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balun

(ˈbælən)
n
(Electronics) electronics a device for coupling two electrical circuit elements, such as an aerial and its feeder cable, where one is balanced and the other is unbalanced
[C20: shortened from bal(anced to) un(balanced transformer)]
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d] different to the traditionally used 90 degrees, it is possible to design baluns with broader bandwidths.
The product range comprises diplexers, filters, baluns, RF couplers, triplexers, and impedance-matching devices.
The restrictions of these baluns were narrow bandwidth operation, and the chip sizes were large in low frequency design.
They are compatible with WLAN chipsets and offers optional functions such as integrated baluns and directional couplers for RF power monitoring.
This coupler, like the wideband transformers and baluns wound in the dual aperture configuration, is suitable for automatic insertion on surface mount circuits assembled using reflow or vapor phase soldering.
Key Digital Systems, Inc, the Experts in Digital Video Technology and Solutions, are pleased to announce the KD-BBTX and KD-BBRX HDMI baluns.
To directly and quickly characterizing the differential-mode performance by 2-port network analyzer (NWA), baluns are essential components in the measurement procedure [21].
5D PEEC engine for the simulation and design of multilayer components like LTCC baluns now supports automatic layouts optimization for user-defined electrical specs.
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX9981, an active SiGe mixer that includes an LO switch and splitter, two LO buffers, and on-chip baluns in a dual package.
The feeding network consists of four broadband baluns and an impedance matching circuit.
These MMIC Quad-MOSFET mixers include integral RF and LO baluns within a 3 x 3 mm, six-pin, DFN, surface-mount package.
Designing for these applications requires high linearity and low noise and has always been a challenge as existing mixer solutions often require external components, such as baluns and matching components that add complexity to the design.