A new family of DC to 18 GHz, 50W fixed attenuators is well suited for lab and both military- and telecom-specific product platform use. It includes 1 through 50 dB attenuation values that operate between DC to 18 GHz. Electrical performance offers typical insertion loss of 0.5 dB and VSWR of 1.45:1 maximum. Impedance value is 50 ohms. Power handling is 50W CW and package size is 0.64mm OD by 0.110mm length. Connectors are passivated stainless steel SMA male to female, with alternate interfaces available.