3H printed filters field proven for military, space and commercial applications, frequency range: 5.0 GHz to 47 GHz, type: BPF, LPF, HPF, BRF and multiplexer options, bandwidths: 1.0 to 60 percent Chebyshev Response, low profile packages start at a < 0.065. Available with Connectors and SMT, Mil-Std-202 Conditions.
3H Communication Systems
ADAR3000: 17 to 22 GHz Frequency Range Beamforming IC
Analog Devices has developed the ADAR3000 and ADR3001 beamformer integrated circuits (BFICs). These highly integrated, low-power BFICs are the first commercially available four-beam/16-channel that support the K/Ka-Band satcom bands—both terminal and satellite applications. These BFICs have internal memory to support beam hopping and scanning requirements.
Silicon ICs for Aerospace & Defense Electronically Steered Antennas
Anokiwave has been providing mmWave technology for A&D applications for over 21 years and is now enabling new capabilities in satcom, radar, electronic warfare (EW), COMMs, NextG and space by leveraging the advances in mmWave Si commercial technologies. The company’s solutions offer small SWaP-C, flexibility to customize for specific needs, and a phased IC development approach to meet budgetary constraints. Contact Anokiwave now to discuss your specific A&D needs at www.anokiwave.com/A&D.
Low SWaP Component Solutions from Atlanta Micro
Atlanta Micro has developed the AM3156, a fully integrated miniature digitally tunable bandpass filter bank covering 0.4 to 8 GHz. The device exhibits three filter bands each with 256 discrete tune states and a low-loss filter bypass path contained in a 10 mm QFN package. AM3156 is an excellent front-end for a receiver providing both low insertion loss and valuable flexibility for tuning center frequency and bandwidth. Its small size, weight and power consumption are ideal for demanding applications requiring low SWaP components.
Microwave Array Technology for Reconfigurable Integrated Circuits (MATRICs®)
BAE’s high bandwidth MATRICs® microwave transceiver platform unites programmable military grade chips and multiple RF technologies into one system that can be reconfigured rapidly, even in harsh environments. Learn more today by contacting BAE’s FAST Labs™ representative at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rack Mount Broadband GaN High-Power Amplifiers
Cernex’s line of GaN rack mount amplifiers are high-power, efficient and can be customized to your project’s needs. The model CBPG30404040R-01 has a large band from 30 to 40 GHz, a high 40 dB gain and an output of 40 dBm. It is packaged in a 4U rack mount with cooling apparatus included and runs on standard AC power so it will always be ready to strengthen your RF signal whenever you need.
Comtech PST Develops Digital Attenuator
Comtech PST developed a digital attenuator that has 60 dB of attenuation control from 400 to 500 MHz. The digital attenuator is TTL control to select attenuation ranges, with four-bit control. The digital attenuator has excellent accuracy, achieving ±0.25 dB from 0 to 36 dB range, and ±0.50 over 36 dB range. The insertion loss is less than 1.5 dB and the VSWR is less than 1.5:1. For additional information or to download the datasheet visit comtechpst.com or email email@example.com.
Communications & Power Industries: Your Source for High-Power Microwave Components
CPI is the industry’s largest manufacturer of receiver protectors. CPI designs and manufactures a broad range of RF and microwave products for radar, communications, EW, 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. Contact CPI at www.CPII.com or ElectronDevices@CPII.com for high-power microwave components.
CPI International Inc.
2 to 18 GHz, 8 W GaN Power Amplifier
CTT’s solid-state GaN-based power amplifier, Model AGX/0218-3946, covers 2 to 18 GHz with 8 W (+39 dBm) of CW power output. The compact size of 4.25 (L) x 3.25 (W) x 0.88 in. (H) offers RF/microwave designers an excellent choice for SWaP-C solutions in many S- through Ku-Band applications, including EW, radar and satcom. CTT can provide many replacement amplifier products from companies including Avantek, Amplica, Inc., Celeritek and Watkins-Johnson.
L-Band 30 kW Solid-State Transmitter Building Block
Daico introduces an EIA 19” Common Platform Transmitter Building Block, Part Number CTX09664, that delivers 30 kW 2 mSec pulse power at L-Band with unprecedented availability, reliability, maintainability and affordability. Highlighted features include automatic failover, graceful power degradation and true “hot-SWaP” capability. The ultra-reliable CTX09664 Building Block outperforms Klystron and TWT technologies. This flexible and scalable transmitter architecture can be implemented to achieve hundreds of kW power at up to C-Band in an air or liquid cooled environment.
Daico Industries, Inc.
I- and Ka-Band Integrated Stabilized RF Sources
Integrated stabilized RF sources (ISRFS) designed for radars, radar simulation, ECM, EW threat simulation, test and measurement. dB Control designs and manufactures ISRFS units: dB-9003 (8 to 12 GHz and 30 to 36 GHz) and dB-9005 (30 to 36 GHz) which are customizable. Featuring four types of modulation (AM, FM, Pm and Pulse), high accuracy and wide temperature operating ranges. They can be controlled and set up with a digital port.
