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Microwave engineering firm reaches first milestone
in developing new broadband dielectric materials characterization technologies.
Apalachin, NY, April 27th – Microwave engineers at RCL Microwave, Inc. in Apalachin, NY have executed their first successful
test and dielectric measurement of
a thin, flexible 200 micron thick glass material using novel measurement fixtures and methods
capable of broadband dielectric material characterization.
The test was performed and successfully completed using unique broadband measurement fixtures
and the phase difference method, which provides 10,000 data points from 1 MHz to 32 GHz. A
32 GHz broadband test fixture has been combined with the Phase Difference Dielectric Characterization
Method to generate data across the entire frequency spectrum of interest. This eliminates
the need to interpolate dielectric constants based on a small number of data points. These
fixtures also allow the loss tangents of materials to be determined. The Phase Difference
Dielectric Characterization Method combined with 32 GHz broadband measurement fixtures allows
for precise characterization of materials ranging from approximately 100 microns (~0.004”)
to 1,000 microns (~0.030”) in thickness for a wide range of dielectric constants and loss
For more information about the thin, flexible, 200 micron glass please contact us at 1-877-387-6125
or email Ryan@RCLMicrowave.com
A white paper on the Phase Difference Dielectric Test Method is also available at
About RCL Microwave
RCL Microwave, Inc. is a Microwave Engineering firm that specializes in Material Characterization
at radio and microwave frequencies. With an assortment of tools and proprietary techniques
and software to characterize many different materials, RCL Microwave is committed to providing
the most precise and highest quality Material Characterization for your Radio and Microwave
Frequency design process.
We have over 20 years of experience in Microwave Engineering and we have worked
in almost every area of microwave engineering. We have extensive experience in all stages
of microwave design, from requirements engineering, to physical design, to design debug, to
RCL Microwave, Inc.
P.O. Box 320
Posted May 1, 2017