IMF™ Series

The Integrated Microwave Filter or IMF™ Series introduces accelerated tuning speeds packed in a very small, lightweight filter, providing maximum sensetivity and improved system performance for cleansing your ESM environment.  

Designed for the military radar market, specifically Active Electronically Steered Arrays (AESA) Radars and Phased Array Radars but compliment a broad range of applications such as; Commercial, Tactical & Military Communications, RF Front Ends (RFFE’s),  SATCOM-on-the-move (SOTM), along with Electronic Warfare & Radar applications.   

Specifications

Frequency Coverage: 1.5 GHz to 24 GHz
(Multiple Bands)
Input/Output Impedance: 50 Ω
In-band Input/Output VSWR: 1.4:1 typ. 2:1 max
Insertion Loss: 3.4 dB typ. for 10% BW
3 dB Bandwidth: 4% to 10%
Selectivity: Contact Pole/Zero
Ultimate Attenuation: 40 dB typ. @ 2 x 𝑓o
In-band RF Power Handling: +30 dBm for 10% BW (input)
Out of Band RF Input Power: +36 dBm (input)
IIP3: +35 dBm (min) / 40 dBm typ.
Tuning Control: +3.3 V GPIO or SPI <6 GHz
+5V GPIO > 6 GHz
Tuning Speed: 250 ns typ. < 6 GHz, and
25 μs typ. > 6 GHz
DC Power (Static): +5V @ 200 µA or 3.3V @ 750 µA typ.
Operating Temperature Range: -40 to +85 °C
Sizes (L x W x H): 1 to 2.5 GHz: 12 x 12 mm
2.5 to 5 GHz: 10 x 10 mm
5 to 8 GHz: 7 x 7 mm
8 to 24 GHz: 4 x 4 mm