The following booth numbers are complete as of April 15, 2009.
A-Alpha stocks aluminum waveguide flange stock in sizes from WR22 to WR137 and double-ridged sizes WRD180, 475, 580, 650 and 750. This 6063 extruded aluminum material precludes the need to broche corners in the windows of aluminum bar stock to manufacture flanges. The waveguide window is centered within 0.002 of the outside dimensions, and is within 0.002 of the selected waveguide opening. Aluminum flange stock compliments other waveguide products in stock at A-Alpha, including aluminum, copper, bronze, invar, stainless steel and coin silver waveguide tube, and aluminum and bronze cast bends. A-Alpha offers “same day” shipping for all items in stock.
A-Alpha Waveguide Co.,
El Segundo, CA (310) 322-3487,
Aeroflex/Inmet introduces a new family of Wilkinson Power Dividers to complement its current offering of resistive divider models. The new units are two-way SMA models and are of octave and multi-octave designs covering the popular bands of 0.5 to 1, 0.8 to 2.5, 1 to 2 and 2 to 4 GHz. All models are currently available from stock.
Ann Arbor, MI (734) 426-5553,
These new PIN diode series switch elements are designed for WiMAX, WiBro, TD-SCDMA, radios and other wireless telecommunication applications. They offer excellent thermal dissipation with the innovative thermal path to circuit board thermal ground. These products can support 10 W, DC to 10 GHz; 20 W, DC to 6 GHz; 50 W, DC to 3 GHz; and 100 W, DC to 2 GHz.
Aeroflex Metelics West,
Sunnyvale, CA (408) 737-8181,
These state-of-the-art, digitally-controlled, voltage-variable PIN diode attenuators feature industry-leading temper- ature stability and are available in three bands from 0.5 to 18 GHz. Designs offer unsurpassed attenuation linearity and flatness over frequency address challenging requirements for ESM, ECM, EW and communication applications.
Aeroflex/KDI – Integrated Products,
Whippany, NJ (973) 887-5700,
Models 3406 and 3408 are a series of 6 GHz relay switched programmable attenuators that are specifically designed for wireless/cellular, RF simulation/emulation and communication test applications. This series is available in many standard attenuation ranges and cell configurations (0 to 55/1 dB, 0 to 103/1 dB and 0 to 55.75/0.25 dB). Other features include SmartStep® (Models 3406T and 3408T) and optional TTL control circuitry; low SWR 1.45; maximum insertion loss is less than 5.0 dB at 6 GHz (for eight cell units); rugged construction and SMA connectors. These units are also available in the Aeroflex/Weinschel’s SmartStep single or multi-channel attenuator units (8310 and 8311 Series). Custom designs and configurations are available.
Frederick, MD (301) 846-9222,
Model number SSPA 0.4-0.6-100 is a high power, high efficiency, RF amplifier that operates from 400 to 600 MHz. This PA is ideal for military platforms as well as commercial applications because it is robust and offers high power over a 200 MHz bandwidth with excellent power added efficiency. This amplifier was designed for high efficiency applications. It is packaged in a modular housing that is approximately 6" (width) by 9" (long) by 1.5" (height). This amplifier has a minimum P1dB of 100 W at room temperature. Noise figure at room temperature is 15 dB maximum. This amplifier offers a typical gain of 28 dB with a typical gain flatness of ±1.0 dB.
San Marcos, CA (760) 598-4340,
The integrated EM (Electromagnetic) portfolio inside Agilent’s Advanced Design System (ADS) environment helps with the challenges of high frequency and highly integrated design work. EMPro, EMDS G2 and Momentum G2, assure the success of RF designs from circuit level up to the highest level of integration by eliminating errors and delays from re-entering designs into a separate EM tool. Agilent has just released EMPro 2009, which combines FDTD and FEM simulation technology to cover the broadest range of applications and cross-validation between frequency- and time-domain solvers to ensure the highest confidence in 3D EM simulation.
Agilent Technologies Inc.,
Santa Clara, CA (800) 829-4444,
Automate pulse measurements and extend the value of a spec--trum analyzer by combining signal analysis and time domain measurements. Electronic warfare and radar design and maintenance engineers can now quickly identify desired pulse parameters with the new Agilent N9051A pulse measurement software. The combination of the N9051A and an Agilent signal analyzer or oscilloscope performs calibrated pulse analysis for signals up to 50 GHz in carrier frequency and analysis bandwidths up to 13 GHz. Quickly characterize pulse performance using a wide range of parameters, including pulse width, rise/fall time, PRI, PRF, duty cycle, peak to average ratio, and much more in accordance IEEE 181 standards. Use the pulse analyzer software to gain statistical information such as PDF, CDF and CCDF.
