Agile Microwave Technology Inc.
Broadband 15 W Power Amplifier
AgileMwT’s broadband 15 W power amplifier operating from 2 to 18 GHz is offered in a compact module configuration. AMT-A0350 provides Psat of 15 W typical with flat small signal gain of 43 dB typical, ± 1 dB typical gain flatness with VSWR of 1.8:1 typical. This family of power amplifiers are competitively priced and ship from stock or have short lead times. AgileMwT offers great value with innovative designs.
GaN Distributed Amplifier
Altum RF’s ARF1307C7 is a packaged, GaN distributed amplifier for 2 to 20 GHz applications. The amplifier provides 10 W saturated output power and 17 dB small-signal gain, with 11 dB of power gain and 20 percent power-added efficiency. The ARF1307C7 features a robust, RoHS-compliant, 7 x 7 mm QFN high-performance ceramic package, with excellent thermal and electrical properties. The ARF1307C7 is suitable for higher performance commercial- and defense-related applications, such as test and measurement equipment, EW and commercial or defense radar systems.
American Microwave Corp.
Absorptive/Non-Reflective S25T Switch
American Microwave Corp. announced its latest preliminary product development. AMC Model Number MSN-0518-25T-30DB-HERM-1JV is an absorptive/non-reflective S25T switch that is hermetically sealed with an integral 30 dB coupler on its common port. It works from 0.5 to 18 GHz. Insertion loss of 7.5 dB max and has an isolation of 60 dB min. Switching speed of <2 μSec and a switching transient of <200 mV pk-pk. OIP2 is >+65 dBm and OIP3 >+35 dBm. Output 1 dB compression point of +20 dBm.
Ultra-Agile Vector Signal Generator
The APVSG is an ultra-fast-switching vector-modulated signal source, covering a continuous frequency range from 0.01 to 40 GHz. The standard APVSG enables outstanding ultra-fast CW frequency sweeping, chirping, intra-pulse modulation, pulse shaping, all with very low phase noise. A high performance internal I/Q modulator enables customized modulation waveforms and supports dedicated modulation schemes, including avionics modulation. Now also available as multi-channel version APVSG-X with one to four channels.
Intelligent Array IC Solutions
Anokiwave leads the mmWave market with its Silicon ICs for 5G, SATCOM, and RADAR applications shipping in high volume commercial deployments. Their portfolio of IC options enables intelligent, scalable antenna arrays that can be configured for different use cases, power levels and frequency bands. Anokiwave is the trusted choice of Tier-1 and -2 OEMS worldwide. Visit Anokiwave at booth 1439.
220 GHz Broadband VNA
The VectorStar™ ME7838G 70 kHz to 220 GHz broadband VNA provides industry-best, single-sweep coverage addressing the need for on-wafer device characterization. The compact, high-performance mmWave module enables direct connection to the probe for accurate, stable results. The ShockLine™ MS46131A 1-port VNA provides unprecedented coverage to 43.5 GHz. Leveraging NLTL technology enhances accuracy and measurement repeatability. Its small size allows direct connection to the DUT, improving measurement stability and simplifying test configurations. Visit Anritsu at booth 1847.
B&Z Technologies Inc.
Low Noise Microwave Amplifier
B&Z Technologies, a state-of-the-art low noise microwave amplifier company based in New York, now offers 18 to 40 GHz amplifiers with less than 2.5 dB noise figure. Standard configuration has typical gain of 34 dB, output 1 dB compression power of +10 dBm, gain flatness of ± 2 dB and input/output VSWR of 2.0:1. These can be custom configured for higher gain, higher power or better flatness (up to ± 1.5 dB). Its standard co-axial housing can be disassembled also, if needed, to be used as a drop in amplifier.
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence RF/Microwave Solutions
Cadence enables Intelligent System Design™ for 5G with a comprehensive portfolio spanning IP, verification, implementation and mixed-signal/analog/RF. The Virtuoso® RF Solution streamlines the RF design flow with a “golden” schematic that drives layout implementation, simulation, and physical verification. The recent integrations of AWR Corp. and Integrand Software further increase productivity for complex, high-frequency RFIC and application development. Combined with the organically grown Virtuoso, Clarity™, and Sigrity™ solutions, Cadence offers a complete electromagnetic signoff solution.
AWR® V15 Software
Cadence announced the latest release of the AWR®Design Environment® platform, V15. This version offers new and expanded capabilities to support power amplifier and antenna/array design, EM modeling and RF/microwave IP integration within heterogeneous systems, enabling designers to better address the design challenges of MMIC/RFIC, package/module, and PCB technologies driven by 5G, automotive, and aerospace and defense application. Discover the power of Cadence with AWR software at IMS2020 at booth 829.
