Flexible Waveguide Connect To 50 GHz

Jan. 9, 2013
A line of flexible waveguide offers ease of installation with excellent electrical performance through 50 GHz.

A line of extra-flexible waveguide can be supplied in sizes from WR-75 (10 to 15 GHz) through WR-22 (33 to 50 GHz), boasting both excellent electrical performance and the convenience of flexibility. For example, the WR-75 waveguide feature 0.15-dB insertion loss per foot with VSWR of 1.12:1 per foot from 10 to 15 GHz. The WR-75 f lexible waveguide can handle at least 750 W average power and as much as 140 kW peak power. The WR-22 flexible waveguide exhibit VSWR of 1.35:1 per foot from 33 to 50 GHz with insertion loss of 1.20 dB over the same frequency range. The WR-22 flexible waveguide handles at least 25 W average power and 12 kW peak power through 50 GHz.

Microtech, Inc., 1425 Highland Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410 ; (203) 272-3234, FAX: (203) 271-0352, www.microtech-inc.com.

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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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