A Practical Approach to the Design and Implementation of Scalable, High-Performance, Custom SMT Packages for mmWave Applications

Abstract After many years of research and development, electrical engineers, physicists, mathematicians and scientists have come to realize the benefits of operating communications systems at higher frequencies. Some of the most notable advances stemming from this...

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Reflectionless Filter Basics: A Brief History of the Genesis of Reflectionless Filters

Reflectionless Filter Basics: A Brief History of the Genesis of Reflectionless Filters

Introduction The advent of broad bandwidth amplifiers, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), digital-to-analog converters (DACs), and software-defined radios has brought about growing interest in broadband communications, radar, and sensing ...
Department Spotlight: Test Solutions

Department Spotlight: Test Solutions

Mini-Circuits’ RF test solutions team is a prime example of how the company's quality policy translates to enduring customer relationships and steady product line growth. Led by VP of Test and Measurement, Chi Man Shum, the RF test solutions ...
Mini-Circuits Opens New Sales Office to Support Japan & South Korea

Mini-Circuits Opens New Sales Office to Support Japan & South Korea

Serving the global market for RF and microwave products while maintaining the high standards of quality and customer support that Mini-Circuits is known for comes with many challenges. Different regions around the globe have a diverse array of ...
Renewing Our Founding Values at a 50-Year-Old Startup

Renewing Our Founding Values at a 50-Year-Old Startup

Ted Heil, President The Mini-Circuits story is well-known to many in the RF and microwave industry. Some know us for our advertising, some know us as one of the first companies to transform the pricing structure of RF components, and some
Mini-Circuits ‘Steps Out’ to Stop Diabetes

Mini-Circuits ‘Steps Out’ to Stop Diabetes

On Sept. 21, nearly 100 members of the Mini-Circuits team hit the pavement in New York City’s Seaport District for the 2019 Step Out: New York City Walk to Stop Diabetes. Hosted by the American Diabetes Association, this year's event raised ...
Specifying VCOs for Clock Timing Circuits

Specifying VCOs for Clock Timing Circuits

VCOs are capable of low noise and high stability with the convenience of tunable frequency for applications requiring reliable clock timing. Timing is everything for many systems, especially for modern electronic systems with high-speed data ...
VCO Footprints

VCO Footprints

Layout Considerations to Improve Performance Three basic types of VCO's are manufactured by Mini-Circuits: plug-in, surface mount, and connectorized versions. To obtain the best overall performance from Mini-Circuits VCO's, good RF practices ...
Harvey Kaylie’s Legacy Lives On through Mini-Circuits Honors Scholarship Winners

Harvey Kaylie’s Legacy Lives On through Mini-Circuits Honors Scholarship Winners

With over 44 million borrowers nationwide, the collective student loan debt in the U.S. has reached the $1.5 trillion mark. Many college students take on part-time or full-time jobs in order to offset the financial burden, eating up time that ...
A Practical Approach to the Design and Implementation of Scalable, High-Performance, Custom SMT Packages for mmWave Applications

A Practical Approach to the Design and Implementation of Scalable, High-Performance, Custom SMT Packages for mmWave Applications

Abstract After many years of research and development, electrical engineers, physicists, mathematicians and scientists have come to realize the benefits of operating communications systems at higher frequencies. Some of the most notable ...
Achieving First-Spin Success in LTCC Components with Advanced Material Simulation Models

Achieving First-Spin Success in LTCC Components with Advanced Material Simulation Models

Introduction Since the advent of network synthesis theory at the turn of the last century, filter designers have been developing ever more sophisticated solutions to translate polynomial transfer functions into working, physical components. ...
Mini-Circuits and Virginia Diodes Forge Partnership to Introduce Waveguide Bandpass Filters

Mini-Circuits and Virginia Diodes Forge Partnership to Introduce Waveguide Bandpass Filters

Mini-Circuits is pleased to announce our partnership with Virginia Diodes to introduce a new line of waveguide filters for millimeter wave applications. In case you're unfamiliar with the term, a waveguide is a physical structure (essentially a ...
Mini-Circuits Toy Drive Brings Holiday Spirit to Kings County Hospital Pediatric Department

Mini-Circuits Toy Drive Brings Holiday Spirit to Kings County Hospital Pediatric Department

As the year winds to a close and we all look forward to spending time with family and friends, it’s important to share the spirit of giving with those who need it most. For over 10 years, team members of Mini-Circuits' Brooklyn offices have ...