EuMW Product Showcase
M8195A arbitrary waveform generator provides highest combination of speed, bandwidth and channel density. Keysight’s M8195A arbitrary waveform generator (AWG) provides up to 65 GSa/s, 20 GHz bandwidth and up to 4 channels in a one-slot AXIe module—simultaneously. As devices and interfaces become faster and more complex, the M8195A AWG gives you the versatility to create the signals you need for digital applications, optical and electrical communication, advanced research, wideband radar and satellite communications. Go where you have never been able to test before: in speed, in bandwidth and in channel density—explore your possibilities.
The Keysight M9290A CXA-m PXIe signal analyzer is the industry’s first signal analyzer to provide swept and FFT capabilities in the PXI form factor. It delivers fully-specified performance up to 26.5 GHz and provides best-in-class specifications in key areas. It lets you handle RF and microwave signals in four slots, and you can leverage your existing code. By utilizing the same measurement science and calibration used in Keysight X-Series signal analyzers, the CXA-m eliminates the tradeoffs between footprint and precision in signal analysis.
Vector Network Analyzers
Keysight Technologies’ new, full two-port 26.5 GHz vector network analyzers fit in just one PXI slot. The Keysight M9370A series of one-slot PXI vector network analyzers (300 kHz up to 26.5GHz) offers the best PXI VNA performance on key specifications such as speed, trace noise, stability and dynamic range. This enables the PXI VNAs to perform fast, accurate measurements and reduce the cost-of-test by enabling simultaneous characterization of many devices – two-port or multi-port – using a single PXI chassis.
Measurement and Modeling Device Characterization Solutions
Exceptional companies have superior labs - complete your lab with Maury Microwave. Maury, a leader in measurement and modeling device characterization solutions, VNA calibration accessories and interconnections, will be showcasing active and hybrid-active harmonic load pull solutions, LXI™-certified mechanical impedance tuners, pulsed IV/RF compact transistor modeling as well as coaxial and waveguide VNA calibration kits and metrology adapters, in-stock color-coded precision and daily-use adapters, and test-port, phase-stable and value cable assemblies. Visit us for details, demos, deals and NPIs.
Rohde & Schwarz
R&S ZNBT VNA
Rohde & Schwarz has added the R&S ZNBT to its multiport network analysis solutions. Depending on application requirements, the analyzer can be equipped with up to 24 test ports, thus being capable of determining all 576 S-parameters of a 24-port DUT at 201 frequency points in less than 260 ms. Covering the frequency range from 9 kHz to 8.5 GHz, the instrument offers the high RF performance of a two-port network analyzer at each of its test ports.
Compact System for Fast RF Component Tests
Rohde & Schwarz has developed two new instruments: the R&S SGT100A is the smallest and fastest vector signal generator up to 6 GHz; the compact R&S FPS signal and spectrum analyzer, available for frequency ranges up to 4, 7, 13, 30 and 40 GHz, offers measurement applications for all key mobile and wireless standards. Together they can be used as a mini system for T&M applications requiring fast interaction between a signal generator and signal analyzer.
NI AWR Design Environment™ V11 introduced within its Analyst 3D FEM EM simulator new antenna measurement capabilities and a ready-built 3D parts library, as well as user-configurable 3D PCells for custom parts creation. Additionally, the V11.01 update of the NI AWR Design Environment reduced Analyst simulation times by as much as 70 percent over the previous version.
Broadband VNA System
The VectorStar ME7838D broadband VNA system introduces a new standard in broadband performance for customers needing to characterize on-wafer active and passive devices beyond 110 GHz. The new ME7838D broadband system extends the frequency range of the ME7838 Series to provide a single sweep from 70 kHz to 145 GHz through a coaxial test port. The VectorStar ME7838D system provides first-to-market innovation with the ability to analyze the broadband characteristics of W-Band devices beyond 110 GHz.
