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Thin Film Directional Coupler

Thin film ceramic directional couplers are a type of directional coupler that uses thin films of ceramic material to split a signal into two outputs, one of which is the main signal and the other of which is a coupled signal. The coupled signal is a fraction of the main signal, and the amount of coupling is determined by the coupling coefficient of the coupler.

Thin film ceramic directional couplers are typically used in RF and microwave applications, such as cellular communication systems, satellite communication systems, and radar systems. They are also used in test and measurement equipment, medical devices, automotive electronics, and aerospace and defense electronics.

Thin film ceramic directional couplers have several advantages over other types of directional couplers, such as lumped element directional couplers and waveguide directional couplers. They are smaller and lighter than other types of directional couplers, and they can be fabricated with very precise coupling coefficients. They are also very durable and can withstand harsh environmental conditions.

Here are some of the applications of thin film ceramic directional couplers:

  • Cellular communication systems: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in cellular communication systems to monitor the power level of the transmitted signal and to provide feedback to the power amplifier.

  • Satellite communication systems: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in satellite communication systems to monitor the power level of the transmitted signal and to provide feedback to the power amplifier. They are also used to split the received signal between the receiver and a spectrum analyzer.

  • Radar systems: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in radar systems to split the transmitted signal between the antenna and the duplexer. They are also used to split the received signal between the receiver and a spectrum analyzer.

  • Test and measurement equipment: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in test and measurement equipment to measure the power level and spectrum of RF and microwave signals.

  • Medical devices: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in medical devices, such as MRI machines and ultrasound machines, to transmit and receive RF and microwave signals.

  • Automotive electronics: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in automotive electronics, such as radar systems and blind spot monitoring systems, to transmit and receive RF and microwave signals.

  • Aerospace and defense electronics: Thin film ceramic directional couplers are used in aerospace and defense electronics, such as radar systems and communication systems, to transmit and receive RF and microwave signals.

Thin film ceramic directional couplers are available in a variety of sizes and configurations, and they can be customized to meet the specific needs of a particular application.

Thin Film Ceramic Directional Couplers

ATR uses leading thin-film ceramic technology to manufacture high-performance couplers,
Frequency coverage DC-60GHZ,
Miniaturization, broadband, high power, high performance, high reliability
Can meet customers’ demanding technical performance requirements,
Used in military, commercial, instrumentation, microwave and millimeter wave wireless communication fields


          Num      Freq.Range   Coupling   Coupling flatness      Directivity(typ.)  I.L  VSWR       Size

(GHz)(typ.)(dB)(dB)(dB)(typ.)(mm)
(dB)
1PCR35/R6-130.35-0.613≤±1.55≤0.51.55.5×7.5×0.39
BMCPR6/1R6-150.6-1.615≤±1.55≤0.61.55. 5×4.0×0.39
BMCP1/2-251-225≤±2.010≤0.41.57.0×5.5×0.39
5PC2/18-252-1824≤±1.510≤0.51.510×3×0.39
2PC3/9-203-920≤±1.515≤0.351.510×3.5×0.39
2PC6/18-206-1821≤±1.58≤0.41.54.7×3.5×0.39
BMCP3/7-303-730≤±2.510≤0.41.55.0×3.2×0.39
BMCP4/20-304-2030≤±3.010≤0.451.54.8×5.0×0.39
1PC10/20-1010-2010≤±1.512≤0.351.53×3×0.39
BMCP8/26-108-2610≤±2.010≤0.51.53×2.5×0.39
1PC10/20-2010-2020≤±1.515≤0.351.53×2.5×0.39
1PC15/35-2015-3520≤±1.515≤0.41.52×2.5×0.39
1PC15/30-1015-3010≤±1.512≤0.351.52×2.5×0.39
1PC15/30-1515-3015≤±1.512≤0.351.52.2×2.5×0.39
1PC20/30-2320-3023≤±13≤0.41.53.5×3×0.26
1PC20/40-2020-4019≤±210≤0.51.53×3.5×0.39
1PC20/40-2520-4022≤±210≤0.51.53×3.5×0.39
1PC25/40-1025-4010≤±1.510≤0.351.51.5×2.0×0.39


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