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Control Components

e2v’s design and manufacturing expertise covers the whole range of control components operating at frequencies up to 94 GHz:

  • Limiters
  • Modulators
  • Attenuators
  • Phase shifters
  • Switches
  • Couplers
  • Splitters/Combiners
  • Detectors
  • Passive X-Band Limiter

These products are available as discrete modules, open carriers or integrated into more complex sub-systems. A selection of currently available modules is listed below:

Operating Frequency (GHz)
Type
Description
Notes
0.1-0.5
DA2015
Digital attenuator
‹0.2db accuracy over 15dB range
X-band
DA2064
5-bit digital phase shifter
full MIL spec operating range
Ku-band
DA2129
PIN switch
›75 dB isolation
0.001-0.2
DA2808
Power splitter (3-way)
‹0.1dB insertion loss variation
8-16
DA2813
Four-way power divider
Rugged construction
0.1-12
DA3009
Passive detector module
Back diode delivers very stable temperature performance
0.1-18
DA3011
Passive detector module
General purpose high sensitivity detector
0.1-18
DA3013
Passive detector module
As DA3011 but with BNC output
16-17
DA3040
Variable output detector module
Adjustment screw allows accurate setup of voltage vs. power
26.5-40
DA3070A
Zero bias detector module
General purpose high sensitivity detector. WIG input

Surface-Mount Limiters

Below are examples of surface-mount limiters available from e2v.

  • FR = Frequency Range
  • IP = Input Power
  • FP = Fault Power
  • OFL = Output Flat Leakage
  • R = Recovery
FR (GHz)
Type
IP (dBm max)
FP (dBm max)
OFL (dBm max)
R (to 1 dB) (ns)
Insertion loss
VSWR
Description
Small Signal (dB max)
Flatness (dBpk-pk max)
2.7 – 3.3
B3LT98161
+26 (CW)
+14
200
1.0
0.3
1.5:1
3 GHz limiter
2.7 – 3.3
B3LT98151
+36 (CW)
+40 (peak) [8]
+27
200
2.0
0.3
1.5:1
Integrated 3 GHz limiter and SPDT switch [9]

[7] Pulsed 1µs, 25% [8] 25% duty, 63 ms max. [9] Isolation 40 dB min.