Modelithics welcomes Smiths Interconnect into the Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) Program at the Sponsoring level. Smiths Interconnect’s product portfolio contains a wide range of RF/microwave components, including Thermopad® product, attenuators, terminations, resistors, chip equalizers, Diamond RF Resistives® product, power dividers and filters, among others. 

As a Sponsoring MVP, Smiths Interconnect is aiding RF/microwave designers by sponsoring free extended 90-day trial use of all Modelithics models available for Smiths Interconnect components. Modelithics and Smiths Interconnect are also collaborating to develop new models for several component series. 

Among the new models in development is a scalable models for Smiths Interconnect’s TSX attenuator and CTX and CTS termination series. The TSX attenuator series is rated from DC to 50 GHz. This series of attenuators includes attenuation values of 0 to 10 dB in 1 dB increments. Also included are attenuation values of 15 and 20 dB. Also in development are new models for Smiths Interconnect’s CTX and CTS termination series. The CTX termination series offers broadband performance rated to 64 GHz. Model validations through 67 GHz are planned for the new models.