MICROWAVE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TRAINING LAB KIT

MICROWAVE INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TRAINING LAB KIT

  • 0.04-4.4 GHz PLL Microwave Signal Generator.
  • 1KHz Frequency Step size and Accuracy.
  • 1 MHz-4.4 GHz RF Power meter with -70dBm sensitivity.
  • Win7/XP PC control, display and analysis in real time.
  • 0.5-4.4 GHz Directional Coupler with 35dB directivity.
  • 0.5-4.4 GHz Slotted Line with 1.1 VSWR.
  • 25 different MIC modules provided.
  • Gold SMA connectors on low loss ceramic substrate.
  • Wide power range +20dBm to -70dBm.
  • High measure speed at all power levels.
  • Measurement in dBm & dB relative.
  • Teflon cables are provided for low loss interconnects.

Technical Specifications:

Start Frequency : 40.000MHz
Stop Frequency : 4400.000MHz
Step Size : 1KHz to 4GHz adjust in 1KHz step
Step Time : 10ms to 1s adjustable
Frequency Control : Virtual Keypad & Rotary Knob
Frequency Jitter : <1ps
Phase Noise : -80dBc/Hz at 10KHz Offset
RF Level : +20 dBm typical
Attenuator : 0-31.5dB adjustable in 0.5dB steps
Output Z : 50 ohms
Connector : Gold plated SMA
Timebase : Internal TCXO/ External for Sync
Frequency range : 1MHz to 4.4 GHz
Power range : -70dBm to 0dBm
Resolution : 0.01 dB
Measurement : dBm, dBr With Digital Display
Relative Offset : +20.0 to -70.0dBm
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Network Analyser
Display : Frequency vs Power level Plot
Function : Automatic Calibration with Display
Normalisation, Marker, PAN, Zoom,Autoscaling
Calibration Data : Stored in EEPROM

 

 

Coaxial Slotted Line

S11: >15dB, S12: <1.5dB
Resolution: 0.05mm/ 0.15degree at 1.5GHz) using vernier
Coupling factor:-20dB
Connector : SMA
Residual VSWR : <1.2
Velocity propagation : 1.818X108m/s
Wavelength/3600 phase : 121mm at 1.5GHz
Total Length : 200mm

 

Directional Coupler

Bandwidth: 1 – 6 GHz
Insertion S 12 : 1.5 + 0.5 dB ,Coupling S13 : 20 + 2dB,Isolation S14: 20 + 2dB,Directivity S23: 15 + 3dB ,Usage: Antenna forward &reverse power & VSWR measurements.
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Unfolded Lange Coupler

Fc : 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Insertion S21 : 3.5 + 1 dB
Coupling S31: 3.5 + 1dB
Isolation S41: 20 + 2dB
Directivity S23: 16 + 2dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Folded Lange Coupler

Fc : 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Insertion S 21 : 2.5 + 1dB
Coupling S31: 4.5 + 1dB
Isolation S41: 20 + 2dB
Directivity S32: 16 + 2dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Branch Line Quadrature Hybrid

Fc : 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Insertion S21 : 5 dB
Isolation S41 : 16dB
Coupling S31: 5 + 1dB
Phase Shift : 900
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Hybrid Ring Rat Race

Fc :3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Insertion S21 : 3 dB
Coupling S31: 3.5 + 1dB
Isolation S41 : 20dB
Phase Shift : 1800
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Fc :3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Insertion S 21 : 1.5 + 0.5 dB
Coupling S31: 14 + 2dB
Isolation S41: 30 + 2dB
Directivity S34: 16 + 2dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Band Stop Open Stub

Type : Open Stub
Order : 3
Fc : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
Insertion Loss S 21 : 2.5dB
Return Loss S11 : 10 dB
Stop Band S21: 20dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

High Pass Short Stub

Type : Short Stub
Order : 3
Fc : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
Insertion Loss S 21 : 3dB
Return Loss S11 : 10 dB
Stop Band S21: 20dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

PIN Diode SPST Switch

Fc = 3.0 + 0.5 GHz
Insertion Loss: 3.5 dB
Return Loss : 15 dB
Isolation : 25dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

