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Liquid-Crystal Polymer Meets the Challenges of RF Power Packaging

Originally Published MPMN May 2004


Liquid-Crystal Polymer Meets the Challenges of RF Power Packaging

The plastic air-cavity packages are hermetically sealed using a proprietary process

A material used in a proprietary process addresses the challenges of packaging radiofrequency (RF) power products. The material characteristics of the liquid-crystal polymer (LCP) made by Quantum Leap Packaging (Wilmington, MA) provide increased reliability and high performance when compared with previous plastic packages, according to the company... 


Thermistor Provides Ultrafast Response

The probe can be used in a variety of medical applications

A thermistor probe with a time response of 30 milliseconds (in liquids) is suitable for a wide range of instrumentation and medical uses. Examples include catheters, hypodermic needles, and other applications requiring the measurement of small volumes of liquids and gases...


System Measures Coating Performance

The tabletop instrument facilitates friction testing

The performance of lubricious coatings on catheters, guidewires, pacing leads, and other similar medical products can be tested with a new device. The FTS 5000 system from Harland Medical Systems LLC (Eden Prairie, MN) creates, runs, and analyzes friction tests. The system leads the operator through setting up a test protocol, storing the protocol in memory, running the test sample, and analyzing the results... 

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