Machine Design

11.5-GHz Socket

The SS-QFN12D-01 socket for 0.4-mm pitch, 2-mm body QFN ICs operates at bandwidths up to 11.5 GHz with less than 1 dB of insertion loss.

The device works in a small, 2.5-mm footprint for up to 500,000 actuation cycles and dissipates up to 7 W over a temperature range of -40 to 120°C without an additional heat sink. High-endurance spring pins let the socket be used in applications including burn-in, production test, and prototype development. Pins operate with an inductance of 1.1 nH and capacitance to ground of 0.58 pF.

Ironwood Electronics, 11351 Rupp Dr., Suite 400, Burnsville, MN 55337, (800) 404-0204, ironwoodelectronics.com

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