Agilent Technologies Inc., Signal Analyzer Division,
Santa Clara, CA (800) 829-4444,
This microwave signal generator with ultra-high output power capability simplifies high power test configurations and lowers costs by removing the extra hardware. The E8257D option 521 delivers from +24 to +28 dBm specified output power over a frequency range of 10 MHz to 20 GHz. Typical maximum unleveled output power exceeds +30 dBm over a large portion of the frequency range. To help protect users and UUTs (units under test) from high power accidents, a user adjustable RF output hardware power clamp (settable from +15 to +33 dBm at the output of the PSG) that works with both internal and external leveling configurations will be provided. For higher power, narrow frequency range applications, the maximum RF output clamp setting of +33 dBm provides access to the PSG’s maximum available unleveled power.
Agilent Technologies Inc.,
Signal Sources Division,
Santa Clara, CA (800) 829-4444,
This new generation high power pulsed IV/RF measurement system is designed for GaN or LDMOS high power devices. The PIV-240-10 high power pulse pattern generator (240 V, 10A) can be used as a standalone application for semiconductor pulsed IV characterization (or integrated in a load-pull environment), combining input/output pulse power heads and voltage/current acquisition units. Synchronized with Agilent PNA-X with a flexible application, it offers the most versatile, robust and accurate pulsed IV/RF measurement system on the market.
Limoges, France +33 555 040 531,
AMC Model PI-DVAN-8012 OPTION JC is an 8 to 12 GHz phase invariant digital programmable attenuator. A double-balanced arrangement of quadrature couplers and PIN diodes gives phase invariant attenuation. It offers an attenuation range of 40 dB, insertion loss of < 6.5 dB and VSWR of 1.8. This model offers attenuation accuracy of ±0.5 dB, flatness of ±0.8 dB from 0 to 20 dB and ±1.0 dB from 20 to 40 dB. Phase shift of ±7° from 0 to 20 dB and ±20° maximum from 20 to 40 dB. Switching speed is < 200 nSec. It has a 9 bit TTL control. Power supply is +7 to +12 V DC at 300 mA maximum. Size is 2.5" x 3.5" x 0.4".
American Microwave Corp.,
Frederick, MD (301) 662-4702,
ATC’s new 550L ultra-broadband capacitor is manufactured with high quality materials to provide reliable and repeatable ultra-broadband performance from 16 kHz through 40+ GHz. It exhibits ultra-low insertion loss, flat frequency response and excellent return loss. The 550L is a one-piece orientation-insensitive 0402 SMT package, fully compatible with high speed automated pick-and-place manufacturing. It is designed to meet the most stringent requirements of optical high speed data networks, broadband wireless communications, broadband test equipment, high speed Internet routers and many other applications.
American Technical Ceramics,
Huntington Station, NY (631) 622-4700,
This amplifier operates in a frequency range from 12 to 18 GHz. The amplifier is a breakthrough in amplifier technology because the noise figure is 0.9 dB over the entire band. Not only is the noise figure consistent across the band, but so is the gain and output power. The APT2-12001800-1105-D2 is available in the company’s smallest housing (D2).
Holbrook, NY (631) 521-7831,
ADL5801 single-channel active mixer complements the ADL5802 dual-channel active mixer. ADL-5355/57 high performance, single-channel passive mixers, specified for operation across the cellular frequency ranges, complement the ADL5356, ADL5358 and ADL5360 dual-channel passive mixers.
Analog Devices Inc.,
Norwood, MA (781) 329-4700,
AnaPico AG presents the APSIN6000 port-able RF signal generator ranging from 9 kHz to 6500 MHz with a 0.001 Hz frequency resolution. Key performance figures (e.g. phase noise, long-term frequency stability, maximum power level) of the APSIN6000 compare well with today’s high-end equipment while coming in a very small form factor. The low DC power consumption makes the generator an ideal solution for automated test systems (VXI-11/SCPI 1999 is supported), laboratory use, and outdoor and mobile environments (available with internal rechargeable battery).
AnaPico AG, Zürich,
Switzerland+41-44-440 00 51,
The model AB2436B479 is a cavity bandpass filter designed for suppressing interference to improve the performance of IEEE 802.1a/b/n access points located in outdoor environments. The eight-cavity model AB24-36B479 has a center frequency of 2436.5 MHz, -3 dB bandwidth of 70 MHz, typical insertion loss of 0.9 dB at center frequency, typical return loss of 18 dB, and typical harmonic rejection of 90 dB. Selectivity at center frequency ranges from less than 91 MHz at a 20 dB bandwidth to less than 150 MHz at a 60 dB bandwidth. The filter will handle an RF input power of 50 W, has an operating temperature of -40º to +85°C and measures 4.84" x 2.8" x 1.22".
Anatech Electronics Inc.,
Garfield, NJ (201) 772-4242,
Anritsu Co. introduces the VectorStar® premium series of microwave vector network analyzers (VNA). VectorStar delivers best-in-class frequency coverage of 70 kHz to 70 GHz, dynamic range of 103 dB at 67 GHz, and measurement speed of 20 µs/point to establish a new performance benchmark for S-parameter measurements on RF, microwave and millimeter-wave devices. It brings unprecedented performance to traditional VNA markets, including aerospace/defense, satellite, commercial microwave communications, materials measurement and advanced research.
