Broadband Phase Shifters Handle DC To 18 GHz

July 31, 2008
A line of extremely broadband phase shifters from long-time component supplier ARRA provides frequency coverage of DC to 18 GHz. Models are available with minimum phase adjustment ranges of 60 deg./GHz and 30 deg./GHz with SMA female connectors. The ...

A line of extremely broadband phase shifters from long-time component supplier ARRA provides frequency coverage of DC to 18 GHz. Models are available with minimum phase adjustment ranges of 60 deg./GHz and 30 deg./GHz with SMA female connectors. The rugged phase shifters are rated for 100 W average RF power-handling capability with 5 kW peak power-handling capability. The maximum VSWR is 1.30:1 through 4 GHz and 1.60:1 through 18 GHz. The maximum insertion loss is 0.5 dB through 8 GHz and 1.0 dB through 18 GHz. The phase shifters feature better than 0.3 deg. phase-shift accuracy per GHz across the frequency range.

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A line of extremely broadband phase shifters from long-time component supplier ARRA provides frequency coverage of DC to 18 GHz. Models are available with minimum phase adjustment ranges of 60 deg./GHz and 30 deg./GHz with SMA female connectors. The rugged phase shifters are rated for 100 W average RF power-handling capability with 5 kW peak power-handling capability. The maximum VSWR is 1.30:1 through 4 GHz and 1.60:1 through 18 GHz. The maximum insertion loss is 0.5 dB through 8 GHz and 1.0 dB through 18 GHz. The phase shifters feature better than 0.3 deg. phase-shift accuracy per GHz across the frequency range.
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Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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