AVX (Greenville, SC) has introduced the smallest thin-film 10W 3dB directional couplers available in today’s market. Based on AVX’s proven thin-film technology, the new 0603 3dB 90° couplers exhibit excellent high-frequency performance in ranges spanning 800-6,000MHz and are currently unique in their ability to provide 10W continuous power handling. The new 10W 3dB directional couplers utilize Land Grid Array (LGA) packaging technology and are surface mountable and RoHS compliant. Supplied on tape and reel, AVX’s 10W 3dB directional couplers are ideal for a broad range of wireless communications applications, including: mobile communications, satellite TV, GPS devices, vehicle location systems, and wireless LANs, among others. Features include:
- Inherently low profile.
- Low parasitics.
- Improved heat dissipation in addition to self-alignment during reflow.
- Low loss, high isolation, and rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly.
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