Krytar - 90 Degree CouplerKRYTAR, Inc. announces a new 90 degree hybrid coupler that delivers 3 dB of coupling over the broadband frequency range of 1.4 GHz to 32.0 GHz in a single compact package.

KRYTAR's hybrid couplers are designed to perform many functions, including splitting and combining signals in amplifiers, switching circuits, and antenna beam-forming networks used in a wide range of commercial and military applications. KRYTAR's new hybrid coupler, Model 3014320, delivers excellent versatility from 1.4 to 32.0 GHz with excellent phase and amplitude matching. Typical specifications include Amplitude Imbalance: ±1.55 dB; Phase Imbalance is ±12 degrees; Isolation is >12 dB; Maximum VSWR: 1.90; Insertion Loss is <3.5 dB.

KRYTAR's new hybrid coupler offers the widest frequency coverage in a single package on the market and provides superior low insertion loss, high directivity and tight coupling. This new hybrid coupler lends itself to emerging wireless broadband designs and many test and measurement applications. The new coupler can be also be manufactured to meet military specifications.

The Model 3014320 hybrid coupler handles 20 Watts of average power and 3 kW of peak power. This compact couplers measure only 2.62 inches (L) x 1.00 inches (W) x 0.40 inches (H), and weighs just 2.0 ounces. SMA?female connectors are standard and N-type female connectors are optional. Operating temperature is -54°C to +85°C. This new coupler is available from stock to 30 days, ARO.

KRYTAR also offers complete engineering services for custom designs that meet or exceed critical performance and/or packaging specifications. A data sheet with specifications and package outline drawing is available via KRYTAR's website.

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Posted by Ron M. Seidel, Editorial Intern

February 8, 2012