
18 to 40 GHz, 10 dB Directional Couplers
MECA expanded offering of 5G mmWave products. Featuring 10 dB couplers covering 18 to 40 GHz with 2.92 mm interfaces. Typical specifications of 1.6:1 VSWR, 13 dB directivity, 1 dB insertion loss and 0.5 dB frequency sensitivity. Also available are attenuators, terminations, bias tees, DC blocks and adapters. Additionally octave and mulit-octave models covering up to 50 GHz built by J-Standard certified assemblers and technicians. Made in U.S. with 36 month warranty.
MECA Electronics Inc.
Mini-Circuits’ EDC10-183+ is a 10 dB directional coupler that operates from 6 to 18 GHz packaged in MCLP 4 × 4 mm, 24-lead package. It provides excellent coupling flatness over a broad bandwidth and good return loss. This coupler also provides a quadrature phase shift between the signal at the through port and coupler port. Manufacturing using GaAs technology, this model results in relatively high repeatability in performance.
Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) has the 01005BB104 broadband 100 nF multilayer ceramic capacitors. The industry’s smallest 100 nF broadband part characterized for RF performance. PPI is a manufacturer of high performance RF/microwave passive components for the medical, semiconductor, military, broadcast and telecommunications industries. PPI specializes in high-Q, low ESR/ESL capacitors, broadband capacitors, single layer capacitors, non-magnetic resistors (high-power and thin film) and trimmer capacitors. PPI is ISO9001:2015 certified.
Passive Plus Inc.
PMI Model No. P16T-100M50G-100-T-DEC is a single pole, 16 throw, solid-state absorptive switch operating over the frequency range of 0.1 to 50 GHz. This model offers a typical insertion loss of 16 dB, while maintaining a typical isolation of 70 dB. It has a max input power of 20 dBm CW and a max switching speed of 100 ns. This switch is outfitted with 2.4 mm female connectors in a housing measuring 8 × 3 × 0.65 in.
Planar Monolithics Industries Inc.
GX Series-Coaxial DC Pass RF Surge Protection
The GX Series of surge arrestors are engineered for RF coaxial applications where DC current is needed on the coaxial line. The GX Series can be used on GPS and other active antenna systems that operate in the range from DC to 2700 MHz. The GX Series is available online with same-day shipping.
Terminated (Absorptive) SPDT Switch
RLC Electronics announced the addition of a miniature terminated (absorptive) SPDT switch. The switch provides proven reliability, long-life and excellent electrical performance. It features extremely low insertion loss (< 0.3 dB at 18 GHz) and VSWR (1.5:1 max at 18 GHz) while maintaining high isolation (> 60 dB at 18 GHz). This miniature Terminated SPDT switch measures 1.2 × 2.09 × 0.52 in. (standard unit is 2.25 × 2.25 in.). The standard model is DC to 18 GHz, but versions are available up to 50 GHz.
RLC Electronics Inc.
Power Frequency Tripler
Spacek Labs Model A390-3X14-20K is a single input, four output power frequency tripler designed for operation at 39.3 GHz output frequency. This unit contains all the necessary amplification stages and internal filtering to boost the 14 dBm input power to 17 dBm min./19 dBm typical output power for all ports with undesired harmonics suppressed by at least 50 dB. The multiple output frequency multiplier design is available in frequency bands ranging from 18 to 65 GHz.
Cables & Connectors
High Speed End Launch Connectors
Fairview Microwave Inc. has introduced a new extended series of mmWave, removable, end launch, PCB connectors that are ideal for SERDES applications like cloudservers, supercomputing and high speed networking. Fairview’s new line of high speed, end launch, PCB connectors consists of 16 models operating in a wide bandwidth that supports high data rates and VSWR as low as 1.1:1. They are offered with four end launch connector interface options: 1 mm (110 GHz), 1.85 mm (67 GHz), 2.92 mm (40 GHz) and 2.4 mm (50 GHz).
Fairview Microwave Inc.