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Direct Digital Synthesizers

March 12, 2003 4:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices introduces a new family of direct digital synthesizers (DDS). The chips deliver a 400 MHz clock speed. The devices synthesize frequencies of up to 160 MHz while dissipating less than 200 mW of power. The new DDS family comprises four new 14-bit devices with various added benefits: AD9951 is a basic DDS with on-board 14-bit ADC; AD9952 with a high speed comparator; AD9953 with RAM allows nonlinear phase/frequency sweeping; AD9...

EMI/RFI Shielding Material

March 12, 2003 4:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

BISCO® EC-2000 Series Conductive Silicones are electrically conductive EMI/RFI shielding material available in wide, continuous rolls. These products are thin and soft. They have the additional features of excellent compression-set resistance, high shielding effectiveness, and eay processing to increase yields....

2003 HFSS™ Users Workshop

March 3, 2003 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Due to many requests for an HFSS event on the East Coast, Ansoft will host a free, one-day HFSS Users Workshop on March 25 in Boston, MA. The workshop gives Ansoft customers an excellent opportunity to meet with each other and with Ansoft's technical staff to discuss ideas and applications related to HFSS, Ansoft's industry-standard tool for high-frequency 3D electromagnetic design....


ARMMS RF & Microwave Society: Next Meeting

March 3, 2003 5:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Engineers involved in RF and Microwave, wishing to broaden and enhance their technical knowledge are invited to attend this meeting. The program will start on the Monday with a light buffet lunch available from 12.30pm, to be followed by technical presentations starting in the afternoon at 2.00pm. The society dinner will take place at the hotel in the evening and presentations will continue from 9....

Internal Wireless LAN Antennas

February 26, 2003 4:24 am | Product Releases | Comments

A Key to Maximizing Data Throughput By Drs. Gregory Poilasne, Sebastian Rowson and Laurent Desclos, Ethertronics Ensuring high, reliable wireless data throughput, especially in fringe coverage areas, can be a difficult design challenge for wireless LAN device engineers. System sensitivity plays an important role in maintaining high data throughput, but having the right kind of internal antenna can greatly improve throughput as well....

Quad-Band GSM Integrated Power Amplifier

February 26, 2003 4:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

By Mike Zybura and Bobby L. Johnson, RF Micro Devices This article presents the RF3133, a 7 × 10 × 1.4 mm AlGaAs/GaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor (HBT)-based 3 V GSM quad band PowerStar™ power amplifier (PA) module utilizing integrated passive components for all purposes but low frequency bypassing....

PLDRO Replacements

February 25, 2003 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The LT-Series Phase-Locked DRO replacements measure 1.30 × 1.10 × 0.30 inches. Supplied as fixed-frequency or serially-programmable precision phase-locked oscillators, the LT-Series covers the frequency range (in bands ) from 200 MHz to over 8 GHz. Utilizing external 10 - 125 MHz frequency references for high stability, these products exhibit low phase noise characteristics (typically – 115 dBc/Hz) at 100 kHz offset at 8 GHz car...

Installation Tools

February 25, 2003 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

RFI's tool line has expanded to include new cutters, strippers, and crimpers. Cutters available range from small wire and coax, through tools to cut aluminum and copper cable up to 2 AWG, all the way up to copper and aluminum cable as large as 250 mm 2 . Strippers available handle wire as small as 30 AWG and as large as 10 AWG, coaxial cables up to ....


Routing Kit

February 25, 2003 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This commercial wire routing kit features elevated routing of wires and tubing without using a ladder and double backed foam adhesive on a polyethylene clip. Other features include a patented applications system including extension pole, universal nut, clip applicator, and wire adjusting tool. All component parts are molded in lightweight impact resistant nylon....

Panel Nuts

February 25, 2003 12:15 pm | Product Releases | Comments

These splined panel nuts are available in nylon or polycarbonate material, and are used to push into preformed holes in a panel and accept a 1024 screw threaded into the panel nut from the opposite side of the panel. The splines on the shank retard the nut from turning when installing the screw....

Cables and Assemblies Brochure

February 25, 2003 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Times Microwave has updated its High Power RF Coaxial Cable & Assemblies brochure covering 50 Ohm flexible cables for use in high power applications such as high power radar, pulse power, medical, semiconductor manufacturing, laser and particle physics. Cables are available for use in continuous operating temperatures up to 250°C....

Signal Control Products

February 25, 2003 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This 51-page product catalog features all of MECA's high performance signal control products including attenuators, directional couplers, power dividers/combiners and terminations. Comprehensive product descriptions, photographs, spec drawings, diagrams, application notes and all electrical specifications are included in this up-to-date catalog....

Harness and Assembly Catalog

February 25, 2003 12:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

This catalog features Tensolite's total cable assembly solutions for precision harnesses, electro-mechanical assemblies, high-level probes, over-molding/injection-molding, RF/Microwave assemblies and custom 2 mm high density products. High-density shielded interconnects are included in this catalog as design guides for systems utilizing ribbonized coax and differential pair, including combination D-Sub, subminiature cylindrical MIL-DTL-3899...

Microwave Test Assemblies

February 25, 2003 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

PHASEFLEX™ test assemblies are available in frequency ranges up to 65 GHz. These internally ruggedized microwave coaxial assemblies provide excellent phase and amplitude stability with flexure. The assemblies are ideal for vector network analyzer (VNA) setups where frequent measurements are performed....

Calibrated Eb/No Module

February 25, 2003 12:13 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Micronetics Noise Products Group introduces a filtered and calibrated noise module to quickly and easily set up Eb/No ratios for bit error rate (BER) testing of 70 and 140 MHz modems. Absolute No output is accurately calibrated at the filter output eliminating the need to make a noise power measurement in the test procedure....


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