United Monolithic Semiconductors (UMS)
GaN 15 W L-Band Transistor
The CHZ015A-QEG is a GaN 15 W L-Band (1.2 to 1.4 GHz) input matched packaged transistor. It is an internally-matched Quasi-MMIC device supplied in a low cost SMD plastic package. The circuit operates in pulsed mode and features an output power of 18 W with more than 13 dB associated gain and a high PAE, up to 55%. It allows broadband solutions for a variety of RF power applications in L-Band. The CHZ015A-QEG is manufactured on a 0.5 µm gate length GaN HEMT process.
CST STUDIO SUITE 2015
CST will be giving the first preview of CST STUDIO SUITE 2015, the newest version of its flagship product at EuMW, booth 109. CST STUDIO SUITE is a package of high-performance software for the simulation of electromagnetic fields in all frequency bands, and includes tools for the design, simulation and optimization of a wide range of devices. CST also has a full booth presentation program, with demonstrations to show how CST STUDIO SUITE can be applied to numerous high-frequency EM applications.
Mician’s µWave Wizard is an EM software tool for the design and optimization of waveguide components, horn antennas, parabol, hyperbol and ellipsoid antennas, and feed networks. The software combines the flexibility of 2D/3D FEM with the speed and accuracy of traditional Mode Matching techniques. In addition to its fast and powerful numerical methods, µWave Wizard offers an appealing and ergonomic GUI that enables flexibility and openness including CAD export formats interfacing with most mechanical design tools.
The new directional coupler operates from 12.4 to 18 GHz and offers solutions for EW, commercial wireless, SATCOM, radar, signal monitoring and measurement, antenna beam forming and EMC testing. Model 181230 offers superior performance and delivers 30 dB (±1.0 dB) of nominal coupling and frequency sensitivity of ±0.7 dB. Directivity is >15 dB with insertion loss of <0.6 dB across the full frequency range including coupled power. Maximum VSWR is 1.35, input power rating is 20 W average and 3 KW peak.
Marki Microwave Inc.
High Linearity T3 Mixers
The ultra-high linearity, broadband T3 mixers are now offered with complete frequency overlap on all three ports up to 18 GHz. The T3H-18 and T3H-20 feature RF/LO coverage of .01 to 18/20 GHz, with matching IF coverage of .01 to 18 GHz. These triple balanced mixers allow virtually any frequency plan from VHF-Ku in a single unit. With excellent spurious and two tone suppression plus low conversion loss, these arbitrary frequency conversions can be completed cleanly with wide dynamic range.
Norden’s 10.7 to 12.75 GHz down converter has an IF Band 1 frequency of 950 to 1950 MHz and IF Band 2 frequency of 950 to 2000 MHz. The LO Band1 frequency is 975 MHz and LO Band 2 frequency is 1075 MHz with an external reference frequency of 10 MHz. It has a noise figure of 0.9 dB maximum and P1dB compression point of 13 dBm. Gain is 60 to 70 dB with a flatness of ±2 dB over the full bandwidth.
OML introduced the industry’s first direct connect solution for mm-wave Intermodulation Distortion (IMD) measurements. Fitted to characterize mm-wave devices for S-parameters and gain compression, IMD is an industry standard technique revealing the linearity of an amplifier using a two-tone measurement. Compatible with modern network analyzers such as Keysight, Anritsu and R&S, OML offers mechanical compatibility with existing probe stations, including the flexibility to upgrade existing VNA modules with IMD capabilities.
High Power & Lightweight T-Switch
Dow-Key Microwave presents it high power T-switch 511H-series, which has been qualified and supplied to various domestic and international space programs, for both military and commercial use. Today’s design is offered with 1.5 kW peak power at UHF-Band, 300 W peak power both at L-Band and S-Band, and 200 W peak power at C-Band. In addition to its superior RFperformance and lightweight design, the 511H-series minimizes the switching time by using random access drive and it is available in various mounting configurations.
AR RF/Microwave Instrumentation
50 W, 1 to 6 GHz Amplifier
Model 50S1G6AB is a solid-state; 50 W Class AB amplifier design that instantaneously covers 1 to 6 GHz in one unit. When used with a sweep generator, the 50S1G6AB will provide 50 W typical of RF power in approximately half the size of a traditional Class A design at a more economical price.
