Company extends market reach with flagship product
"This switch offers unparalleled RF performance in bandwidth, insertion loss, and linearity and provides the means for us to address signal integrity issues that are inherently very difficult to solve," said Mr. Yongquan Fan, test engineer at LSI Corporation. "The bit rate of products we build continues to increase -- in some cases, beyond 8 gigabits per second. We look forward to exploring how TeraVicta's DC to 26.5GHz switches can enable us to extend our test system's capabilities and keep pace with the increased frequency requirements of our new products."
The TT1244 delivers ultra low insertion loss and outstanding linearity (IP3) for improved system performance -- all in a standard surface mount micro BGA chip scale package. Applications for the TT1244 switch include automated test equipment (ATE), instrumentation, radar (automotive and military), and communications infrastructure.
"At 26.5 GHz we cover the entire K Band for communications and instrumentation products," added Ray Burgess, TeraVicta's President & CEO. "In addition, we deliver the bandwidth necessary to accurately test the new wave of high speed interconnect protocols such as SRIO, PCI-Express and 10Gb Ethernet that are being incorporated into many new processors, DSP's, FPGA's, and DIMM memory subsystems." The TT1244 extends TeraVicta's portfolio to address a larger part of the $1B small signal switch market while enabling new applications that have not been possible with existing switch technology solutions.
TT1244 Preliminary Specifications: DC to 26.5GHz Linearity: IP3 > 75 dBm Frequency Insertion Loss Isolation DC 0.1 dB 60 dB 12 GHz 0.4 dB 30 dB 18 GHz 0.7 dB 20 dB 26.5 GHz 1.8 dB 20 dB Pricing & Availability TT1244AD-EB - 26.5 GHz SPDT MEMS Switch Evaluation Board -- Price: $995.00 each -- Availability: Available now through TeraVicta and Richardson Electronics. TT1244AD - 26.5 GHz SPDT MEMS Switch -- Price: $92.00 each in sample quantities, $49.75 each in quantities of 1000 -- Availability: Engineering Samples available now through TeraVicta.
About TeraVicta Technologies, Inc.
TeraVicta is the leader in design, manufacture and distribution of high performance MEMS switches. The TeraVicta MEMS switch portfolio is distributed worldwide by Richardson Electronics. For more information on TeraVicta and its products, visit the company's website at: http://www.teravicta.com.
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