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ZC-Series Millimeter Wave Converters

Key Features:


 

Test Port ZC78 ZC110 ZC118 ZC140 ZC170 ZC220 ZC400 ZC500
Frequency Range [GHz] 53 - 78 75 - 110 78 - 118 90 - 140 110 - 170 140 - 220 170 – 260 220 – 330 260 - 400 325 - 500
Port Type WR3.6 x1.8 (UG387/U flange compatible)

WR2540

(UG387/U flange compatible)

WM2540 (UG387/U flange compatible) WR2032 (UG387/U flange compatible)

WM-1651

WM-1295 WM-1092 WM-864 WM-710 (UG387/UM) WM-570 (UG387/UM)
Output Power [dBm typ.] >+4,  +9 dBm (typ.)

>+12 (n. trc.), typ. +14 dBm

>+6,  +9 dBm (typ.)

90 to 95 GHz >+5, +7 dBm (typ.),

   95 to 135 GHz >+7, +9 dBm (typ.), 

 135 to 140 GHz >+5, +7 dBm (typ.)

>+5 (n. trc.),  +9
140 to 145 GHz > -4 dBm (n.trc.), typ. 0 dBm
145 to 220 GHz > -2 dBm (n.trc.), typ. +2 dBm
>-10.5, -5
220 to 320 GHz > -11 dBm (n.trc.), typ. -8 dBm
320 to 330 GHz > -12 dBm (n.trc.), typ. -9 dBm
>-22,  -15

325 - 440 GHz > -17dBm, typ. -13 dBm

440 - 500 GHz

> -24 dBm, typ. -18 dBm

Output Power Attenuation [dB] 0 to 40 0 to 40 n.A. 0 to 40

0 to 40

0 to 40 0 to 40 0 to 40 0 to 40 0 to 40
Input Power Damage Level [dBm] +20 +20 +20 +20 +20 +20 +20 +20 +10 +10
Stability (Magnitude [dB] / Phase [°] (typ.) ) typ. < 0.2 dB and typ. < 2° typ. < 0.2 dB and typ. < 2° typ. < 0.2 dB and typ. < 2° typ. < 0.15 dB and typ. < 2°

typ. < 0.3 dB and typ. < 4°

typ. < 0.3 dB and typ. < 4°

typ. < 0.4 dB and typ. < 4°

typ. < 0.4 dB and typ. < 6° typ. < 0.5 dB and typ. < 6° typ. < 0.5 dB and typ. < 6°
Source Input (RF IN)    
Frequency Range [GHz] 13.25 to 19.5 12.5 to 18.33 13 to 19.66 15 to 23.33 9.16 to 14.16 11.66 to 18.33 14.16 to 21.66 12.22 to 18.33 14.44 to 22.22 9.02 to 13.88
Port Type 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female
Input Power Range [dBm] -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 -15 to +10 +5 to +10
Local Oscillator Input (LO IN)    
Frequency Range [GHz] 8.83 to 13.00 9.37 to 13.75 13.00 to 19.66 11.21 to 17.46 10.97 to 16.97 11.66 to 18.31 14.16 to 21.66 9.15 to 13.75 13.00 to 20.00 13.53 to 20.982
Port Type 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female 2.92 mm, female
Input Power Range [dBm] +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10 +5 to +10
Measurement Output (MEAS OUT)    
Frequency Range [MHz] 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000
Port Type SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female
Reference Output (REF OUT)    
Frequency Range [MHz] 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000 5 to 2000
Port Type SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female SMA, female
System Characteristics    

Source match 

(without system error correction)

> 19 dB,

> 30 dB

> 17 dB (n.trc.)1

> 19 dB,

> 30 dB

> 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1

Directivity

(without system error correction)

> 23 dB,

> 37 dB

> 21 dB (n.trc.)1

> 23 dB,

> 30 dB

> 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 25 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1 > 20 dB (n.trc.)1
Dynamic Range > 100 dB, typ. 115 dB > 110 dB , typ. 120 dB > 100 dB, typ. 110 dB > 105 dB, typ. 120 > 90 dB, typ. 105 dB > 100 dB, typ. 115 > 100 dB, typ. 110 > 100 dB, typ. 115 > 80 dB, typ. 95 > 85 dB, typ. 110

 

    Dynamic range is defined as the difference between the data trace of the transmission magnitude with maximum test port output power and both
    test ports through-connected on the one hand and the RMS value of the data trace of the transmission magnitude produced by noise and crosstalk  
    with test ports short-circuited on the other. The specification is valid without system error correction and at 10Hz measurement bandwidth. The
    dynamic range can be increased by using a measurement bandwidth of 1Hz.
 
   1 Without consideration of measurement uncertainty.