High-Speed Switch Controls 0.5 To 18.0 GHz

Model SWN-AKG-1DR is a single-pole, single-throw (SPST) PIN diode switch that, when equipped with option "HS," features balanced rise and fall times of 2 ns at frequencies from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz. The on switching time is a mere 12 ns while the off switching time is only 12 ns. The compact switch exhibits a VSWR of 2.0:1 maximum. The maximum insertion loss is 2.5 dB across the full frequency range, with typical minimum isolation of 80 dB from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz. For more details on this and many other fast PIN diode switches, visit American Microwave Corp.

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