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Ultra Librarian Partners with Maxim Integrated for Interactive Reference Designs

Ultra Librarian® (ultralibrarian.com), the world’s largest free cloud-based CAD library provider, has announced its continuing partnership with Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. with the release of a new set of reference designs for use in the Ultra Librarian Reference Design Cloud. Reference designs are a key tool to help engineers understand, qualify and successfully implement new […]

Hybrid Coupler

Model QC-5010-NFF is a 5.0 to 10.0 GHz hybrid coupler. It has a maximum insertion loss of 1.1 dB and a minimum isolation of 16 dB. This coupler is supplied with N female connectors in a housing that measures 1.870 x 1.315 x 0.787”. Power handling is 75W maximum (average) and 3kW maximum (peak). PLANAR […]

Gate Driver Integrated Circuit

Now available with full design support capabilities is the SiC1182K SCALE-iDriver™ from Power Integrations, Inc. It is a high-reliability, single-channel silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET gate driver that delivers the industry-leading peak-output gate current without an external boost stage. RICHARDSON RFPD (4)

New Option for Bluetooth® Test Set

A new option has been introduced for the Bluetooth Test Set MT8852B to support the latest Bluetooth Core v5.1 (BT 5.1) specification for evaluating new key positioning services. With the BLE AoA/AoD Option MT8852B-037, the MT8852B can conduct efficient RF-signal Angle of Arrival (AoA) and Angle of Departure (AoD) measurements to help speed time to […]

Complex Microwave Feed Assembly

A new complex microwave feed assembly has been designed for use in a customer’s Ku-band mobile satellite communications antenna system. It incorporates a feed arm, transmit and receive filters, a rotary joint, and an orthomode transducer (OMT), and features high isolation between T/R channels. LINK MICROTEK (3)

LDMOS Transistor for S-band Radar

Design and sales support is available for a high-power transistor from Ampleon. The BLS9G2731L-400U is a 32V LDMOS power transistor for use in 2700 to 3100 MHz S-band radar applications. With 400W pulsed power capability in Class AB circuits, it offers 47% efficiency with up to 13 dB of gain.  RFMW (3)

Power Splitter/Combiner

The ZN4PD-5R183-S+ is a high power, DC-pass coaxial power splitter/combiner with a wide frequency range of 0.5 to 18.0 GHz. It handles as much as 20W input power as a splitter with low insertion loss of typically 0.5 dB from 0.5 to 0.6 GHz, 1.9 dB or less from 0.6 to 15.0 GHz, and 2.4 […]

Computer-Aided Engineering of RF Circuits with LINC2 System and Circuit Simulation

by Dale D. Henkes, ACS (all figures are at end of article) “The engineering profession applies the principles of mathematics, science, economics, ethics, and social sciences to use the materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankind.”1     This description of the engineering profession, prefacing the undergraduate curriculum in a recent bulletin […]

Times Microwave Systems Opens a New Master Distribution Hub in Europe

Times Microwave Systems is inaugurating a new distribution facility in the Netherlands, the company’s first in Europe. Located in Houten, the center will open on January 15th, 2020. The hub will supply quick delivery to local distributors and customers. A European based team will provide sales and technical support. “TMS has significantly grown its European […]

Keysight 2020 Predictions

Technology Predictions from a [Precision] Electronic Test Thinktank New realms of measurement will grow in importance in 2020: Measurement based tools of many kinds are key enablers for the technology-based products and solutions we incorporate into our daily lives, and it will transform as disruptive technologies come into play. In 2020, advanced applications related to 5G, will […]