KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors

KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors

Bishop and Associates, Date of Publication: Jun 2, 2016, 248 Pages
US$3,950.00
BA-P78016

KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors

  • How did the RF/µW/mmWave connector market perform in 2015? How is it anticipated to perform in 2016 and beyond?
  • In what ways has the need to validate sales information with test results effected the way users select higher frequency connectors, adapters, and accessories?
  • How does the increase in frequency influence design, production tolerances, test equipment and cost?
  • What markets and geographical regions present the greatest potential for growth in RF/µW/mmWave connectors and why?
  • Which specific RF/µW/mmWave connector families and product types are projected to show the highest growth and how are connector manufacturers addressing this potential increase or decrease in demand?

This research report recaps applicable RF connector technology, applications, trends, and marketplace information. RF connector sales for the years 2014, 2015, 2016F and 2021F are provided by RF connector family, RF connector type and region of the world.

Major changes currently are underway for coaxial connectors and applications. Understand and prepare your company and customers for these changes, order your copy of KHz to THz: RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter 1 - Analysis of the World Electronic Connector Market

  • Introduction
  • Report Organization
  • Executive Summary
  • World Regional Sales
  • Growth by Markets and Products
  • 2014, 2015, 2016F and 2021F RF Connector Sales by Region with Percent Change and Five-Year CAGR
  • 2016F and 2021F RF Connector Sales by Region
  • 2016F and 2021F RF Product Family Sales by Region with Five-Year CAGR
  • 2016F and 2021F RF Connector, Microwave (µW) and Millimeter Wave Connector Sales by Region with Five-Year CAGR
  • Product Shifts
  • Most Popular Types
  • Concerns

Chapter 2 – Connectors and Historical Development

  • Why So Many Different Connectors
  • Connector Terminology
  • Connector Series
  • Connector Sex
  • Plug and Receptacle
  • Historical Background, Connectors and Cable
  • Technical Foundation
  • First Coaxial Connectors
  • Early Connectors for Test Equipment
  • Special Study: Omni Spectra, for OSM and SMA
  • Microwave Connectors Evolve Prompted by Test Equipment
  • Standardization
  • Initial Agencies
  • Defense Supply Center (DSCC) and Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)
  • International
  • Military Specifications
  • IEEE Specification P-287

Chapter 3 – Microwave and Millimeter Wave Markets

  • Mixed End-Use Affects Data
  • Telecommunications, Communications Expand Connector Usage
  • Automotive/Transport Vehicles
  • Vehicle Wi-Fi
  • FAKRA Connectors Dominate for Many Applications
  • Motorola Antenna Plug
  • Higher Frequency Connectors
  • Non-Vehicle (Automotive) Applications
  • Space Applications
  • Supply Chain Considerations

Chapter 4 – Connector Technology

  • Characteristic Impedance
  • Why 50 Ohms?
  • What about 75 Ohm Cables?
  • 50 Ohm versus 75 Ohm Connectors
  • What Else?
  • RF versus Microwave versus Millimeter Wave
  • Terminology and Concepts Used with Connectors
  • Background
  • Interconnect Performance
  • Frequency Bands
  • Varying Charts and Tables
  • Terahertz (Submillimeter Wave) Frequencies
  • Panel & Equipment Mounted Connectors
  • General
  • Thread-in Connectors
  • Extended Rear-Pin Versus Field Replaceable Connectors
  • Concepts
  • Problems
  • Field Replaceable Designs Offer Solutions
  • RF/Microwave Connector Design
  • Contact Retention
  • Intermateability
  • Specials
  • Variations of Catalog Connectors
  • RF/Microwave Switch Connecors

Chapter 5 – Application Groups

  • End Launch Connectors
  • Provide Transition from Cable to Test Boards
  • Introduction
  • Connector Concepts
  • Blind-Mate Coaxial Connectors
  • Concepts
  • Rack-and-Panel (Module to Module) Blind-mates
  • Single Line Blind-mate Connectors
  • OSP/BMA Were First
  • Environmentally Sealed Blind-mates
  • Board-to-Board Blind-mate Concepts
  • Commercial Versions are Not Standardized
  • Mil-Aero Board-to-Board Blind-mates
  • Multi-port Connectors
  • Concept
  • Commercial Multi-port Connectors
  • Mil-Aero Multi-port Connectors
  • Economics and Trends
  • Low PIM Connectors
  • Concepts
  • Connector Design
  • Low PIM Cables