Cernexwave’s CFM series active frequency multipliers cover the frequency range of 10 MHz to 500 GHz. They can be designed to multiply an RF signal 2, 3, 4 or as many as 36 times with its custom multiplier chain assemblies. These multipliers utilize state of the art MIC and MMIC technologies to provide highly stable, reliable and efficient frequency extenders for system applications.
Charter Engineering Inc.
5G RF Switches from DC–40 GHz
CEI introduces a new series of RF switches operating from DC-40 GHz utilizing 2.92 mm female connectors. The switches feature outstanding characteristics in insertion loss of 0.6 dB max and return loss of 1.50:1 max. The highly repeatable RF switches are targeted to 5G applications and are available in a variety of configurations including failsafe, latching and normally open.
Ciao Wireless Inc.
Ciao Wireless Inc. has introduced its latest product line of ultra-broadband amplifiers covering 2 to 40 GHz, and features an integrated wideband output detector option for communication applications. The series of amps have usable bandwidth over 1 to 40 GHz in most cases. Units are qualified for use in most Hi-Rel and harsh commercial applications.
Innovative Technology Solutions
The Cicor Group is a globally active development and manufacturing partner with innovative technology solutions for the electronics industry. With about 2,000 employees at ten production sites, Cicor offers highly complex printed circuit boards, printed electronics, hybrid circuits and substrates as well as comprehensive electronic manufacturing services including microelectronic assembly and plastic injection molding. Cicor supplies customized products and services from design to the finished product from one source.
Ceramic Chip Inductors
Coilcraft 0402CT Series ceramic chip inductors feature a maximum height of just 0.45 mm - a 30 percent lower profile than competitive products. Offered in 23 inductance values from 1.2 to 56 nH (with, 5 percent, 3 percent or 2 percent tolerance), the 0402CT provides excellent Q Factor performance - up to 84 at 2.4 GHz. It also offers self-resonant frequencies as high as 27.5 GHz and current ratings up to 2.3 Amps (Irms).
Copper Mountain Technologies
SC Series Compact VNAs
The SC Series Compact VNAs deliver lab-grade performance up to 9 GHz with 16 ms measurement speed, 140 dB dynamic range and higher output power. This series combines advanced performance with all the features engineers have come to expect. This innovative approach delivers high measurement accuracy and enables users to take advantage of faster processors, newer computers, and larger displays. Copper Mountain VNAs include excellent customer service, automation support and years of engineering expertise to users.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics
RF Converter Miniaturization Using Multi-Mix®
Wideband RF converter assembly in package less than 5”× 2”× 0.5”. Offers 5x to 10x reduction over traditional converters - multi-layer multi-mix motherboard with double-sided SMT populated in a lightweight housing frame that provides excellent RF channelization and isolation, four integrated coherent wideband synthesizers, embedded pre-select frequency filters, fast tuning and settling times and low phase noise.
40 W Multi-Band GaN Power Amplifier
Designed for multi-function, radar, SATCOM and EW system design operating from C- through Ku-bands, this new SSPA offers SWaP solutions for many applications including EW jammers and multi-band mobile SATCOM terminals. CTT’s new model AGX/180-4656 covers 3 to 18 GHz with 40 W of CW power output. The compact size of 5.16 in. (L) x 4.90 in. (W) x 0.28 in. (H) offers RF/microwave designers an excellent choice for SWaP solutions in many applications, including EW jammers, and for transmit power in multi-band mobile SATCOM terminals. Visit CTT during IMS2020 at booth 1952.
Custom Microwave Components Inc.
A Non-Blocking Switch Matrix
A non-blocking switch matrix with 72 inputs and 32 outputs is used to configure RF environments for carrier end-to-end backhaul and hand-over testing. Intuitive browser graphical user interface, easy to network and use API to support automated testing. Features include solid-state reliability and repeatability, modular line-replaceable active units with built-in spares, distributed hot-swappable redundant supplies, system health monitoring and reporting, ultra-low operating power (<85 W), ultra-quiet operation with a frequency of 0.7 to 3.0 GHz (optional 0.7 to 6.0 GHz), and insertion loss of 30 dB max. Visit Customave at IMS2020 booth 1304.
dB Control offers six mmWave high-power amplifiers, including the dB-3201H microwave power module. This wideband MPM features a 30 to 38 GHz frequency range and 125 W of continuous wave power. It is designed for electronic countermeasures and electronic warfare applications so military personnel can experience faster exchanges of data and enhanced situational awareness. The dB-3201H enables additional channels of communication to combat congestion across traditional C-, X- and Ku- and lower Ka-band frequencies. Visit during IMS2020 at booth 801.