Broadband Calibrated Noise Source
NoiseWave’s NW346 series is a broadband calibrated noise source available in standard output levels 6, 15 and 25 dB ENR. These units are designed for noise figure test and are compatible with standard noise figure meters as well as spectrum analyzers and networks analyzers. They are supplied in rugged standard packaging and are economically priced with delivery typically from stock. Excellent noise flatness is featured over wide bandwidths ideal for a variety of applications such as 5G testing, radar and component characterization.
Pasternack’s 400 MHz and 900 MHz yagi antennas are the high-quality solution needed for utilities and land, mobile and radio applications. These new antennas provide 7 to 13 dBi of gain for superior performance and allow easy connections to the network. They feature aluminum powder coating for durability in the toughest environments. They are built to withstand up to 200 mph winds and resist corrosive elements. All antennas are in-stock and available for same-day shipping.
Pasternack’s new series of surface mount, electromechanical relay switches with latching actuators, is designed for high performance relay switching such as military communications. Working with broad frequency coverage from DC to 26 GHz and designed for 5 million lifecycles, their switches are an excellent choice for your next higher-power switching applications in space-limited designs. As always, the items are in-stock and ready to ship today.
Versatile Development Enclosures
Pixus Technologies, a provider enclosure and backplane solutions for OpenVPX and RF systems, now offers versatile configurations geared for 3U and 6U OpenVPX and SOSA development. Backplane designs speeds to 100 GbE speeds are available along with various implementations of VITA 66 (optical) and VITA 67 (RF) interfaces. Development enclosures are available in open frame and 19” rackmount options.
Phased Array Beamforming ICs
Renesas beamforming ICs enable cost-effective, next-gen system solutions for 5G, satcom and radar applications. Each IC contains multiple independently controlled active channels for element-level beam pattern shaping in ESAs. The compact devices are available in planar BGA or QFN packages to realize very low profile and small form factor phased array antennas with λ/2 element spacing. Tx, Rx or TRx variants are shipping now and cover all of the common 5G and satcom frequency bands.
Solid-State Microwave Generator System
RFHIC’s RIU093K0-50TG is a 3 kW, GaN solid-state microwave generator system designed ideally for microwave heating, drying and sterilization applications. The RIU093K0-50TG is a stand-alone type equipped with a 380 to 400 VAC power supply unit, a remote-control unit and an IP-protected internal waveguide. With its pre-built internal waveguide, users can connect it directly to the horn antenna without the need for external waveguides, simplifying integration and lowering overall costs.
Analog Devices’ ADRV9029 includes an integrated DPD and CFR engine, which enables the use of lower power, lower cost FPGAs. With quad-channel integration, the radio provides the lowest power, smallest size, common platform solution for 4G/5G applications. The IC is part of the RadioVerse™ technology and design ecosystem. RadioVerse accelerates advanced radio design and development and includes market-leading integrated radio platforms, software tools, evaluation and prototyping platforms, reference designs and full radio solutions.
GaAs HBT Technology
Sanan-IC has released its latest GaAs HBT technology called the H20HP11 process, which can meet high linearity requirements in wireless communication applications such as 5G NR HPUE. Excellent PA performance can be obtained together with outstanding harmonic suppression and higher delivered linear power. Its epitaxial structure, developed and manufactured in-house, exhibits lower VCE (offset) and lower knee in its I-V curve.
Ka-Band transceiver, model TRKa-10, is a custom assembly featuring a transmit and a receive channel sharing a phase-locked LO chain with a 100 MHz reference supplied by the user at a power level of ‐3 to +3 dBm. Spacek Labs specializes in custom RF assemblies in bandwidths from 10 to 110 GHz and which are built to our customer’s unique electrical and mechanical specifications.
Sub-6 Antenna Combiners
Tamagawa Electronics announced the Sub-6 antenna combiners for the 5G wireless network systems. The combiners enable easy implementation of 5G Sub-6 (3,400 to 3,600 MHz) system into existing 4G/LTE systems such as WCS2300/IMT2600 (2305 to 2673 MHz) bands and LTE/PCS/AWS(600/700/800/1800/1700/2100/2300 MHz) bands. Minimum isolation between existing bands and Sub-6 (3.6 GHz) is 60 dB minimum PIMD ‐153 dBc CW 2 × 43 dBm. Quadruplexer, three bands multiplexer are also available for each telecom carrier.
SD450-N Thermal Platform
New SD450-N thermal platform offers 450 square inches (18” × 25”) of even, wide range, precise thermal testing from 200°C to ‐100°C. Extended range options, safety features, alternate cooling methods and customization available. New design allows more accessibility, custom fixturing and clamping choices. Great for larger devices with a flat thermally conductive surface. Advanced programmable synergy nano temperature controller can monitor and log one or many points on the device(s) allowing advanced temperature control optimization.
Broadband Low Noise Amplifier
Model ABL1800-01-3330 is a two-stage MMIC based low noise amplifier (LNA) with input limiter over drive protection. It offers 33 dB linear gain and 3.0 dB noise figure with excellent gain flatness and input/output return loss. The unit has a built-in voltage regulator and operates with a single DC power supply voltage. The package size of the amplifier is 1.5 × 1.0 × 0.4”.
The newly released ASL18B series amplifiers feature extended frequency operation. The ASL18B series LNA consists of gain blocks with +20, +30 and +40 dB. The noise figure levels are +2.0 dB typical, and +2.5 dB maximum 1 to 18 GHz. The output P1dB is +15 dBm typical and +12 dBm minimum 1 to 18 GHz. Like all Wright Tech products, these ASL18B series amplifiers are battle tested and backed with the four-year warranty program.
The SFS16000H-LF is an ideal plug and play solution for radar, SATCOM and T&M applications. It provides a 16 GHz output, when locked to an external 100 MHz source. Excellent phase noise performance at 1 Khz offset of ‐90 dBc/Hz cascades to ‐116 dBc/Hz at 100 Khz. Power output is ‐3 dBm into a 50 ohm load, while operating from 3 and 5 Vcc sources. The SFS16000H-LF is offered in the ZCOMM SFS-L1 package. Measuring just 1 × 1 × 0.215” this compact PLO is well suited for automated surface mount applications.