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Wideband Bias Tees

Wideband Bias Tees

As we expand our product line higher into the millimeter-wave range, we're adding more high-frequency components to the lineup to support your entire signal chain. Our wideband bias tees in MMIC surface mount and coaxial formats are ideal companion parts for amplifiers operating at frequencies up to 54 GHz. These models provide excellent RF power and DC current handling with high isolation and low insertion loss over their full operating bandwidths.
Linearity – Cascaded P1dB and IP3 for a Simple Microwave Front-End

Linearity – Cascaded P1dB and IP3 for a Simple Microwave Front-End

This installment of our Every Block Covered series reviews basic cascade analysis for linearity parameters P1dB and IP3 (input and output) in a simple microwave front end chain. Step-by-step calculations will be shown using Mini-Circuits components for illustration.
Emergency Preparedness Month at Mini-Circuits

Emergency Preparedness Month at Mini-Circuits

September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and Mini-Circuits welcomed our friends from NYC Emergency Management to our headquarters in Brooklyn to share valuable information on planning for hurricanes and other emergencies. Events like this are part of our absolute commitment to ensuring the safety of our team and the resilience of our organization.
Mini-Circuits Earns a Trio of 2022 Supplier Awards

Mini-Circuits Earns a Trio of 2022 Supplier Awards

Mini-Circuits remains a top supplier among renowned companies that move the world forward in the RF and microwave industry. With three new awards under our belt from the 2022 award season, Mini-Circuits has continued to meet their demanding standards that help these companies remain at the top of the game.
mmWave Mixers

mmWave Mixers

Mini-Circuits is expanding our lineup of frequency mixers to give you more options and more capabilities for frequency conversion in the mmWave range. Our latest release, ZMDB-653-E+ covers an LO/RF frequency range from 20 to 65 GHz
Mini-Circuits Saves the Day for the 2022 US Open

Mini-Circuits Saves the Day for the 2022 US Open

As one of the biggest tennis competitions of the season, the US Open boasted thousands of views both in person and on TV. But what many don’t know, is that Mini-Circuits became the unsung hero of the 2022 championship by delivering emergency replacement parts for the event’s radio broadcast sound system.
MMIC Technologies: Integrated Passive Devices (IPD)

MMIC Technologies: Integrated Passive Devices (IPD)

In this installation of our series on MMIC technologies, we explore the ins and outs of Integrated Passive Devices (IPDs). Learn the fundamentals of MMIC passives, some key differences with active MMICs, how they're fabricated, and the many benefits they offer system designers.
Mini-Circuits Celebrates its 54th Founding Anniversary

Mini-Circuits Celebrates its 54th Founding Anniversary

Today on the 54th anniversary of our company's founding, we celebrate the tireless hours, the entrepreneurial spirit and the many people who were influential in establishing Mini-Circuits and the founding values that shaped the organization over the course of its history. Read on to learn more about our founder, Harvey Kaylie, the company's humble beginnings, and a creative way to perform burn-in testing...
Mini-Circuits Wraps up Another Winning Season as Brooklyn Cyclones Sponsor

Mini-Circuits Wraps up Another Winning Season as Brooklyn Cyclones Sponsor

Mini-Circuits was proud to sponsor our home team, the Brooklyn Cyclones, once again for this past baseball season.
Mini-Circuits Celebrates its Team with a 90s Themed Lunch

Mini-Circuits Celebrates its Team with a 90s Themed Lunch

It’s still summer in Brooklyn! To celebrate our team and everything they do, Mini-Circuits recently held a 90s theme party at our headquarters complete with a buffet lunch, ice cream truck, DJ, raffles and free Mini-Circuits merch. Bedecked in their best 90s gear, team members gathered for games, dancing and good times with good company.
Every Block Covered: Noise and Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in a Simple Microwave Front-End

Every Block Covered: Noise and Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) in a Simple Microwave Front-End

We're pleased to introduce a new series on our blog following a theme of every block covered. Each article will investigate different considerations for designers utilizing multiple Mini-Circuits parts in common architectures in RF transceiver chains. The inaugural post explores the basic calculations to determine system noise and signal to noise ratio in a simple RF front end, as well as cascade analysis for noise figure and gain.
Peak and Average Power Sensors

Peak and Average Power Sensors

We've expanded our selection of peak and average power sensors again to give you more options for your test bench. Our new 8 GHz model offers the same capability for peak, average, crest factor and duty cycle measurements of CW, modulated and pulsed waveforms as the recently-released 40 GHz model, but with extended dynamic range and a lower price point for applications through C-Band.