High Isolation PIN Diode RF Switches
New High Isolation PIN Diode RF Switches Up to 12 GHz with Isolation as High as 90 dB
When signal integrity and performance are critical components of system functionality, the higher the isolation figure, the better the overall performance will be. The new high isolation PIN diode switches from Pasternack feature very high port-to-port isolation of greater than 90 dB at 1-2 GHz, 80 dB at 2-4 GHz and 75 dB at 6-12 GHz. Insertion loss of the high isolation RF PIN diode switches from Pasternack varies between 1.0 dB and 2.5 dB depending upon the frequency and switching speed performance ranges from 35 and 75 nanoseconds. These new high isolation RF switches are designed with complementary-metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) transistor–transistor logic (TTL) drivers.
High isolation PIN diode RF switches recently introduced are fully matched internally for 50 Ohm input and output, which eliminates the customers need for any additional sensitive RF tuning components. Pasternack’s new PIN diode switches are high reliability (high rel) microwave components housed in SMA connector-ized casings that are built to withstand a wide operating temperature range of -54 to +85 degrees C, making them ideal for use in many common defense and commercial applications. These particular high rel PIN diode RF switches from Pasternack are constructed to meet typical military specifications in areas such as vibration, shock, temperature and humidity.