mmWave applications are all the rage. Why? Simply put, the 5G tidal wave is coming. Also, ADAS systems use 24 GHz for SRR applications and 77 GHz for LRR applications. Obviously, the world needs mmWave tech!
Traditional mmWave technology spans the 30 – 300 GHz frequency range. Samtec defines mmWave technology as 18 – 110 GHz across our Precision RF portfolio of full cable assemblies, cable connectors, and board-level interconnects.
High frequencies challenge designers like never before. Optimizing the RF signal path and increasing spectral efficiency through advanced phased-array processing are common practice. Increased system bandwidth combines multiple simultaneous beams and low latency with decreasing size, weight, power and cost.
What’s an RF engineer to do?
New Solutions to New Challenges
Thankfully, Otava, Avnet and Samtec are ready to help.
In partnership with Microwave Journal, Otava, Avnet and Samtec are sponsoring a webinar entitled Optimizing RF Signal Paths in mmWave Applications. This takes place Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM PST / 11:00 AM EST
In this webinar, Otava’s Steve Fireman, Avnet’s Luc Langlois and yours truly will discuss bleeding edge beamformer technology. Otava recently released new wideband beamformer IC technology and an accompanying evaluation platform.
As with any RF signal path, interconnect solutions can make or break the design. Precision RF interconnect solution and best design practices will also be covered.
What the result? Easy-to-use development tools that shorten development cycles. That should make RF engineers happy!
Samtec Precision RF Solutions
The Samtec Precision RF portfolio includes full cable assemblies, cable connectors and PCB connectors operating from 18 GHz to 110 GHz. We back that up with industry-leading system-level SI expertise and online RF design tools.
During the webinar, featured products include:
- 3.50 mm Precision RF Interconnect
- 2.92 mm Precision RF Interconnect
- 2.40 mm Precision RF Interconnect
- 1.85 mm Precision RF Interconnect
- SMPM Precision RF Interconnect
For more information, please visit the webinar registration site.