ISM RF/Microwave Energy Market Trends & New Products
Mini-Circuits Global Market Manager for RF and Microwave Energy, Mark Murphy caught up with our friend, Pat Hindle from Microwave Journal recently to talk about the latest developments in our product line and trends we're observing in the market.
Three Areas LEO Satellites are Bringing New Convenience to Everyday Life
As the space industry continues to grow, low earth orbit (LEO) satellites have become a viable option for many applications including communication, navigation and weather tracking to name a few. Mini-Circuits is helping many of our customers in furthering the commercialization of space technology and bringing new services to market.
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!
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.
A Closer Look at Mini-Circuits Florida’s New Incoming and Final Inspection Team
We recently established a new inspection team as part of Mini-Circuits’ ongoing expansion of our Hialeah, Florida facility. The new team will work as an extension of our inspection processes in New York to perform incoming and final inspection for products assembled on site, bringing years of experience to the table. Learn more about how the talented members streamlining production, accelerating turnaround times, and making our world-class quality standards a reality.
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 Israel Embraces Changing of the Guard in Engineering Manager Role
After over 40 years of service as engineering manager at our office in Kiryat, Bialik, Israel, David Elmaleh is passing the torch to his capable successor, Efron Fleisher. Read about how Elmaleh grew with Mini-Circuits Israel since its inception and the years of expertise Fleisher brings to the table as the new head of engineering at MCIL.
An Interview with Alexander C. Frank, ETH Zurich
Alexander Frank is a quantum electrician, and a senior RF design engineer at the @Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Since first encountering Mini-Circuits products early in his career nearly 20 years ago, Frank has become a big fan of the quality and reliability our products offer. Now, he’s even using Mini-Circuits components as examples of RF circuit design to educate young engineers.
Department Spotlight: Development Test
Mini-Circuits’ commitment to quality would not be possible without the brain power of our Engineering Test team. These talented individuals work tirelessly to ensure that our parts are the most reliable in the industry using state-of-the-art equipment, rigorous home-grown test methods and their expertise acquired from hours of hands-on training.
Department Spotlight: LTCC Design Team
Innovation doesn’t happen without the remarkable people who make it possible. Meet team members whose talent, dedication and teamwork extended the capabilities of LTCC technology to support the industry’s growing demand for robust, cost-effective, high performance mmWave components.
Mini-Circuits’ India Team Successfully Completes Strict AS9100 Audit
In true Mini-Circuits fashion, our India team demonstrated their dedication to our Quality Policy and rose to the challenge of their recent AS9100 certification audit, passing with flying colors. This success would not have been possible without the amazing people working day and night to prepare for the strict requirements of the audit in the midst of COVID-19.
NASA’s Helicopter, Ingenuity, Uses RF Technology to Explore Mars from a Different Perspective
NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter has pushed the limits of technology and human knowledge with the breathtaking color photographs and data it’s gathered from Mars. Learn more about the RF systems that make the mission possible in our latest blog post.