23, 2016 - Northampton, MA - Smiths Microwave Subsystems has announced that its brand, Millitech, has
released an ultra-wide bandwidth E-Band Linear-Circular Polarizer boasting a low axial ratio of <
0.6 dB, low insertion loss of < 0.5 dB, and a typical VSWR of 1.25:1 within the high and low unlicensed
communication bands of 71 – 86 GHz. With over two times the bandwidth of similar products and an industry
leading axial ratio performance, this polarizer enables antenna system designers to achieve dual circular-polarized
E-band systems with exceptional cross-pol discrimination. It measures 1-inch in length and can be easily
integrated with the Millitech product line that leverage the 0.125" circular waveguide. These devices
can also be easily customized for other bands from 18 to 110+ GHz. Standard models in other common bands
are on the horizon.
About Millitech Millitech, Inc. specializes in the design, engineering and manufacturing of millimeter-wave
components, assemblies, subsystems and fully integrated systems for applications in satellite communications,
radiometry, radar and remote sensing. For over 30 years our engineering, manufacturing and sales staffs
have been dedicated to providing the most technically advanced millimeter-wave products and services
available, enabling our customers to translate their ideas and needs into cost-effective solutions.
About Smiths Microwave
Smiths Microwave is a leading provider of components, sub-assemblies, antennas and system solutions,
primarily for defense, aerospace, and telecom applications, that test, filter, protect, and process
high-frequency signals for wireless communication networks. As a family of brands, Kaelus, RadioWaves,
TECOM, TRAK, Transtector, PolyPhaser, LORCH, TRAK Limited, Millitech, EMC Technology, and Florida RF
Labs provide exacting solutions for antenna systems for the military and commercial aerospace, transceivers,
frequency sources, timing systems, component applications and a wide range of innovative RF, Microwave
and surge protection solutions for the wireless telecommunications sector.
Alongside Smiths Connectors and Smiths Power, Smiths Microwave is part of the Smiths Interconnect
division of Smiths Group, www.smiths.com, a global
leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical
devices, communications and engineered components. Smiths Group employs more than 23,500 people in over
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