PIN Diode Variable Attenuator

Fc = 3.0 + 1 GHz
Insertion Loss : 3 dB
Isolation : 20dB
Return Loss : 10 dB
Attenuation : 0-20dB
Control Voltage : 0.2-9V
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

PIN Diode Switchable Attenuator

Fc : 3.0 + 1 GHz
Insertion Loss : 1.5dB
Isolation : 20dB
Attenuation : 20dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Operating Current : 35mA
Operating Voltage : 12V DC Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

PHEMT Low Noise Amplifier

Device : PHEMT
Fc : 3.0 + 1 GHz
Gain : >15dB
1dB Compression : 10dBm
Noise Figure : 0.5dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking

 

MMIC InGaP HBT Amplifier

Device : InGaP HBT
Fc : 3.0 + 1 GHz
Gain : >15dB
1dB Compression : 10dBm
Noise Figure : 3.5dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Operating Current : 35mA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective Masking Cover : Scratch resistant

Mixer: Double Balanced

 

Freq Lo/RF : 1.6 – 6 GHz
Freq IF : DC-2GHz
Conversion Loss : 8dB
LO Drive Level : +7dBm
LO/RF S : 11 -20 + 2dB
LO/RF S : 11 -15 + 2dB
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Microstrip Circulator

Fc : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
Insertion Loss : <1dB
Isolation : >20dB
Impedance : 50Ohms
S : 11 -15 + 2dB
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Ring resonator

Ring Resonator
Fc : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
S11 : -2 + 1dB
S21 : -20 + 2dB
Q : 100 typical
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Half Wave Resonator

Fc :3.0 + 0.1 GHz
S11 : -2 + 1dB
S21 : -20 + 2dB
Q : 100 typical
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Tapered Line Transformer

 

Fc : 3.0 + 0.5 GHz
Return Loss : 10 dB at 3GHz
VSWR = 3 at DC
Load : 150 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Mis-matched/matched Loads

Fc : 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Return Loss : 20/6/0/0 dB
Load : Quarter wave matched,
VSWR 3, Open & Short Stubs
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Wilkinson Equal Power Divider

 

Fc : 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Isolation : 15 + 2dB
Insertion Loss : 3.5 + 0.5dB
Amplitude Unbalance : 0.5dB
Phase Unbalance : <5 degrees
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Wilkinson Unequal Power Divider

Fc = 3.0 + 0.2 GHz
Isolation = 15 + 2dB
Insertion Loss = 3.5 dB + 0.5dB
Amplitude Unbalance: 3dB
Phase Unbalance : <10 degrees
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Voltage Control Oscillator

Fc : 2.9 + 0.9 GHz
Output Power : +5dBm
Phase Noise : -130dBm @
1MHz
Harmonics : -20dBc
Tuning Voltage : 0.5-20V
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Schottky Diode Detector

Fc = 3.0 + 2 GHz
Return Loss : 10 dB at 3GHz
Dynamic Range: -30dBm to
+20dBm
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with
selective Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Bandpass Filter Tapped Hairpin

Order: 7
Fc: 3.0 + 0.1 Ghz
Bandwidth : 500MHz
Passband S21 : 2.5dB
Return Loss S11 : 15 dB
Stop Band S21: 20dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Low Pass Filter Open Stub

Order: 7
Fc : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
Pass Band S21 : 2dB
Return Loss S11 : 15 dB
Stop Band S21: 30dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Low Pass Stepped Impedance

Type : Stepped Impedance
Order : 7
F c : 3.0 + 0.1 GHz
Pass Band S 21 : 1.5dB
Return Loss S11 : 15 dB
Stop Band S21: 20dB
Impedance : 50 Ohms
Connector : SMA
Substrate : Ceramic
Finish : Gold Plated with selective
Masking
Cover : Scratch resistant

Standard Accessories

50 Ohms Matched Termination
SMA(M) – 4 Nos, Short
termination SMA(M), Teflon based RG316 cables 4 nos SMA(M)-SMA(M), SMA(F)-
SMA(F), Software- RF Unit converter, AppCAD, E-Manual /Installation Video for ease of
Learning