Richardson, TX (800) 267-4878
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation has unveiled the first model in its new “A” Series RF amplifier line. Model 500A250A covers 10 kHz to 250 MHz, and provides a minimum of 500 W of swept power when used with an RF sweep generator. The new design packs more power into a smaller size and boasts roughly a 35 percent reduction in size and weight compared to existing products. Model 500A250A replaces the following models: 250A250A, 500A100A and 500A250. The new model also has an improved noise figure for increased dynamic range.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation,
Souderton, PA (215) 723-8181,
Be among the first to see and save on the just-released second edition of Design of RF and Microwave Amplifiers and Oscillators by Pieter L.D. Abrie at the Artech House booth (#2613). Featuring new material on class A, B, AB, F, E and Doherty amplifiers, this expanded edition covers amplifier stability, the influence of harmonic terminations, models for MIM capacitors and more. The included CD-ROM provides a Visual C++ 2008 menu-driven executable for LSM, with updated Fortran source code. Exclusive 20 percent IMS show discount.
Norwood, MA (781) 769-9750,
AWR®, the innovation leader in high frequency EDA, is showcasing the next releases of its microwave and RF products including Microwave Office®, Visual System SimulatorTM and AXIEMTM design software at IEEE MTT-S. Stop by booth #1418 for the latest information on all products as well as demonstrations of AWR’s innovative technologies such as AXIEM, ACETM, APLAC® and shortly Analyst®. Learn more today at www.awrcorp.com and www.awr.tv.
El Segundo, CA (310) 726-3000,
Bliley’s satellite and space qualified crystal oscillators incorporate Z-swept technology meeting the requirements of MIL-PRF-3098. With frequency ranges from 10 to 130 MHz and based on proven designs supplied to military and space customers, Bliley is now manufacturing these devices for multiple customer programs. Key product features include optimized phase noise performance and excellent frequency versus temperature stability. Bliley is equipped to meet increasing demand for customizable space and satellite oscillators. The company has in-house processes in place to facilitate ease of product and program adaptation.
Bliley Technologies Inc.,
Erie, PA (814) 838-3571,
Cobham Sensor Systems announces a compact broadband horn antenna for electronic countermeasures (ECM) application. Model 122HC7 operates over the 6.5 to 18 GHz frequency range with VSWR of 2.4 at 6.5 to 7 GHz and 2.0 at 7 to 18 GHz. The antenna employs Cobham’s unique quad-ridged output using a single dual ridged WRD-650 waveguide input to generate circular polarization. This antenna provides gain of 8 dBiC at 7 GHz and 14.5 dBiC at 18 GHz, and it handles RF power of 350 W CW and 1700 W peak. A variant of this antenna is also available with bifurcating lenses to broaden the field of view coverage. The antenna is designed for the extreme environment of military aircraft.
Cobham Sensor Systems,
Baltimore, MD (410) 542-1700,
COM DEV introduces the versatile 8 x 8 Butler matrix INET/ONET-S/L-200 family in compact PCB form covering the S- and L-band frequency ranges. Amplitude and phase balance is better than 1 dB and 5 degrees respectively, with insertion loss of 1 dB, and measures 137 x 117 x 28 mm. Also available in high power 360 W versions, with amplitude and phase balance of 0.4 dB and 5 degrees respectively and 0.3 dB insertion loss.
COM DEV International Products,
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada (519) 622-2300,
Cree will demonstrate its latest high power GaN HEMT microwave transistor, the CGH-21240F. Providing 240 W of peak power, this highly-efficient transistor is ideal for telecommunication applications such as W-CDMA and LTE. Under W-CDMA stimulus, the transistor provides 50 W average power with 40 percent efficiency in Class A/B operation.
Durham, NC (919) 313-5300,
Crystek’s CVCO55CC-2400-2569 voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) operates from 2400 to 2569 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 to 4.5 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -102 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +4 dBm. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, the model CVCO55CC-2400-2569 is packaged in the industry-standard 0.5" x 0.5" SMD package. Input voltage is 5 V, with a maximum current consumption of 35 mA. Pulling and pushing are minimized to 2.5 MHz and 1.5 MHz/V, respectively. Second harmonic suppression is -15 dBc typical.
Fort Myers, FL (239) 561-3311,
CST develops and markets software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields. CST will be previewing new features in its flagship product, CST MICROWAVE STUDIO®, due for release Q4 2009. CST MWS enables the fast and accurate 3D electromagnetic simulation of high frequency devices such as antennas, filters, couplers, planar and multi-layer structures. Benefits include shorter development cycles through virtual prototyping before physical trials and optimization instead of experimentation.
CST of America® Inc.,
Framingham, MA (508) 665-4400