Thursday, June 20, 2019

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Pulse Profiling Power Sensor

LadyBug Technologies’ 20 GHz thermally stable LB680A USB pulse profiling power sensor is in stock for immediate shipment. The sensor is available with various connector options allowing it to be placed directly on the DUT to achieve the best match and accuracy.

The pulse profiling sensor will perform CDF, CCDF & PDF functions as well as displaying the power profile of the pulsed signal. ATE users will appreciate the statistical peak and pulse measurements that can be made with the power meter software.

LadyBug Technologies

50V, 450W LDMOS Transistor 

The LS2541FM is the second product released from the new 50VDC family of push-pull LDMOS transistors manufactured by Polyfet RF Devices. The LS2541FM is an unmatched, discrete transistor that was designed to operate in the AM, HF, and FM frequency bands. Across any of these frequency bands the LS2541FM delivers 500W of saturated power with close to 80% efficiency. Its drain breakdown voltage rating of min 120VDC allows for reliable drain voltage operation of up to 50VDC.

Polyfet RF Devices

Broadband Ceramic Capacitors: Up to 20 GHz

Passive Plus Inc. (PPI) presents the NEW 0603BB104 Broadband 100nF multilayer ceramic capacitor.


Capacitance: 100nF

Size: .060” x .030”

WVDC: 100V

TCC: 0 ± 15% /°C (-55°C to +125°C)

Typical Operating Frequency: Up to 20GHz

Insertion Loss: < 1.2 dB

Termination: Tin Plated over Nickel Barrier (RoHS) Compliant, Gold, Tin/Lead

Passive Plus

Fixed Attenuators

Response Microwave announced availability of its new DC-18GHz, 50W fixed attenuators for lab and both military and telecom specific product platform use. The family includes 1 through 50dB attenuation values that operate between DC to 18GHz. Electrical performance offers typical insertion loss of 0.5dB and VSWR of 1.45:1 max. Impedance value is 50Ω. Power handling is 50W CW and package size is 0.64mm OD by 0.110mm length.

Response Microwave

New Products

June 2019

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The June 2019 Online Edition is now available for viewing and download!

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Web Exclusives


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Release 3.1 of AntSyn™ antenna design, synthesis, and optimization software is now available for use by current customers and evaluators. Firms like Striiv, who develops sports activity trackers, have found this innovative EM-based antenna synthesis tool valuable for designing antenna solutions for IoT/wireless devices. Learn more about the features of this new release at

White Paper/App Note

A new 5G primer on MIMO and phased-array antennas highlighting key features of the NI AWR Design Environment platform is now available for engineers, managers, and system integrators designing these devices to meet complex 5G requirements. Register to receive this primer/white paper at

Insulated Wire Inc.

Insulated Wire Inc. is pleased to announce that following the retirement of a French delegate, IW Microwave Products Division President, John Morelli, has been appointed as the Secretary for IEC/SC46F, a subcommittee of IEC/TC46. IEC/SC46F is responsible for RF and Microwave Connectors and Components International Standardization.

Mr. Morelli, who is sponsored by Insulated Wire, brings significant RF/Microwave connector and component experience to the position, and we congratulate him on his new appointment. Mr. Morelli had been serving as the chief Technical Advisor for the US National Committee’s Technical Advisory Group to IEC/SC46F.

The US National Committee of the IEC is a fully integrated entity of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

Coming Events

IMS 2019, Boston, June 2 - 7, 2019

IEEE EMC + SIPI, New Orleans, July 22 - 26, 2019

IEEE AUTOTESTCON, National Harbor, MD, September 9 – 12, 2019

EuMW 2019, Paris, September 29 - October 4, 2019

MILCOM 2019, location TBD, October 2019 (date TBD)

AOC, Washington, DC, October 28 - 30, 2019

IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium, location TBD, January 2020 (date TBD)