Thermally & Electrically Conductive Adhesive (TECA) Films
Let Rogers be your source for reliable conductive adhesive films. Get the heat out of those high-powerPCBs. COOLSPAN® Thermally & Electrically Conductive Adhesive (TECA) Films are ideal for dissipating heat in high-frequency circuits. COOLSPAN adhesives feature outstanding thermal conductivity (6 W/m/K) and reliable thermal stability. Keep things cool with Rogers and COOLSPAN TECA film.
2-stage GaN Plastic Power Module
MACOM’s MAMG-000912-090PSM is a 2-stage GaN plastic power module optimized for pulsed radar applications. This module is fully matched and can deliver pulse power levels greater than 90 W. The device operates between 960 and 1215 MHz with 60% power-added efficiency in a 14 × 24 mm surface mount laminate package. This GaN module supports surface mount technology (SMT) assembly, providing the customer significant assembly and ease-of-use advantages compared to ceramic packaged flange-mount components.
4 W RF Power Device
The AFT05MS004N is a 4 W RF power device for handheld and mobile radio applications. Freescale’s AirfastRF power solutions portfolio now supports mobile radio power levels from 4 to 75 W. Features include high gain to reduce the number of stages, energy efficiency improvements that reduce heat sink form factors and exceptional ruggedness (> 65:1 VSWR) for continuous reliable operation in extreme environments. Characterized at frequencies from 136 to 941 MHz, it can operate as low as 2 MHz and is housed in the cost-effective SOT-89.
Holzworth’s new HSX Series broadband frequency sources exhibit industry leading phase noise and spectral purity performance coupled with a highly accurate dynamic range of +18 dBm to -110 dBm. 1, 2, 3 or 4 channel models are available in a 1U form factor; each providing the ultimate in frequency accuracy, channel-to-channel stability and phase coherency. The 10 MHz to 6 GHz product is available in 2014, with 10 and 20 GHz models being made available by early 2015. Experience a demo at EuMW booth 146.
Teledyne Coax Switches has products for test and measurement, medical, industrial, defense (military) and space (HI-REL) applications. Teledyne products range from SPDT, transfer and multi-throw coaxial switchesas high as SP10T. The switches are available to cover most of the RF spectrum from DC to 40 GHz and are available with SMA, mini-SMB, TNC, N or 7/16 connectors. In addition, Teledyne offers low passive intermodulation switches to achieve IP3 levels up to -165 dBc (select models) to switch microwave signals.
Teledyne Microwave Solutions
TMS offers a complete suite of ITAR-Free products for Ka-Band systems specifically developed for legacy and new designs. Both up and down converters can electronically switch between commercial and military Ka/K-Bands. By combining these converters with its standard SSPA, a full transceiver can be configured operating over the 29 to 31 GHz transmit band and the 19.2 to 21.2 GHz receive band with 3 hermetically sealed modules.
GmbH & Co. KG
The new 75 V calibration kit from Rosenberger is designed for applications up to 12 GHz. This high performance calibration kit contains RPC-N open, short and broadband loads and enables measurements in N 75 V applications. Additionally, measurements in BNC 75 V applications can also be realized when special adaptors RPC-N 75 V to BNC 75 V (which are included) are used. For information in detail, a new product flyer is available cost-free.
Low Loss RF Cable
The new HUBER+SUHNER low loss microwave cable assembly offers superior electrical and mechanical performance for dynamic applications. This high-end product, with an overall diameter of 5 mm, provides optimal performance up to 29 GHz and has excellent phase stability versus temperature (600 ppm) and versus bending. The PTFE wrapped cable of the Astro Boa Flexline with a typical loss of 1.27 dB/m at 26 GHz is designed for space, defence and test & measurement applications.
INGUN Pruefmittelbau GmbH
A new development by INGUN with a flange and advanced spring-loaded outer plunger is available for contacting switch connectors on routine tests. The inner conductor remains within the outer plunger during the complete testing phase and is therefore protected against side loading. Movements of the connection and the wire during work stroke are also avoided.
