Crystek has extended the frequency range of its high-performance RF coaxial cable assemblies to 50 GHz. The CC2450-MM-150 series 50 GHz low-loss RF cable assemblies feature corrosion-resistant 2.4 mm 303 stainless steel connectors and three levels of shielding for low attenuation (loss) over distance (1.44 dB/ft. at 50 GHz). Additional features include an outer diameter of 0.122" (3.10 mm) and a minimum bend radius of 0.40 in. Each cable is constructed with a silver-plated copper wire center conductor, flat silver-plated copper strip inner shield, aluminum polyimide foil middle shield and silver-plated copper braid outer shield, with an ePTFE (expanded polytetrafluoroethylene) dielectric. The stainless steel SST connectors feature a gold-plated beryllium copper center pin, with a durability of 500 connections minimum.
The standard lengths are 24", 39.4" and 48", with custom lengths available. Ideally suited for high-frequency interconnects in mission-critical applications and microwave laboratories, these new cable assemblies provide RF shielding of >90 dB with an operating temperature range of -40° to +85ºC.