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Liquid-Crystal Polymer Meets the Challenges of RF Power Packaging

Originally Published MPMN May 2004

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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... 
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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...
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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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