Microwave Journal

Signal Microwave Introduces Line of Higher Performance Edge Launch Connectors

January 22, 2020

Signal Microwave has launched a new line of higher performance edge launch connectors designed for the thinner substrates used today. Featuring, 1.15:1 max connector VSWR through 40 GHz (23 dB return loss), the data is for two connectors on a 1 in., 8 mil RO4003 substrate with an FR-4 backer. The new design of the connector is intended for substrate thicknesses between 5 to 10 mils (0.005 to 0.010 in.), (0.127 to 0.254 mm).

Signal Microwave’s primary mission is creating solutions for the signal integrity/high speed digital market. The company is moving beyond the technology developed by traditional microwave connector manufacturers to create innovative new connector and PC board products. All products are fabricated and assembled in the U.S. and France using military grade materials and processes. For additional information please visit their website and visit Signal Microwave at DesignCon 2020 in the DVT Solutions Booth #123.