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Power Drivers

July 8, 2003 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

PolarFab introduces two devices, which reduce die size and chip costs for its PBC4 0.5-micron BiCMOS-DMOS (BDC) process. The addition of a high power driver with a low specific on resistance (R SP ) of 25 Ω mm 2 permits the production of smaller die sizes and lower chip costs. The N-channel medium volt DMOS large angle body (MDL) device features a 1....

Step Attenuator

July 8, 2003 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

RLC Electronics' AT-600 Series precision step attenuators are designed to provide an accurate attenuation over the range of DC - 1 MHz. Selected precision chip resistors and surface mount construction provide accuracy, long life, and repeatability. Units are provided with knobs and are calibrated for nominal attenuation....

DC Block

July 8, 2003 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microlab/FXR announces a DC Block with 7-16 mm DIN connectors. it features 250 W power capability and low loss (< 0.08 dB) over the wireless and WLAN frequency bands, 800 - 2,700 MHz. The HR-D36 DC Block is used to prevent the flow of direct current and low frequency current surges along the inner conductor of a transmission line, while permitting the unimpeded flow of RF signals....


Current Controlled Attenuators

July 8, 2003 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The NVVA-051-40-174AS573 is a current controlled, high speed attenuator that operates from 500 MHz to 1000 MHz (other frequencies available). It has a 40 dB dynamic range (other dynamic ranges available) and >= 1.0 dB of insertion loss with a VSWR of 1.6:1 maximum. The switching speed between settings is 150 nS maximum....

SMA Attenuators

July 8, 2003 11:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

BroadWave introduces a 2-watt broadband low cost fixed attenuator. This series is ideal for signal leveling applications in the DC - 18 GHz frequency range. Model 351-013-XXX is available with attenuation values from 0 - 30 dB and has SMA male/female connectors. Attenuator kits that feature from 3 to 6 units with calibration data are also available....

The Reliable Transport of IP-Based SS7 over Satellite

July 8, 2003 9:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Jason Lawlor, Performance Technologies Emerging IP technologies are making it possible for carriers and service providers to lower transport costs, increase robustness and broaden geographic reach by reliably sending IP-based SS7 messages over satellite. The Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) from the Internet Engineering Task Force's Signaling Transport Group (IETF SIGTRAN) is one such standard making this possible....

WPA: How It Works

July 8, 2003 9:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Jon A. LaRosa, VP, Engineering, Meetinghouse Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) addresses most of the known vulnerabilities of Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) and is primarily intended for wireless infrastructure networks as found in the enterprise. This infrastructure includes stations, access points, and authentication servers (typically RADIUS servers)....

Inductor Catalog

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gowanda announces a product catalog which addresses technical specifications, design details, custom products and designer kits for surface mount RF inductors, surface mount power inductors, leaded RF inductors, and leaded power inductors. A glossary of terms, views of application-specific base designs, and information about technical data are provided in this 80 page catalog....


Basic Instruments Guide

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Agilent Technologies announces its 2003 Basic Instruments Selection Guide. The free, 44-page document is currently available in English, with localized versions in French, Korean, Simplified and Traditional Chinese versions expected. The Selection Guide includes selection tables with specifications to help R&D and manufacturing test engineers quickly identify products of interest....

Wireless Product Catalog

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microlab/FXR announces a product catalog covering all its wireless products. Included are low loss air-line products meeting the requirements of distributed antenna systems for Homeland Security and Tetra systems, as well as the latest products covering all the common wireless bands. www.microlab....

Power Conversion Guide

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Artesyn introduces a short-form guide to its AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion products. The 16 page Quick Select Guide overviews Artesyn's 300 AC/DC and DC/DC standard product range....

Adhesives Brochure

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

MACtac introduces an 8-page brochure that explores pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA)and provides readers with a look at both technical and applications aspects. MACtac's PSA family includes the MACmount®, MACbond®, and MACfilm® series. The brochure explores all three with easy-to-read charts that detail product number, linear, carrier, coat weight, applications, and benefits for each product....

EMC Measurement Guide

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

A engineering guide on measurement uncertainty in EMC tests by Schaffner EMC provides a straightforward explanation for those involved in EMC testing of how to calculate and apply measurement uncertainty. The guide includes a section on emissions uncertainties, giving examples of how to set up an uncertainty budget for each of the common EMC emissions measurements....

Fasteners Catalog

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Micro Plastics introduces their new catalog, which features 22 new product lines with 123 new items added. Contents include: standard and metric machine screws, cap screws, nuts, washers, spacers, insulators, grommets, bushings, rivet, hole plugs, clamps, printed circuit board accessories, cable ties, and other hardware items....

Thin Film Design Guide

July 2, 2003 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MicroMetrics Thin Film Design Guide is an engineering guide for ordering custom Thin Film Circuits. Engineers looking for RF and Microwave Circuits, Data Converters, Signal Conditioners, Amplifiers, Networks, Terminations, and Delay Lines will find the guide useful in preparing an RFQ. The guide discusses issues such as geometry and through holes, wraparounds, and backside contacts....


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