High-Power Microwave Components
CPI is one of the largest manufacturers of receiver protectors. CPI designs and manufactures a broad range of RF and microwave products for radar, communications, electronic warfare, medical and scientific applications. They also manufacture a broad range of pressure windows and pressure bypass windows. Their products are found in numerous radar systems operated by the U.S. military and militaries around the world.
Mini-Circuits’ model MDB-54H+ is a surface-mount MMIC mixer with RF/LO range of 20 to 50 GHz and intermediate-frequency (IF) range of DC to 20 GHz. A good fit for mmWave communications and test, the InGaP HBT mixer works with +15 dBm (Level 15) LO power for frequency up-conversion/down-conversion and typical conversion loss of 11 dB. LO-to-RF isolation is typically 45 dB while LO-to-IF and RF-to-IF isolation is at least 20 dB. The MMIC mixer is supplied in a 12-lead MCLP package measuring 3 × 3 mm.
CABLES & CONNECTORS
SUCOFLEX® 550 Cables
The new SUCOFLEX 550 cable from HUBER+SUHNER raises test and measurement applications to the next level of precision and reliability. This customisable solution boasts excellent reliability over an extended service life, providing industry professionals with an assembly that minimizes testing downtime and delivers excellent price-performance ratio. The HUBER+SUHNER high performance cable assembly SUCOFLEX 550 is suitable for up to 50 GHz, provides excellent return loss, phase and amplitude stability compared to bending as well as low loss.
MegaPhase introduced a new, innovative cable series providing a new level of flexibility for inside-the-box and small form factor applications. HyperFlex™ cables use a solderless connector design which enables bending directly behind the connector without affecting performance or function. Ideal for military applications, including airframes and airframe components, HyperFlex™ solderless cables are available in three sizes, 0.090, 0.120 and 0.141 in., with a frequency range through 67 GHz.
RF mmWave Cable Assemblies
Samtec now offers Precision RF mmWave cable assemblies on 0.085” and 0.086” low loss flexible cable (RF085, RF086 Series). The RF085 Series includes 2.92 mm connector options, with operating frequency up to 40 GHz and maximum VSWR of 1.40. The RF086 Series includes 2.40 mm connector options, with operating frequency up to 50 GHz, and maximum VSWR of 1.40. Connectors, on both RF085 and RF086 assemblies, are solder clamped to the cable.
Model MPA-017060S51 is a 1.7 to 6 GHz 120 W solid-state power amplifier. Over 1.7 to 6 GHz, power output is typically 120 W, minimum 100 W, ±1.6 dB maximum gain flatness, -15/-25 dBc second and third harmonics, -70 dBc spurious, -10 dB maximum input/output return loss, 53 dBm OIP3 and 25 to 35 percent efficiency. The size is 240 × 240 × 25 mm, it has built-in control, monitoring and protection circuits, can work over -45°C to +65°C. For 1-9 pcs the price is $14,399 each, delivery is stock to four weeks. Rack mount amplifier is available.
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