RF& Microwave Couplers

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 6 dB coupling over 6.0-26.5 GHz range.

February 5, 2015

With stripline design, 1.12 x 0.53 x 0.64 in. Model 106026506 delivers 6 dB (±0.5 dB) of Nominal Coupling, with respect to output, and frequency sensitivity of ±0.50 dB. Directivity is >14 dB; insertion loss is <1.6 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power; and max VSWR at any port is 1.45. Input Power Rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak, and weight is 1.1 oz with standard 3.5 mm SMA female or optional SMA male connectors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 6 dB coupling from 7.0-12.4 GHz.

December 26, 2014

Featuring multi-purpose, stripline design, Model 120730 covers 7.0–12.4 GHz frequency band while exhibiting insertion loss of <1.8 dB, directivity of >15 dB, and max VSWR of 1.35. Input power is 20 W avg and 3 kW peak. Housed in 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in. package, coupler comes with 2.4 mm SMA female connectors and operates from -54 to 85°C. It is suitable for applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing, or swept transmission and reflection measurements are required. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Compact Directional Coupler operates over 12.4-18.0 GHz range.

September 30, 2014

With stripline design, Model 181206 delivers 6 dB (±0.5 dB) of nominal coupling, with respect to output, and frequency sensitivity of ±0.30 dB. Directivity is >15 dB; and insertion loss is <1.9 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power; max VSWR at any port is 1.35; and input power rating is 20 W average and 3 KW peak. Measuring 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in., directional coupler comes standard with SMA female connectors but supports various connector options. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Thin Film Couplers operate across WiFi spectrum.

August 5, 2014

Based on multilayer integrated thin film technology, High Directivity 0302 Couplers offer high frequency performance across 2,400–5,905 MHz WiFi spectrum. Miniature devices are rated for operating temperatures spanning -40 to +85°C and are supplied with lead-free and RoHS-compliant 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technology, including reflow, wave, vapor phase, and manual.   Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Hybrid Couplers suits mobile communications applications.

May 14, 2014

Based on patented MLO™ technology, which enables integration of high Q passives in high density interconnect components, PC Series includes 2,100 MHz device for 1.5–2.1 GHz performance and 2,700 MHz device for 2.1–2.7 GHz performance. Units are rated for 30 W max power handling with operating temperature spanning -55 to +85°C. Measuring 0.25 x 0.20 x 0.04 in., 3 dB, 90°quadrature couplers are expansion matched to PCBs and supplied in surface mountable 2025 size LGA packaging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers 30 dB nominal coupling.

January 29, 2014

Operating in frequency range of 12.4–18.0 GHz, Model 181230 delivers frequency sensitivity of ±0.7 dB, directivity greater than 15 dB, and insertion loss of less than 0.6 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power. Input power rating is 20 W average and 3 KW peak. Measuring 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in., coupler operates from -54 to +85°C with max VSWR of 1.35 at any port. Applications include electronic warfare, SATCOM, radar, signal monitoring, antenna beam forming, and EMC testing. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Compact, 90° Hybrid Microwave Coupler covers 1.0-4.0 GHz range.

January 7, 2014

Operating from -54 to +85°C, Model 3010040 delivers 3 dB of coupling over 1.0–4.0 GHz range in single 3.16 x 1.20 x 0.50 in. package. Solution handles 20 W of average power and 3 kW of peak power and offers both L-band (1–2 GHz) and S-band (2–4) frequency coverage. While SMA female connectors are standard, N-type female connectors are optional. Typical specifications include ±0.6 dB amplitude imbalance, ±6° phase imbalance, >17 dB isolation, 1.30 max VSWR, and <1.0 dB insertion loss. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Couplers offer 30 dB coupling over 2 frequency ranges.

December 5, 2013

Featuring multi-purpose, stripline designs, Model 120430 and 120730 respectively cover 4.0–12.4 GHz and 7.0–12.4 GHz frequency bands. Performance ratings include nominal coupling, with respect to output, of 30 dB ±1.0 dB and frequency sensitivity of ±0.30 dB. Exhibiting insertion loss (including coupled power) of <0.50 dB and directivity of 15 dB, these 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in couplers feature 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Max VSWR is 1.35, and input power rating is 20 W (ave) and 3 kW (peak). Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Integrated Thin Film, High Directivity Couplers target WiFi bands.

November 26, 2013

Available in 0302, 0402, and 0603 sizes, miniature ITF (integrated thin film), high directivity (20 dB), directional couplers utilize LGA packaging technology and offer optimized performance across WiFi frequency spectrum (2,400–5,950 MHz). These 3 W couplers, rated for -40 to +85°C, feature RoHS-compliant, 100% tin terminations compatible with automatic soldering technologies, including reflow, wave soldering, vapor phase, and manual. Design also maximizes self-alignment during reflow. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Dual Directional Coupler operates from 0.5-8.0 GHz.

November 6, 2013

Offering 10 dB of coupling over ultra-broadband frequency range of 0.5–8.0 GHz, Model 500508010 is suited for applications where external leveling, precise monitoring, signal mixing, or swept transmission/reflection measurements are required. Device features insertion loss of <2.3 dB, directivity of >15 dB, and max VSWR of 1.35. Input power rating is 20 W average and 3 kW peak. Housed in 10.50 x 0.53 x 0.72 in. package, coupler operates from -54 to 85°C and includes 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Couplers cover 0.5-26.5 GHz frequency range.