Expanding the Boundaries of Performance and Dependability
ERZIA is a leader in the design and manufacture of amplifiers and microwave assemblies for extreme environments where high reliability, low noise, high efficiency, compactness and ruggedness are mandatory. ERZIA’s mission is to deliver the solutions that take you further.
High Performance Passive Components
Exceed Microwave provides custom high performance passive microwave component designs up to 110 GHz for defense, space and commercial applications. Exceed Microwave is AS9100 certified and ITAR registered, providing high-quality, high performance passive components. Exceed provides various types of designs, each with its own unique values and are designed and made in U.S. Many of Exceed’s designs offer extremely high-Q factor, allowing very low insertion loss and high-power handling.
Exodus Advanced Communications Delivers Products 10 kHz to 51 GHz
Extremely ruggedized product lines utilizing LDMOS, GaN (HEMT) and GaAs devices to produce amplifiers with technology advancements. Low, medium and high-power amplifiers with chip and wire technology, Exodus provides the widest range of stand-alone modules and integrated amplifier systems satisfying demanding applications. Decades of RF and microwave experience providing LNAs and SSPAs with unprecedented reliability and performance no matter how harsh the operating environment for military jamming, radar, communications and commercial EMI/EMC applications.
Exodus Advanced Communications
1.1 to 1.7 GHz High-Power Drop-In 90-Degree Hybrid
MIcable QT11001700 is a 1.1 to 1.7 GHz high-power drop-in 90-degree hybrid that can handle 400 W CW power. It can be directly welded in the circuit, which takes up less space, and has excellent stability and heat dissipation ability.
Fujian MIcable Electronic Technology Group Co., Ltd.
Ultra-Flexible Phase Stable Cables
HASCO, Inc., a global supplier of just-in-time RF and microwave components, is expanding their line of high performance cable assemblies to include their new Ultra-Flexible Phase Stable Cables. These competitively priced cable assemblies provide the perfect solution for mmWave lab testing, featuring an ultra-flexible durable design, a phase stability of 3 degrees and amplitude stability of 0.3 dB at 26.5 GHz while under flexure, making this cable series ideal for high volume production test applications.
100 V RF GaN: IGN1011S3000 and IGN1011S3000S
IGN1011S3000 and IGN1011S3000S are the industry’s first RF GaN/SiC products operating at 100 V. These high-power RF GaN/SiC transistors enable next generation IFF/SSR avionics systems while dramatically reducing size and weight. They operate at both 1030 and 1090 MHz. Under 32 ms, 4 percent duty cycle pulse conditions, they supply a minimum of 3000 W of peak output power and > 19 dB of gain at 75 percent efficiency. They are packaged in a metal-based package with an epoxy-sealed ceramic lid for optimal thermal efficiency.
Integra Technologies Inc.
Directional Coupler Covers 0.5 to 8.0 GHz
KRYTAR couplers offer solutions for many applications including EW, commercial wireless, satcom, radar, signal monitoring and measurement, antenna beam forming and EMC testing environments. Model 158030 offers superior performance ratings including nominal coupling of 30 dB, ±0.8 dB, frequency sensitivity of ±0.6 dB, insertion loss less than 0.80 dB, directivity of greater than 16 dB, VSWR is 1.35 and SMA Female connectors. The package measures just 5.25 (L) x 0.53 (W) x 0.72 in. (H) and weighs only 3.8 ounces.
RF Power Sensors
LadyBug Technologies’ LB5944A, 44 GHz USB power sensor offers several features specifically designed for defense users. These include Option MIL, which prevents the storage of information inside the sensor; and Option SEC, a secure erase feature that allows sensitive users to erase any settings, offsets or data that have been stored within the sensor prior to the sensor leaving the secure environment. Additionally, the sensor utilizes LadyBug’s patented active thermal stabilization which eliminates drift associated with accurate low-power measurements.
MCV Microwave High Performance Exact Shape Ceramic Filters
MCV Microwave, a leader in high-quality dielectric resonator, substrate and filter, is offering high performance exact shape ceramic filters to space, aerospace defense and military industries. These bandpass filters exhibit low passband insertion loss, sharp roll off, maintain ultimate rejection, exact shape with matched delay. For example, A 2,300 MHz filter has ~0.5 dB insertion loss over 25 percent bandwidth and 40 dB near band rejection up to 5 to 6 GHz Wi-Fi band in 2” x 0.6” x 0.4” package, as shown.
