Power Electronics

Miniature Wideband Coupler with High Directivity for Wireless Systems

AVX Corporation has developed a wideband directional coupler with high directivity. Based on thin-film multilayer technology, which provides the miniature part with excellent frequency performance and rugged construction for reliable automatic assembly, AVX's ITF High Directivity LGA coupler features a 0402 chip size, high directivity (20dB), and a stable coupling factor (24±2dB) over a broad frequency range (700-2700MHz). Compatible with several types of high frequency wireless systems, the new coupler is ideal for applications including: mobile communications, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, wireless LANs, and matching networks.

AVX's ITF High-Directivity LGA Couplers feature an inherently low profile, excellent solderability, self-alignment during reflow, efficient heat dissipation, and a power rating of 3W. Featuring lead-free Sn100 nickel/solder-coated terminations, the new couplers are compatible with automatic soldering technologies, including reflow, wave soldering, vapor phase, and manual. Rated for use from -40° to +85°C, the wideband, high-directivity couplers are also 100% tested for electrical parameters and visual characteristics.

AVX
Part Number: Coupler

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