October 1, 2013

Featuring multi-purpose, stripline design, Models 152610, 152616, and 152620 exhibit nominal coupling (with respect to output) of 10 dB ±1.0 dB, 16 dB ±1.0 dB,  and 20 dB ±1.0 dB, respectively, with frequency sensitivities of ±1.0 dB, ±1.2 dB, and ±1.5 dB. Common to each unit is directivity of >13 dB, max VSWR of 1.45, and input power rating of 20 W avg/3 kW peak. Measuring 4.40 x 0.38 x 0.73 in., ultra-broadband units operate from -54 to 85°C and include 2.4 mm SMA female connectors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler offers nominal coupling of 30 dB.

August 30, 2013

Operating in frequency range of 4.0–20.0 GHz, Model 104020030 features frequency sensitivity of ±0.7 dB, directivity of greater than 15 dB, and insertion loss of less than 0.60 dB across full frequency range, including coupled power. Maximum VSWR at any port is 1.35 and power ratings are 20 W average/3 KW peak. Measuring 1.40 x 0.40 x 0.66 in., stripline coupler operates from -54 to +85°C and is suitable for wireless ultra-broadband designs and many test and measurement applications. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Hybrid Coupler operates from 10-40 GHz.

July 26, 2013

Measuring 0.86 x 1.10 x 0.50 in., Model 4100400 delivers 3 dB of coupling over full frequency range of 10–40 GHz. Device features amplitude imbalance of ±1.0 dB, phase imbalance of ±12°, isolation greater than 12 dB, and insertion loss of less than 1.7 dB. Capable of handling 20 W of average power and 3 kW of peak power, 180° hybrid coupler splits and combines signals in amplifiers, switching circuits, and antenna beam-forming networks used in commercial and military applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Coupler covers 0.5-8.0 GHz frequency range.

July 24, 2013

Featuring stripline design, Model 158006 covers frequency range of 0.5–8.0 GHz with 6 dB (±1.1 dB) of nominal coupling, frequency sensitivity of ±0.6 dB, and directivity greater than 15 dB. Coupler exhibits insertion loss of less than 1.70 dB across full frequency range including coupled power. Maximum VSWR at any port is 1.70 GHz. Measuring 5.25 x 0.53 x 0.72 in., Model 158006 is suitable for broadband electronic warfare systems and complex switch-matrix applications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Communication Photocouplers operate from 1 mA input current.

June 25, 2013

Model TLP2301 photocouplers support 20 kbps transmission rate, guarantee maximum delay time of 30 µs, and operate at input current of 1 mA with IR luminescence LED. Supporting 100 kbps transmission rate, TLP2303 models include light-receiving chip with high-speed photo Darlington transistor, allowing for current transfer ratio of up to 800% at 1.6 mA input current. Units convert RS-232 communication speed of 9.6 or 19.2, respectively, to RS-232C speed of 115.2 kbps transmission rates. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Communication Systems & Equipment

Thin-Film Directional Couplers serve wireless applications.

May 20, 2013

Suited for portable communications devices, DB0603N thin-film, 3 dB, 90° couplers come in surface-mountable, 0603 size LGA package; have 800–6,000 MHz range; and provide 10 W continuous power handling. Package contributes to minimal profile and parasitics characteristics and also lends to optimal solderability and heat dissipation as well as self-alignment during reflow. RoHS compliant couplers also feature construction ruggedized for reliable automatic assembly. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Machinery & Machining Tools, Communication Systems & Equipment

High-Power, Bidirectional Couplers feature SMT design.

April 30, 2013

With range of 610–810 MHz, SYBD-22-82HP+ 50 Ω, 22 dB coupling, DC pass units feature mainline loss of 0.10 dB typ with VSWR of 1.10:1 typ and deliver directivity at 24 typ. Select models feature power handling capabilities to 150 W at room temperature, and suitable applications include VHF/UHF and SMR. Model SYBD coupler series joins LTCC coupler family with rugged connectorized models. All couplers are ESD compliant and available as RoHS compliant. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Quadrature Couplers come in flexible and non-flexible versions.

April 16, 2013

WIRELINE® (flexible) and WIREPAC® (non-flexible) quadrature couplers consist of one pair of wire center conductors surrounded by continuous dielectric insulator and shielded by drawn or extruded outer jacket. Construction combines physical attributes of semi-rigid coaxial cable and electrical performance of precision TEM mode parallel coupled line coupler. While WIRELINE comes in up to 5 ft (bulk) lengths, WIREPAC comes in lengths up to 8 in. with square, round, or flanged jackets. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

High-Power Bi-Directional Coupler features rugged construction.

April 15, 2013

Featuring low loss suspended substrate construction, ZGBDC10-362HP+ coaxial coupler can pass up to 3 A of DC current from input to output and handle up to 250 W CW. IP67-rated, weatherproof case and sealed construction accommodates requirements of field applications or remote monitoring sites. With 0.18 dB insertion loss and 300–3,000 MHz coverage, coupler is also suited for lab testing as well as cellular, WiMAX, PCN, GSM, and ISM applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Directional Couplers offer 20 dB nominal coupling.

February 14, 2013

Targeting broadband electronic warfare systems and commercial wireless systems, Models 101040020 and 101040020K offer 20 dB nominal coupling over ultra-broadband frequency range of 1.0–40.0 GHz. Multi-purpose stripline designs exhibit insertion loss of less than 0.85 dB from 1.0–20.0 GHz and less than 1.5 dB from 20.0–40.0 GHz. Measuring 2.00 x 0.40 x 0.65 in., Model 101040020 comes with 2.4 mm SMA female connectors, while Model 101040020K includes 2.92 mm SMA female connectors. Read More