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180 Degree, 3-4 Port Hybrid Couplers

180 Degree, 3-4 Port Hybrid Couplers

MCLI’s 180 Degree, 3-4 Port Lumped Element Hybrid Couplers cover the 2-2000 MHz frequency range. They feature low insertion loss, low VSWR, high temperature stability, excellent amplitude balance and phase tracking, and a compact size.

Directional/Multi-Octave Coupler: DCS2085

TRM Microwave’s DCS2085 is a directional/multi-octave coupler that covers the 2 to 18 GHz frequency range. It has a 1 dB maximum insertion loss, 50 watt power incident and power reflected average, a peak power of 3 kW, and 15 dB minimum directivity. For additional specifications, download the datasheet.

Wireless Ultra-Broadband/Test and Measurement Directional Coupler

Wireless Ultra-Broadband/Test and Measurement Directional Coupler

This directional coupler covers the 0.5 to 8.0 GHz frequency range and features a stripline design for low insertion loss, tight coupling, and high directivity. It has 6 dB (±1.1 dB) of nominal coupling (with respect to output) and frequency sensitivity of ±0.6 dB.

90 Degree Stripline Hybrid Couplers

90 Degree Stripline Hybrid Couplers

MCLI’s 90 Degree Stripline Hybrid Couplers are four-port directional couplers designed for a 3 dB power split. They’re RF shielded and feature high isolation, a miniature size, low VSWR, low loss, and temperature stability.

Ultra-Broadband Directional Couplers: 101040020/K

Ultra-Broadband Directional Couplers: 101040020/K

These directional couplers feature excellent coupling over the 1-40 GHz frequency range and are ideal for signal monitoring/measurement, antenna beam forming, cable distributed systems, military and EMC testing, and other electronic warfare (EW) systems and commercial wireless applications.

Directional Couplers: 698-2700 Series

Directional Couplers: 698-2700 Series

This series of directional couplers covers the 698-2700 MHz frequency range. Four different models are available with varying frequencies, coupling, insertion loss, and more.

90 Degree, Lumped Element Hybrid Couplers

90 Degree, Lumped Element Hybrid Couplers

MCLI Hybrid couplers are four-port directional couplers designed for a 3 dB power split. These 90 degree, 10 bandwidth, lumped element hybrid couplers feature low insertion loss, low VSWR, uniform phase tracking, and a -55oC to +85oC operating temperature. Several different models are available in this line, and span frequency coverage from 10.7 MHz to 1500 MHz.

180 Degree SMA Hybrid Couplers

180 Degree SMA Hybrid Couplers

Hybrid couplers can be used to split signals from tower top amplifiers to BTS receivers, in signal sampler applications to monitor system performance, to inject a signal into a system without interrupting its service, in the creation of reflecting phase shifters, and more.

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Couplers

In electrical circuits there are three basic types of coupling for electricity. There is the restive coupling, the hard wire coupling as well as the natural conductor coupling. These couplings have different advantages and different uses in electricity and electromagnetic uses. Specific to electromagnetic coupling in the induction field, is the electro dynamic coupler, the electrostatic coupler and wave coupling. Couplings used in electromagnetic situations differ with the type of electromagnetic environment. If it’s radiation, then radio couplings are used as well as microwave couplings.

The use of couplings in electrical circuits is something that has been stable for a very long time. They are used to connect to functional circuits for the purpose of tying their energy together or to form a bridge in an effort to share the energy source. The noun comes from the railway industry where two carriages are said to be coupled by a coupling so that they may share the engine pull. In this case the transfer of energy is in series where the engine pulls the first car; the first car is coupled to the second car and is pulled by the first and so on down the line until it gets to the brake van. Coupling is the simple concept of sharing energy, just like in the train example.

In the use of electromagnetic couplers, they are more than likely to be shielded so that no magnetic force is leaked and that it is made from conductive elements inside and resistive materials on the outside in addition to their shielding. Coupling technology has been advancing over the last decade where couplings have been brought successfully into the optical industry for fiber optic coupling as well as the nanotechnology industry for particle coupling.