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Around the Circuit INDUSTRY NEWS Methode Electronics Inc. has merged its connector and interconnect product divisions to form a new Connector Products division. The resources of the two divisions are now under the direction of one management team and have combined engineering, fabricating and assembly activities. The Connector Products...
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New Literature

New Literature Digital Analog RF Technology Solution Brochure This four-page brochure discusses the company’s DARTS™ digital analog RF technology solutions designed for a wide array of signal control, measurement and distribution applications. Specifications and product photographs are provided. Anaren Microwave Inc., East Syracuse, NY (315) 432-8909. Service Brochure This...
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New Products: Components

COMPONENTS Glass Composite Capacitors The CY31 series glass composite capacitors offer tight capacitance tolerances within +/-0.25 pF, low loss characteristics of less than 0.1 percent, dielectric absorption of less than 0.01 percent and zero piezoelectric noise. The rated voltage is 25 V DC with a temperature coefficient of 0...
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New Products: Hardware

HARDWARE HDI Substrate MCMs These multichip modules (MCM) are supplied on high density interconnect (HDI) substrates, which form an ideal carrier for the bare dies. Due to the precision features and good material properties of HDI substrates, standard processes such as high speed bonding and molding can be used...
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New Products: Materials

MATERIALS PTFE Materials The AD series woven fiberglass-reinforced polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) materials for microwave PCBs are designed for high volume commercial applications. Electrical and mechanical performance of the materials are comparable to most MIL Spec PTFE materials, including a dielectric constant range from 2.5 to 3.6 (depending on material) and...
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New Products: Antennas

ANTENNAS 3.5 dBi Dipole, Low Profile Patch Antenna The Squint series omnidirectional PCS-/digital communications service- and ISM-band patch antenna features a 3.5 dBi dipole-like pattern shape and ceiling-mount option, which provides a low profile for minimum visual impact. Gain at the horizon is 2.5 dBi. The antenna is designed...
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New Products: Amplifiers

AMPLIFIERS 2 W Solid-state Power Amplifier The model IPA4045-3325 2 W solid-state power amplifier is designed for integration into very small aperture terminal systems or for use in emerging satellite Internet applications. The unit operates in the 13.75 to 14.5 GHz Ku-band and features a MMIC-based design that provides...
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New Products: Integrated Circuits

INTEGRATED CIRCUITS 2320 - 2500 MHz Frequency Synthesizer The model PSA-2410 frequency synthesizer operates from a 3 V supply with low power consumption of 28 mA. The 0.940" x 0.940" x 0.232" surface-mount device covers a frequency range from 2320 to 2500 MHz with a spurious suppression better than...
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New Products: Sources

SOURCES 2.488 GHz SONET VCXOs These subminiature surface-mount or through-hole voltage-controlled crystal oscillators (VCXO) are designed for synchronous optical network (SONET) applications and operate at 2.488 GHz, extending previous frequencies of 155.52 MHz for OC3, 622.084 MHz for OC2, and 311.04 MHz for EC applications. The VCXOs are packaged...
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New Products: Test Equipment

TEST EQUIPMENT Handheld E-/H-Field Monitor The model FM5501 portable, single-probe E- and H-field monitor offers a wide range of display, control and alarm capabilities for field-related testing. The instrument accepts input from any one of eight of the company’s isotropic probes (sold to match applications) that connect to the...
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