Sunnyvale, CA 94089


About Krytar

KRYTAR, founded by Thomas J. Russell in 1975, is a privately-owned California corporation specializing in the manufacture of Ultra Broadband mmWave, Microwave, and RF components and test equipment for both commercial and military applications.


1288 Anvilwood Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
(408) 734-5999

More Info on Krytar

KRYTAR, founded by Thomas J. Russell in 1975, is a privately owned California corporation specializing in the manufacture of Ultra Broadband mmWave, Microwave, and RF components and test equipment for both commercial and military applications. The KRYTAR product line includes directional couplers, directional detectors, 3 dB hybrids, MLDD power dividers/combiners, detectors, terminations, coaxial adapters and a power meter. Our products cover the DC to 110.0 GHz frequency range.The broadband design expertise at KRYTAR has created unique new designs, several of which are patented. KRYTAR has applied these designs to consistently introduce technologically advanced products with superior electrical performance and ruggedness.

Our modern facility houses a completely equipped machine shop, including CNC lathes and mills. The corporation also possesses all the electronic test equipment necessary for testing its products from DC to 110 GHz.

Included in the test equipment is a Hewlett Packard 8510B Automatic Network Analyzer with 8515A (45 MHz – 26.5 GHz) and 8517A (45 MHz – 50.0 GHz) S-Parameter Test Sets and Agilent Technologies E8361A PNA Series Network Analyzer (10 MHz – 67 GHz) along with equipment to cover 110 GHz.The KRYTAR Quality Assurance Program is in accordance with MIL-I-45208 including a calibration system per MIL-STD-45662. To ensure reliability and performance, the quality assurance system controls all phases of manufacturing: purchasing, machining, processes, assembling, testing and shipping.

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Monopulse Comparators Offer Ultra-Broadband Beamforming from 0.5 to 40 GHz

Dec. 7, 2023
KRYTAR’s new lineup exhibits excellent performance in a compact package with coaxial connectors.
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The 2019 IMS Exhibition Brings High Expectations

May 14, 2019
During a time when defense electronics technology is strong, the industry readies itself for the global adoption of 5G and electronically steered vehicles.
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Directional Coupler Commands 10 to 110 GHz

April 2, 2019
This compact coaxial directional coupler maintains flat 10-dB coupling and low mainline insertion loss with consistent directivity across a 100-GHz bandwidth.
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IMS 2018 Prologue: Prepping for the mmWave Era

Aug. 2, 2018
The RF/microwave industry was generally optimistic at the exhibition in anticipation of real opportunities for mmWave products in automotive and 5G markets.
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Passives Cram More Power into Ever-Smaller Packages

June 29, 2018
The trend throughout the high-frequency industry is to design passive components that can handle higher power levels with effective thermal management in tighter spaces
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2017 IEEE IMS Exhibitors Prepare for “The Wave”

May 17, 2017
Visitors to the RF/microwave industry’s largest conference and exhibition can sample some of the hardware, software, and test-equipment products that are turning 5G and IoT into...

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Products of the Week: January 9, 2023

Jan. 9, 2023
Here's this week's selection of some of the most interesting new products that have been launched of late.
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Products of the Week: October 31, 2022

Oct. 31, 2022
Here's this week's selection of some of the most interesting new products that have been launched of late.
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Jan. 31, 2022
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Nov. 11, 2021
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Oct. 1, 2021
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Products of the Week: Components

Feb. 7, 2021
In this roundup, we will take a look at the latest components becoming available in 2021.

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Products of the Week: Components

Jan. 16, 2021
In this roundup, we will take a look at some of the newest components to hit the market and their potential applications.
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Microwaves & RF Products of the Week (11/25-11/29)

Nov. 27, 2019
A GaAs MMIC power splitter/combiner...a dc-to-40-GHz SP6T switch matrix...a 3,300-to-3,600-MHz high-efficiency PA—these are some of the latest products making news in the industry...
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Test & Measurement

Spotlight on New Products at IMS 2016

April 6, 2016
A large portion of a small industry is set to show its hardware, software, and test equipment at this year’s IMS exhibition in San Francisco’s Moscone Center.
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Count on Diodes to Drive Performance

Nov. 24, 2015
The performance of RF/microwave systems depends on the performance of the diodes that are incorporated into the system. These devices are available in many shapes and sizes, providing...
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Passive components

Corralling Couplers in RF/Microwave Systems

Oct. 23, 2015
Directional couplers come in many shapes, sizes, and frequency ranges and with many different performance levels, depending upon the needs of an application.
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Taking the Measure of Microwave Power Meters

Sept. 3, 2015
Power measurements are an important part of high-frequency design, and are now available using the measurement capabilities of a USB sensor and the control of a personal computer...
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Test & Measurement

Cavalcade of Cutting-Edge Products Invades 2015 IMS

April 7, 2015
The exhibition area is open for slightly less than three days, and visitors can easily spend all of their time just scouring the sections of the show floor and the companies devoted...
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Passive components

Directional Coupler Connects 6.0 to 26.5 GHz

March 4, 2015
A broadband stripline directional coupler offers 6-dB coupling from 6.0 to 26.5 GHz.
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Passive components

Compact Coupler Operates From 6.0 to 26.5 GHz

Feb. 10, 2015
KRYTAR’s Model 106026506 is a compact, directional coupler operating over the 6.0 to 26.5 GHz frequency range.