Microwave Journal

New Line of Waveguide Mixers, Detectors, Couplers Offers High Reliability

February 2, 2023

Pasternack has introduced a selection of in-stock, waveguide mixers, detectors and couplers. They are made for a variety of applications, including 5G, 6G, test and measurement, research and development, electronic warfare and more.

Pasternack’s waveguide mixers, waveguide detectors and waveguide couplers ship from an ISO 9001:2015-certified facility and feature rugged designs constructed from the highest quality materials to stand up to years of use.

The new couplers provide coupling values from 20 to 50 dB, waveguide sizes ranging from WR-28 to WR-229, and integrated connectorized designs with SMA, N-type and 2.92 mm female connectors.

Pasternack’s new waveguide mixers provide low conversion loss ranges from 8 to 12 dB with +13 dBm LO drive. They also cover broadband frequencies from 26.5 to 110 GHz and LO-RF at 28 dB typical.

The waveguide detectors are engineered with high levels of video sensitivity that range from 750to 1500 mV/mW with wide dynamic range from -55 to +10 dBm and maximum input power of +17 dBm.

“Our versatile portfolio of waveguide mixers, detectors and couplers is engineered for high reliability in a variety of RF applications. Our customers will enjoy peace of mind, years of usefulness and best-in-class lead times with these new waveguide products,” said Tim Galla, product line manager.

Pasternack’s new waveguide mixers, detectors and couplers are in-stock and available for same-day shipping.