Chapter 6 – Connector Families

  • Introduction
  • Connector Comparisons by Frequency
  • Connector Comparisons by Attributes
  • Family Groupings
  • Ultraminiature Connectors
  • U.FL Connectors
  • PCIe M2 (MHF4)
  • Microminiature Connectors
  • MCX, MMCX
  • QSL Connectors
  • 0.9mm SuperMini
  • Subminiature Connectors
  • QMA and Mini-QMA
  • SMA (OSM)
  • SSMA (OSSM) Connectors
  • SMD
  • SMB, SSMB Connectors
  • SMC, SSMC Connectors
  • FAKRA Connectors
  • Connector Description and Specifications
  • FAKRA Connector Concepts and Features
  • DIN 1.02/2.3 Coax Inserts (Connectors)
  • 1.6/5.6 Connectors
  • Miniature Connectors
  • BNC
  • Mini-BNC and HD BNC
  • MHV and SHV Connectors
  • UHF and Mini-UHF
  • F and G (CATV type) Connectors
  • Medium (Size) Connectors
  • TNC, RP-TNC Connectors
  • N Connectors
  • QN (Quicklock N) Connectors
  • HN Connectors
  • ZMA Connectors
  • SMKey Connectors
  • 4.3-10 Connectors
  • 4.1/9.5 Connectors
  • Large (Size) Connectors
  • 7/16 DIN Connectors
  • LC and LT Connectors
  • C and SC Connectors
  • Precision Connectors
  • Introduction
  • 7 mm (APC-7) Connectors
  • 3.5 mm and 2.92 mm Connectors
  • 2.40 mm and 1.85 mm Connectors
  • 1 mm Connectors
  • 0.8 mm Connectors
  • Blind-Mate Connectors
  • BMA (OSP), BMMA (OSSM)
  • BZ, BMZ Connectors
  • BZ Connectors
  • BMZ Connectors
  • SMP (GPO) and SMMP (GPPO) Family

Chapter 7 – Supplemental Connectorized Products

  • Accessories – Group 1 – For Connector Interface
  • Dust and Termination Caps
  • Shorting Caps
  • Accessories – Group 2 – For Field Replaceable Connectors and Stand-Alone Use
  • Hermetic Seals
  • Pins, Pin-Tabs and Dielectrics
  • Strain Relief (Sliding) Accessory Contacts
  • Adapters
  • General
  • Electrical and Mechanical Differences
  • Precision Calibration-Grade Adapters
  • Test Port Adapters
  • DC Blocks
  • Attenuators
  • Concept
  • Connectorized Attenuators
  • Precision for Test and Calibration
  • Connector Gages
  • Assembly Tools
  • Introduction
  • Connector Torque Wrenches
  • Installation Tools for Hermetic Seals for Use with Thread-in Connectors
  • Installation Tools for Hermetic Seals for Use with Flanged Connectors

Chapter 8 – RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connector Analysis

  • 2014, 2015, 2016F and 2021F RF Connector Sales by Region with Percent Change and Five-Year CAGR
  • 2016F and 2021F RF Connector Sales by Region
  • 2016F RF Connector Market Share by Region
  • 2021F RF Connector Market Share by Region
  • Family Groupings
  • 2015 and 2016F Connector Sales by RF Product Family with Percent Change
  • 2016F and 2021F Connector Sales by RF Product Family
  • 2016F Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
  • 2021F Connector Market Share by RF Product Family
  • 2016F and 2021F Connector Sales by RF Product Family
  • 2016F and 2021F RF Connector, Microwave (µW) and Millimeter (mmWave) Connector Sales by Region with Five-Year CAGR
  • 2014 and 2015 RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors by Region with Percent Change
  • 2015 and 2016F RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors by Region with Percent Change
  • 2016F and 2021F RF, Microwave, and Millimeter Wave Connectors by Region with Five-Year CAGR

Chapter 9 – Manufacturers Reviews

  • Introduction
  • Companies Included
  • Company Data
  • Amphenol Corporation
  • Anoison Electronics Ltd
  • Anritsu Company
  • Astrolab, Inc
  • Automatic Connector
  • Bel Connectivity
  • Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, Inc
  • Delta Electronics Manufacturing Corporation
  • Dynawave, Inc
  • Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions
  • Frontlynk
  • GigaLane Co., Ltd
  • Hirose Electric Co., Ltd
  • HUBER+SUHNER AG
  • I-PEX Co., Ltd
  • JAE – Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd
  • Orient Microwave Corp.
  • MegaPhase, LLC
  • Micro-Coax
  • Micro-Mode Products Inc
  • Molex Inc
  • Radiall S.A.
  • RF Industries Ltd
  • Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG
  • Samtec, Inc
  • San-tron, Inc
  • Signal Microwave, LLC
  • SOURIAU
  • Southwest Microwave, Inc
  • Spectrum Elektrotechnik GmbH
  • Spinner GmbH
  • TE Connectivity
  • Telegartner Group
  • The Phoenix Company of Chicago
  • W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc
  • Winchester Electronic Corp

Chapter 10 – Generic Connector Care

  • Introduction
  • Connector Do’s and Don’ts
  • Storing Connectors
  • Connector Torque
  • Stuck Connectors
  • Cleaning Connectors
  • Connector Savers
  • Generic Connector Design
  • Characteristic Impedance
  • Maximum Operating Frequency
  • Proper Use of Connectors and Test Equipment
  • Proper Mating of RF/Microwave Connectors
  • Background
  • Mating Procedure
  • Proper Mounting of Flanged Connectors
  • Raised Grounding Ring Requires 360-Degree Grounding

 

Date of Publication:
Jun 2, 2016
File Format:
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Number of Pages:
248 Pages
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