SMT multiband antenna for mobile and wireless devices

February 16, 2017 // By Jean-Pierre Joosting
Richardson RFPD, Inc., has announced the availability and full design support capabilities for the latest mXTEND™ SMT multiband antenna from Fractus, S.A.

The Fractus mXTEND antenna boosters leverage Virtual Antenna™ technology to reduce design cycle times by replacing time-consuming, high-NRE custom antennas with miniature, standard, off-the-shelf components. Fractus has employed their fractal geometry design capability in the development of this family of products, which offers high efficiency, small size and competitive pricing.

The Fractus mXTEND family of products has been specifically designed to provide multiband performance in wireless/mobile devices, enabling worldwide coverage by allowing operation in the communication standards GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800/DCS, GSM1900/PCS, UMTS, LTE700, LTE800, LTE850, LTE900, LTE1700, LTE1800, LTE1900, LTE2000, LTE2100, LTE2300, LTE2500, LTE2600, LTE3500 and LTE3700.
 
These SMT multiband antennas operate from 698 and 2690 MHz and are available in four space-saving sizes:

  • 5.0- x 5.0- x 5.0-mm, FR01-S4-250;
  • 10.0- x 3.2- x 3.2-mm, FR01-S4-232;
  • 12.0- x 2.4- x 3.0-mm, FR01-S4-224;
  • 24.0- x 12.0- x 2.0-mm, FR01-S4-220.

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