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E-Band Waveguide Amplifiers
71 TO 86 GHz WR12 Waveguide Amplifiers Enhanced Power & Dynamic Range in E-Band Over-The-Air Test Sets Mini-Circuits has expanded its lineup of E-Band amplifiers with the new WVA-series of WR12 waveguide models operating from 71 to ...
RF Pulse Modulation: Fundamentals, Applications & Design Techniques
Pulse modulation is used in applications as various as radar, high-energy physics experiments, electronic warfare, avionics, and medical treatments. In this article, we study the fundamentals of the pulsed signal itself, as well as the application of a pulsed envelope to an RF carrier waveform. Finally, we’ll address practical ways of creating pulsed RF waveforms utilizing some of the more common families of parts from Mini-Circuits.
Extending Power and Dynamic Range in E-Band Backhaul Test Sets
As telecommunications backhaul infrastructure continues to move up in frequency in support of higher data rates, E-Band frequencies have become a popular solution for mobile operators. This whitepaper outlines two of the most common difficulties test operators face in performing measurements for E-Band devices. A use case for each of these scenarios is provided by way of demonstration, each incorporating a different Mini-Circuits E-Band amplifier to overcome the inherent limitations of typical millimeter-wave test setups.
Q2 2023 New Product Releases
2023 is going fast, and so are we! In case you're losing track, our Q2 2023 New Product Guide provides an update on all the models we've released to our catalog in the past three months.
Understanding RF/Microwave Push-Pull Amplifier Design
In concert with the never-ending quest for more bandwidth and more power with less distortion, the push-pull amplifier is one configuration that is certain to be developed with every advancing technology. Review the fundamentals of this essential design technique in RF circuits, variants in implementation and real world examples with measurement data to illustrate key advantages.
Rack Mount 1kW Amplifier with Built-In Power Source for 2.4 – 2.5 GHz ISM RF Energy Applications
Mini-Circuits' RFS-2G42G51K0X+ is a solid-state power amplifier capable of delivering up to 1kW CW output power for ISM RF/microwave energy applications in the 2.4 to 2.5 GHz band. This model incorporates a signal source, power supply, cooling and all control circuitry in a 19"m 2U rack-mount chassis. This system is scalable, giving users the flexibility to generate up to 6kW power for applications ranging from medical treatments and diagnostics to plasma generation, material processing and much more. Explore Mini-Circuits RF/Microwave Energy Portfolio: https://www.minicircuits.com/ads/RF-a... Mini-Circuits is the world’s preferred supplier of RF and microwave components and systems. With 14 design, manufacturing and sales locations in nine countries, as well as hundreds of sales channel partners worldwide, Mini-Circuits offers 27 product lines comprising over 10,000 active models. Over 20,000 customers choose Mini-Circuits for the demanding quality standards, world-class customer support, on-time delivery and value pricing that have earned the industry’s trust for over 50 years. More from Mini-Circuits: Visit Mini-Circuits’ website: https://www.minicircuits.com/ Like Mini-Circuits on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MiniCircuits Follow with Mini-Circuits on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mini... Follow Mini-Circuits on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MiniCircuits Follow Mini-Circuits on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/minicircuits/
50W Amplifier Module with Built-In Signal Source for 2.4 – 2.5 GHz ISM RF Energy Applications
Mini-Circuits RFS-2G42G5050X+ is a solid state power amplifier capable of delivering up to 50W output power for RF/microwave energy applications in the 2.4 to 2.5 GHz ISM band. This innovative design incorporates a built-in signal source, power supply and all control circuitry in a compact, self-contained housing, bringing unprecedented functionality and ease of use to a wide range of emerging applications including medical treatments and diagnostics, plasma generation and more.
LTCC Filter Innovations Enable Next Generation Aircraft Internet Links
Mini-Circuits LTCC filters are finding homes in an ever-growing range of applications as we expand the product line to new frequencies, higher rejection and other novel capabilities. One area we've seen recent success is in the development of electronically steerable (phased array) antenna systems for satellite-based internet connectivity aboard commercial and military aircraft. Read on to see what's happening in this exciting application space!
MMIC Low Noise Amplifiers
Mini-Circuits' PMA3-series of MMIC LNAs have become a mainstay in countless systems across the industry because of their unmatched combinations of bandwidth, noise figure and dynamic range. We've now extended these capabilities to higher frequencies and more applications with the introduction of two new models with operating frequency ranges up to 45 GHz.
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, and we have the unique capabilities in-house to support additional customer demand and accommodate customers seeking a partner to replace filters facing obsolescence in their designs. with the assurance of reliable supply through the life of your system.
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 and orientations, Mini-Circuits is your trusted partner for these essential accessories on every test bench.