PXI Microwave Switch Modules
Pickering Interfaces expands its range of PXI microwave switch modules. Terminated SPDT switches have 18 GHz frequency range and offer one or two relays and option of internal or external terminations. SPDT relay modules support from one to four SPDT relays, available in a variety of different frequency options; 12.4 to 65 GHz, and a 75 Ω, 2.4 GHz version. Microwave transfer switches support either one or two transfer switches with frequency options of 18, 26.5 and 40 GHz. All modules now include LED indication of a closed signal path.
API Technologies Corp.
Backshell Cable Assemblies
API Technologies Corp. now offers durable, low pressure overmolded backshells on connector interfaces from its Electromagnetic Integrated Solutions (EIS) product line. This simplified backshell design is readily available andmore cost-effective than its metal counterpart. Ideal for use in military, aerospace, high-end industrial, oil and gas, as well as medical applications, these durable, waterproof and weather resistant backshells offer improved reliability and a simplifiedspecification process.
Pasternack introduces new 1 and 2 W broadband, high gain amplifiers, ideal for defense, EW/ECM, radar, SATCOM, and microwave radio applications from 2 to 18 GHz. These broadband, high gain amplifiers have outstanding gain performance ranging from 32 to 48 dB along with high linearity levels (IP3) of 39 to 42 dBm. The connectorized SMA amplifier modules are unconditionally stable and housed in hermetically-sealed casings. Each amplifier in this series is EAR99 (no export license required) and in-stock.
Ceramic Chip Inductors
At 0201 in size, the 0201DS series is one of the smallest wirewound chip inductors. It is offered in 52 inductance values from 0.5 to 14 nH and in high Q values up to 64 at 1.7 GHz. The 0201DS offers exceptionally high self-resonant frequencies greater than 24 GHz. It is also RoHS compliant and halogen free.
The BeRex BCF-series of MESFET chips provides a lower phase noise and higher OIP3 linearity in applications from DC to 26.5 GHz, than can be easily achieved with other technologies. These chips have a 0.3 µm gate length and are available with gate widths from 200 to 2400 µm (up to 1 W for the largest 2400 µm device). The BCF-series chips are produced in the U.S. using state of the art metallization and passivation for the highest possible reliability.
RF & Microwave Filters
TTE Filters designs and manufactures high reliability RF and microwave filters for frequencies from 0.1 Hz to 26 GHz. Custom designs are typically available within 2 weeks of order; lead-times of 3 to 5 days are available on some products. Styles: bandpass, bandreject, lowpass, highpass, high power lowpass and cavity designs; also diplexers and multiplexers. Design capabilities: LC, combline and microstrip; topologies include Bessel, Butterworth, Chebyshev, Elliptical and Gaussian. TTE is nowan affiliate of Gowanda Holdings, LLC.
LPKF Laser & Electronics
PCB Prototyping System
The LPKF ProtoMat D104 is a rapid PCB prototyping system that features both mechanical tools and a UV laser beam. By combining mechanical and laser processing, a wide range of applications are possible. The laser can be used to etch fine line circuit traces on high frequency materials and ceramics, while milling and drilling tools can be used to route boards and drill vias and through-holes.
3D EM Solver EMPIRE XPU 7.0
EMPIRE XPU is a 3D EM solver for modeling antennas, microwave circuits, EM chip design and more. Due to its unique on-the-fly compilation EMPIRE is highly efficient and extremely fast on plain conventional hardware using optimized algorithms. New features of EMPIRE XPU include a powerful and highly intuitive 3D graphical user Interface, a complete new 3D modeling kernel enabling fast import, modeling and meshing of large and complex objects, a near field source and a circuit simulator.
Coaxial Bandpass Filter
ZX75BP-1100+ is a wideband bandpass filter in a rugged connectorized package covering 1000 to 1200 MHz. This is designed for asymmetric rejection applications such as super-heterodyne receivers. By having asymmetric band,faster roll-off at upper side band is achieved in a comparatively smaller package and lower pass band insertion loss. It has repeatable performance across lots and consistent performance across temperature.