 

 

Scope of Experiments
  • Properties of Directional Coupler: Measurement of coupling factor, Directivity, return loss of a load, main line insertion loss,isolation, VSWR of ports.
  • Measurement of S11, S12, S21, S22 parameters of microstrip components
  • Properties of Branch Line Coupler: Measurement of coupling factor, return loss of a load, main line insertion loss, isolation, VSWR of ports.
  • Properties of Hybrid Ring Rat race Coupler: Measurement of Power division or Decoupling between Sum and
    Diff arms of a rat race coupler, Measurement of Insertion loss S21 & S41, Measurement of Return Loss/ impedance match at ports 1 & 4 – S11, S44, measurement of Isolation between ports 1 & 3 – S13, Measurement of Phase difference in output arms 2&4 as 180Deg.
  • To measure gain, isolation, VSWR of ports of mmic amplifier.
  • To measure Insertion loss, isolation and VSWR of port microwave SPST PIN diode switch.
  • To measure Insertion loss, isolation and VSWR of port microwave SPST PIN diode Modulator. Operation of PIN diode modulator. Study of square wave modulation of PIN modulator.
  • Measurement of power division and isolation characteristic of a microstrip 3 dB power divider.
  • To measure isolation, VSWR of ports of Radial stub.
  • To measure VSWR of ports of 50 ohms microstrip line, Matched load, open stub, Short Stub, mismatch.
  • Low pass filter characteristics insertion loss, pass band, port VSWR
  • Measurement of resonance characteristics of a microstrip ring resonator and determination of dielectric constant of the substrate.
  • Dimensions: 55x45x18 cms

Weight: 5 Kg, Warranty: 1 yr.

Shipping List

No.List Of Items Supplied In Mic Training Lab Mic04Qty.
1Microstrip Couplers : Unfolded Lange Coupler Ulc301
2Microstrip Couplers : Folded Lange Coupler Flc301
3Couplers : Branch Line Quadrature Hybrid Bqh301
4Microstrip Couplers : Hybrid Ring Rat Race Hrr301
5Microstrip Couplers : Coupled Line Directional Ccd301
6Microstrip Filter : Band Stop Open Stub Bfo301
7Microstrip Filter : High Pass Short Stub Hps301
8Microstrip Switch : Pin Diode Spst Switch Pss301
9Modulator : Pin Diode Variable Attenuator Pva301
10Microstrip Pin Diode Switchable Attenuator Psa301
11Amplifier : Phemt Low Noise Amplifier Fet301
12Amplifier : Mmic Ingap Hbt Amplifier Hbt301
13Mixer: Double Balanced Mix401
14Microstrip Circulator Cir301
15Microstrip Resonator : Ring Resonator Rrr301
16Microstrip Half Wave Resonator Hwr301
17Microstrip Tapered Line Transformer Tlt301
18Loads : Mis-Matched/Matched Loads Mmm301
19Microstrip Wilkinson Equal Power Divider Wep301
20Microstrip Wilkinson Unequal Power Divider Wup301
21Microstrip Vco : Voltage Control Oscillator Vco401
22Microstrip Schottky Diode Detector Sdd301
23Microstrip Bandpass Filter Tapped Hairpin Bft301
24Microstrip Low Pass Filter Open Stub Lfo301
25Microstrip Filter : Low Pass Stepped Impedance1
264 Ghz Network Analyser1
27Rg 316 Sma(Plug)- Sma(Plug) Cable4
28Sma(Plug) – Sma(Plug) Adapter2
29Sma(Socket) – Sma(Socket) Adapter2
30Power Supply Lead Dc Plug -Sma(Plug)2
3150 Ohms Termination / Load4
32Slotted Line1
33Short Load1
34Open Load1
35Variable Power Supply1
36Usb Cord1
3720 Db Attenuator2
38Directional Coupler Sma Type1
39E Manual Installation Video1
40Experimental Manual1
41Low Pass Filter ( To Be Used With Vco& Mixer- Appendix 6)1

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