Heat Sink Design Enhancement Improves Power Handling in Surface Mount Components

Heat Sink Design Enhancement Improves Power Handling in Surface Mount Components By Weiping Zheng, Mini-Circuits High power handing in surface mount components is an important factor in many RF systems where both high power and small device size are required.  Mini-Circuits’ high-power surface mount components include models with RF input power maximum ratings up to […]

RF 90°/180° Hybrids

RF 90-Degree and 180-Degree Hybrid Splitter/Combiners Up to 250W A broad selection of quadrature (90-degree) and 180-degree hybrids in coaxial connectorized and surface-mount packages as well as MMIC die. 90°, 180°, and quadrifilar phase shiftsPower handling up to 250WLow phase and amplitude unbalanceChoose from LTCC, MMIC, core and wire, and microstrip/stripline designs Inquire about this […]

Adapting Non-Sealed Surface Mount Parts for Hi-Rel Customer Assembly Processes

Adapting Non-Sealed Surface Mount Parts for Hi-Rel Customer Assembly Processes By Jonid Xhakollari, Manufacturing Process Engineer – Mini-Circuits The perfect integration of a product within the customer’s assembly process can be just as critical to the success of that product as the electrical performance. Mini-Circuits and many RF/microwave component manufacturers build surface-mount components that are […]

Accelerating RF Component Selection with Yoni2® Advanced Search Engine for RF Components

Accelerating RF component selection with YONI2® advanced search engine for RF components By Brandon Kaplan, Mini-Circuits Selecting RF components for a system design can be one of the more time-consuming tasks in the development cycle. To begin with, a designer may have to sift through hundreds of possible options for a suitable model. Each model […]

Hi-Rel Components for Space Applications

Hi-Rel Components for Space Applications The extreme operating conditions of the space environment combined with lack of access for repairs and zero tolerance for failure necessitate intensive qualification of electronic parts used in space missions. Mini-Circuits has a successful track record of screening components for space applications, and our experience in this area has led […]