Millitech Antenna Polarizer Enables Exceptional Cross-Polarization Discrimination

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Millitech Antenna Polarizer Enables Exceptional Cross-Polarization Discrimination - RF CafeSeptember 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

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,, 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 50 countries.


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Posted September 28, 2016