Manufacturing of a Thermoelectrically Cooled K Band Low Noise Amplifier

Specifications of this Thermoelectrically Cooled K Band Low Noise Amplifier

Capabilities Applied/Processes

Engineering Design
Material Procurement
Chemical Conversion Film

Overall Part Dimensions

Length: 8.75″
Width: 7.00″
Height: 6.00″

Tightest Tolerances

± 0.010″

Material Finish

Chemical Conversion Film


Low Noise Temp: 90°K Max
High Gain: 45 dB nominal

  • Operating Temp
  • RF Device Bias Current
  • Pressure and Humidity

Monitor/Control Unit

  • Rack Mountable Enclosure
  • Alarm/Status Signals
  • Ethernet Remote Interface

Frequency Range: 17.75 to 21.25 GHz minimum
Bandwidth: 3500 GHz minimum
Gain (in band): 45 dB nominal ± 1dB
Gain (out of band): equal or less than 45 dB
Gain Slope: 0.1 dB/MHz Maximum
Gain Ripple: ± 0.5 dB peak to peak or better
Gain Stability: ± 0.2 dB/12 hour or better
Gain Tilt: <1.0 dB
Gain Parabolic: ± 0.6 dB
Phase Ripple: < 18 deg peak to peak
Phase Parabolic: < ± 18 deg
Time for Cool Down: 30 to 45 minutes
Prime Power: 120 VAC ± 10% (48 – 62 Hz)
Reliability Factor 50,000 hours or better
Operating Altitude: up to 6,000’
Operating Humidity: up to 95%
Operating Temp: 57°F to 85°F

In process testing/inspection performed

Functionality Testing, Dimensional & Visual Inspection

Industry for Use

Antenna Systems Manufacturers



Delivery/Turnaround Time

180 Days

Delivery Location


Standards Met

Customer Specifications, 2D CAD Drawing
MIL-C-5541 CL 3

Product Name

Thermoelectrically Cooled K Band Low Noise Amplifier