Ultra-Fast ADCs/DACs Power Micram USPA Rapid Prototyping
Micram USPA is a new modular rapid prototyping platform, integrating 72 GS/s Micram VEGA ADC and DAC signal converters with a broad range of Xilinx and Intel FPGAs. USPA is a flexible, programmable real-time environment for extremely high speed signal processing, with powerful capabilities in telecommunications research, ultra-fast data generation and acquisition and in ASIC/SoC design applications. USPA delivers both leading edge performance and remarkable cost effectiveness compared with custom platforms, cutting development time and cost.
New Programmable Attenuators Covering 10 MHz to 21 GHz
New programmable attenuators: standard frequency models are available covering 10 MHz to 21 GHz and provide either 31.5 or 63 dB of attenuation over the full frequency range. Units are fully programmable by the user. Model MLAT-1000A 10 MHz to 21 GHz/31.5 dB attenuation, Model MLAT-1000B 10 MHz to 21 GHz/63 dB attenuation. Applications include wideband receivers, automated test systems, telecom, satcom, UAVs and drones and a variety of military and commercial test applications.
Micro Lambda Wireless
Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) LTCC Bandpass Filter
Mini-Circuits’ BFCV-2852+ is the industry’s first SIW filter on LTCC substrate. This model allows for precise filtering over a narrow passband from 28 to 28.8 GHz. BFCV-2852+ provides insertion loss as low as 2.3 dB and stopband rejection up to 35 dB combined with all the benefits of LTCC technology including a tiny size (3.2 x 2.5 mm) outstanding reliability and repeatable performance for volume production.
Norden Millimeter’s 18 to 40 GHz Down-Converter
The NDC1840I0217N14 is an 18 to 40 GHz down-converter, part of Norden Millimeter’s expanding line of catalog and custom frequency converters. This product is available with a 0.5 to 18 GHz bypass channel and hermetic case. Custom designs incorporate temperature compensation, variable gain and meet military environmental requirements. Norden can also provide RF and microwave assemblies which include frequency conversion, switch matrices, amplifiers, LNAs and filters.
Cyan High Bandwidth
Cyan High Bandwidth offers the same excellent radio performance as Cyan with more bandwidth, offering 3 GHz per radio chain and up to eight radio chains per system. This results in the ability to capture 18 GHz of bandwidth and is met by an equally impressive digital interface that enables data to be sent over 4 x 100 Gbps Ethernet connections. Together with the flexible channel count, highest RF bandwidth and highest digital backhaul in the industry, Cyan High Bandwidth offers unmatched performance.
PXI, LXI and USB Switching, Simulation and Software for A&D
Pickering Test Solutions understands that aerospace/defense engineers have unique testing needs. The company’s products, ranging from general purpose switching, fault insertion for HIL simulation to RF/microwave switching and sensor and VDT simulation, help simplify and expedite your test systems’ development and deployment.
Pickering Test Solutions
Pixus USA Opens and Joins SOSA™ Consortium
Pixus Technologies launched Pixus Technologies USA Corporation with an office opening near Buffalo, N.Y. The company has also joined the Sensor Open Standard Architecture (SOSA) Consortium. Canadian-based Pixus Technologies Inc has been providing ruggedized and commercial OpenVPX and other COTS backplane/enclosure solutions for over ten years. The company is ITAR/Controlled Goods Program (CGP) registered with a focus on the North American defense market. The Pixus USA location helps facilitate a faster process for setting up Pixus in export control compliance.
Filters, Multiplexers and Multifunction Assemblies
Reactel manufactures a line of filters, multiplexers and multifunction assemblies covering up to 50 GHz. From small, lightweight units suitable for flight or portable systems to high-power units capable of handling up to 25 kW, connectorized or surface mount—Reactel’s talented engineers can design a unit specifically for your application. Visit Reactel online at www.reactel.com.
Two New Products Coming Soon from Signal Hound!
Signal Hound continues to deliver value to the market with the introduction of its new SM435B 43.5 GHz Spectrum Analyzer (October 2021) and BB60D 6 GHz Real-Time RF Analyzer (Q1 2022). The SM435B features ultra-fast analysis from 100 kHz to 43.5 GHz, 110 dB of dynamic range, 1 THz/sec sweep speeds and ultra-low phase noise. The BB60D offers up to 27 MHz of selectable IF bandwidth, 10 dB more dynamic range than the BB60C and 24 GHz/sec sweep speeds.
SPINNER Rotary Joints Fly to Mars
The Chinese Tianwen-1 Mars mission carried special space-appropriate single- and dual-channel X-Band rotary joints from SPINNER on board. Following its launch on July 23, 2020, it became the first Chinese spacecraft to go into orbit around the red planet on February 10, 2021. Rotary joints from SPINNER are making a crucial contribution to driving technological advances and enabling precise communication in outer space. Outer space is probably one of the harshest environments in which SPINNER’s products are used, they must meet the strictest imaginable requirements in terms of reliability, precision and quality.