Smiths Interconnect’s SpaceNXT™ product portfolio provides customers with a combination of highly reliable technology and lower cost of ownership that enables operators to overcome potential market entry barriers while enjoying the benefits of an established technology partner.
The SpaceNXT™ Ku-Band High Power family of passive waveguide components are part of Smiths Interconnect’s overarching initiative to create a broad range of readily accessible space qualified waveguide Isolators, Circulators, Terminations, transitions, Hybrids and couplers operating in assigned bands from X to V-Band specifically for space applications.
Guaranteed low and stable insertion loss under maximum power:
Circulators: 0.11 dB insertion loss with 20 dB minimum Return Loss over -25˚C to +125˚C
Loads: 20 dB minimum Return Loss over -25˚C to +135˚C
Multipaction and Corona Test Reports available
Proven Circulator design tested to 350 Watts CW Power. Unconditionally linear.
Proven Load design tested to 267 Watts average CW Power
Tested to meet Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) specification to -80 dBi
Low Mass – Aluminum Housing with Chromate Finish
40 years of Unrivalled Space Heritage
All testing in compliance with generic space qualification flow, incorporating industry standard power and environmental requirements