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Optimizing Transistor Stages for Different Operating Bandwidths
Often, the same transistor can be utilized in a variety of different ways depending on the peripheral circuitry utilized by the designer. This application note describes narrowband and broadband use cases Mini-Circuits SAV-541+ E-pHEMT as a demonstration of the versatility this simple device and other discrete transistors in our portfolio can provide.
Mini-Circuits’ Ceramic Resonator Filters Answer the Call for Reliable Long-Term Supply
Recent disruptions in the supply base for ceramic resonators have sent waves of end-of-life notifications through the RF component market. Customers utilizing ceramic-resonator-based filters and other parts are left with the problem of finding alternative suppliers or redesign their systems. Mini-Circuits’ supply chain for ceramic resonators remains unaffected by these changes elsewhere in the market,…
RF & Microwave Adapters
We’ve updated our already extensive selection of coaxial adapters with a new series of 1.0mm models in all gender combinations, as well as inter-series designs transitioning to 1.85mm. Now, with over 80 adapter models in stock from DC to 110 GHz including a wide selection of coaxial and waveguide interfaces, connector gender combinations, mounting types…
The Ups and Downs of Amplitude Modulation
Arguably no modulation scheme has been of greater significance in world history than amplitude modulation (AM). In this article we examine the history of AM radio, basic principles and theory in the time and frequency domains, traditional applications as well as some contemporary extensions.
Modernizing a Legacy 16-Way Receiver Multicoupler with Mini-Circuits Parts
When a 1990’s vintage 16-way receiver multi-coupler for a SATCOM system came up for redesign, many of the old components were obsolete. This customer was able to modernize the design using almost entirely Mini-Circuits parts. Read on to see how…
Turnkey System for 2.4 – 2.5 GHz ISM RF & Microwave Energy Applications
In this short tutorial, Mini-Circuits field applications engineer, Kit Cox introduces a turnkey system for applications in the 2.4 to 2.5 GHz band…
Earth Station to Orbit
With 30+ years of experience supporting the unique requirements of the satellite industry, Mini-Circuits offers an extensive selection of off-the-shelf components for almost every block in your signal chain from L-Band to Ka Band. In-house capabilities include space level upscreening, part customizations and more to meet your special requirements.
An Introduction to RF & Microwave Thin-Film Filter Technology
Thin film on alumina filter technology provides a versatile solution for applications where small device size and high Q are both requirements. Learn more about how Mini-Circuits’ thin-film filters are built, advantages and common applications.
A Practical Introduction to RF/Microwave Balanced Amplifiers and Their Applications
Learn the basics of how balanced amplifiers (a.k.a. quadrature combined pairs) operate, their advantages and common applications.