Mini-Circuits: LTCC Meets 5G
Mini-Circuits has combined advances in material science, circuit topologies, simulation capabilities and fabrication techniques to develop the world's widest selection of mmWave LTCC filters for 5G bandwidths. These components offer significant advantages over competitive technologies on the market in terms of size, cost, robustness and manufacturability, redefining what's possible for LTCC technology and the 5G revolution. Learn more about the key features of our portfolio and products in development. Learn more: https://lp.minicircuits.com/ltcc-5g-filters
Mini-Circuits Facilities Host Pioneering 6G Research
Earlier this month, headlines trumpeted an agreement between the Federal Aviation Authority and major U.S. cellular carriers that allows 5G service to commence without further regulatory delays. Despite some lingering controversy among aviation ...
Upscreening RF / Microwave Components for Space
Mini-Circuits has over 30 years of experience supporting customers with screening requirements for space missions. From the earliest government missions to the newest commercial SmallSat constellations, our in-house capabilities offer the speed, flexibility, reliability and cost-effectiveness to make your mission a success. Learn More: https://www.minicircuits.com/ads/space-upscreening.html
Choosing an LNA for your Receiver Front End
Gain an understanding of why the low noise amplifier (LNA) is so important to the performance of your receiver chain, review the common tradeoffs designers make in choosing the right LNA for a given system, and explore some of Mini-Circuits' popular LNA designs.
A Quick Guide to RF & Microwave Filter Topologies
A brief guide on the basic performance characteristics of the common topologies used to design RF filters, as well as the general application requirements each topology can (and can’t) support.
Just In Time for the Holidays
Mini-Circuits' Test Solutions team is in the business of performing miracles for customers, but this success story from holiday seasons past really demonstrates the speed, flexibility and quality that's earned the trust of some of the telecom industry's biggest names.
Mini-Circuits Expands Customer Support with New Springfield, Mo. Office
New location will scale customer service operations to support growing customer base and bring more job opportunities to the southwest Missouri region.
NSF Awards Partnerships for Innovation Funding to Support Development of LTCC Reflectionless Filters to 40 GHz and Beyond
New collaboration to combine NRAO’s expertise in reflectionless filter design with Mini-Circuits’ industry-leading design and manufacturing capability for LTCC components.
Understanding Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors (HBTs)
Radha Setty, Technical Advisor, Mini-Circuits Introduction Prior to the invention of the transistor, telephone exchanges were built using bulky vacuum tubes and mechanical relays. Bell Labs engineers were tasked with developing the ...
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.
Wideband Connectorized Amplifiers Support Over-The-Air (OTA) Transmitter & Receiver Testing for 5G FR2 Bands
Over-the-air (OTA) testing allows engineers to simulate real-world device performance under different conditions in the lab environment. See how Mini-Circuits high-frequency amplifiers support OTA test setups for transmit and receive paths in mmWave applications.
Novel MMIC Splitter/Combiner Designs Achieve High Isolation Down to DC
Designers typically face a tradeoff in selecting splitter/combiners between the low frequency coverage, bandwidth and low unbalance of resistive designs, and the better insertion loss and isolation of Wilkinson designs at higher frequencies. Learn about how Mini-Circuits' novel, patent-pending, resistive / reactive MMIC splitter/combiners achieve the best of both worlds.