As implementation of the 5G network quickly gains momentum, new high-performance devices, systems, and test & measurement equipment are needed to support the ultra-high frequencies and high data rates that technologies like mmWave, Massive MIMO, beamforming and full duplex demand.
ADP7000 Series 10-bit Digitizer utilizes Samtec’s FireFly™ Copper & Optical Micro Flyover System™. Photo courtesy of Guzik Technical Enterprises.
The heart of any 5G-enabled device remains the mmWave Silicon ICs transmitting and receiving data from bits to antenna. 5G system development typically links multiple RF signal chain and digital IC development boards mimicking end applications.
System testing of next-generation 5G systems must validate sub-6 GHz and mmWave radio solutions supporting governmental, industry and carrier standards.
Samtec’s broad product portfolio and high-performance interconnect expertise enable 5G system prototyping and connectivity between test and measurement equipment alike.Product solutions include:
From concept and prototype to development and production, Samtec and partner Evaluation & Development Kits simplify design and reduce time to market for 5G-enabled devices. Kit solutions include:
Full channel signal and power integrity analysis, testing and validation services
R&D, design, development and support of micro optical engines and assemblies
High precision stamping, plating, molding and automated assembly
Advanced IC packaging design, support and manufacturing capabilities
In-house R&D and manufacturing of precision extruded cable and assemblies
RF interconnect design and development expertise, with testing to 70 GHz