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Mining Laminates for the Latest Electronic Solutions

by Alexander Ippich, Technical Director, Signal Integrity & Advanced Technology, Product Manager RF/Microwave, Isola They are the foundations for this modern electronic world: laminates and prepreg materials. From audio through optical wavelengths, and everything in-between, substrate materials provide building blocks for this modern electronic world. They are difference makers and often taken for granted in […]

Holo Industries Launches Large-format Holographic Touch™ Solutions

Holo Industries LLC has expanded its line of Holographic TouchTM solutions to include large-format, contactless holographic systems for machine, factory and other rugged industrial applications. The holographic image is clear and precise, and Holo’s user interface (UI), is accurate and responsive, providing zero latency with an impressive 50 millisecond response time, even when the operator […]

Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and Low Noise Amplifiers Working Together

by Simon Ndiritu, Per Vices A low noise amplifier is an integral part of an RF system, and it is important to choose an LNA with the right specifications LNAs serve a vital role in software defined radio. LNA Theory and Fundamentals A low noise amplifier (LNA) is an indispensable component of any RF system. […]

Accelleran Nominated for Deloitte’s 2021 Technology Fast 50

Accelleran, pioneer in the OpenRAN evolution, has just been nominated for 2021 Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 competition for technology-oriented companies headquartered and founded in Belgium. The Technology Fast 50 competition is an annual event highlighting the fastest-growing technology companies in key countries and regions around the world. Public as well as private companies that develop […]

Waterproof Sealed SMA Interconnect

The company’s IP-rated waterproof sealed solutions now boast additional IP67 SMA connector options. These lightweight 50 ohm connectors are engineered for flexible and semi-rigid cable types and designed to withstand harsh environments. Weatherproof sealed RF interconnects are ideal for applications that may experience dust or water ingress, such as base stations. AMPHENOL RF (23)

Power Limiters

Design and sales support is now available for high frequency power limiters from Marki Microwave. The HLM-40PSM GaAs Schottky diode signal limiter provides 11 to 19 dBm flat leakage with low insertion loss and low return loss from DC through Ka-band. Typical 1 dB compression point is 14 dBm. RFMW (21)

Dual Directional Coupler

Model C10364, a 50 dB dual directional coupler, covers the full 700 to 6000 MHz bandwidth and is rated at 500W CW. Designated Mismatch Tolerant®, it is capable of operation, at rated power, into a severe load mismatch condition. Measuring just 2.15 x 2 x 1.36”, it operates with less than 0.2 dB of insertion […]

Bandpass Filter

Model BFCV-2852+ is a LTCC bandpass filter with low-loss passband of 28.0 to 28.8 GHz. Measuring just 3.2 x 2.5mm, the 50 ohm filter is ideal for miniaturized, densely packed circuits such as those needed for 5G wireless equipment. Typical passband insertion loss is 2.3 dB from 28.0 to 28.8 GHz with typical return loss […]

EIA Case Size Hi-Q Capacitors

This low ESR/ESL EIA capacitor series is comprised of multi-layer capacitors developed for Hi-Q and microwave applications, where the need for low noise, high self-resonance, and high working voltage are required. They exhibit ultra-stable performance over temperature and are fully RoHS compliant. PASSIVE PLUS, INC. (22)

High Power Amplifier

Model PA-218-25G-6NF-34PS-24V-SFF is a high power amplifier that operates over the 2.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range. It has typical gain of 25 dB, maximum VSWR of 2.0:1, maximum noise figure of 8 dB, maximum input power of +27 dBm, saturation output power of 34 dBm typical, and output power at 1 dB. PLANAR MONOLITHICS […]