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A 10 MHz to 1 GHz Spectrum Analyzer Adapter

A unique device that connects to a dual-channel oscilloscope and converts it into a 1 GHz spectrum analyzer with all of the functions needed power measurements
A 10 MHz to 1 GHz Spectrum Analyzer Adapter Protek Inc. Northvale, NJ The explosive growth in wireless instruments has made spectrum analyzers an indispensable tool for testing and troubleshooting wireless equipment and systems. Realizing the need for a moderately priced, fully functional spectrum analyzer, the model 7700 10...
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Microwave Quick Connect/Disconnect Coaxial Connectors

Low cost male slotted connectors that are capable of being mated to female connectors and connected/disconnected using a simple push on/pull off motion
Microwave Quick Connect/Disconnect Coaxial Connectors Maury Microwave Corp. Ontario, CA When testing microwave devices it is desirable to have an RF connection that can be made quickly while providing low SWR, high isolation and, most importantly, repeatable measurements. In addition, the connection should be stable and not require external...
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A Simple and Efficient Waveguide Calibration Procedure for a Vector Network Analyzer

An accurate vector network analyzer waveguide calibration procedure that requires only some simple and inexpensive waveguide components
Application Note A Simple and Efficient Waveguide Calibration Procedure for a Vector Network Analyzer Georges Roussy, Bernard Dichtel and Haykel Chaabane Please click here to view the pdf file of the Application Note...
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The Correlation between Thermal Resistance and Characteristic Impedance of Microwave Transmission Lines

A simple technique that includes dielectric loss in the mathematical solution for the thermal resistance of a transmission line's center conductor relative to its outer conductor, thus achieving an overall correlation between thermal resistance and cha...
Technical Feature The Correlation between Thermal Resistance and Characteristic Impedance of Microwave Transmission Lines Michael Parnes Please click here to view the pdf file of the Technical Feature...
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Around the Circuit

Around the Circuit INDUSTRY NEWS M/A-COM , a subsidiary of Tyco Electronics , has announced plans to acquire ITT Industries Inc.’s GaAsTEK business unit. Under the terms of the agreement, GaAsTEK, which develops and manufactures GaAs MMICs for commercial and defense markets, will operate as part of M/A-COM. Financial...
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New Literature

New Literature Microwave Absorber Data Sheets These data sheets provide information on the LS series low density, high loss flexible absorbers, the MLP series broadband multilayer absorbers and the RT series reticulated foam absorbers. (Other data sheets also are available.) Specifications and graphs are included. ARC Technologies Inc., Amesbury,...
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