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API Technologies

SAW TECHNOLOGY


With over 40 years of design and development expertise in Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) products, API Technologies provides cutting-edge SAW filters, oscillators and delay line solutions for today’s military, space and commercial markets.

Utilizing in-house, state-of-the-art SAW wafer fab technology and our own SAW design simulation software, our engineers are able to leverage this expertise and provide high performance SAW solutions that feature minimal group delay variation and low insertion loss. Additionally, API has the ability to manufacture SAW products on a certified MIL-PRF-38534 Class H & K line with Class 100 clean rooms and the capability to certify, screen and test to the most rigorous of industry standards.

Learn more about our SAW technology and high performance SAW products:

Low Phase Noise SAW Oscillator

API designs and manufactures SAW Oscillators with exceptional phase noise performance.

SAW Wafer Fab

API boasts an in-house state-of-the-art
SAW wafer fab.

SAW Filter

API delivers high performance, semi-standard
SAW Filters for your application.

SAW PLO

Phase Locked SAW Oscillator optimized for
phase noise and vibration sensitivity.

Electrical Testing on all SAW Oscillators

We perform rigorous electrical testing is on all
SAW Oscillators pre and post-seal.

Hermetically Sealed SAW Filter

API utilizes a reliable hermetic
seam seal on all SAW Filters.

Build to Print SAW Oscillator MIL-PRF-38534 Class H

SAW Oscillator Build-to-Print,
MIL-PRF-38534 Class H Assembly.

FEATURES
Rigorous Testing

Core Competencies

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  • In-house, state-of-the-art SAW wafer fab facilitates accelerated prototype development.
  • Over 40 years of design and development experience in SAW products.
  • Rigorous electrical testing at pre-seal and post-seal for critical parameters both at room and over temperature.
  • Hermetic seam sealing also maintains environmental integrity to pass the rigors of MIL-STD-883 Method 1014 Conditions A & C for both gross and fine leak detection
  • Certified to ISO 9001:2001 and AS9100-B
  • ANSI/Z540-1-1994 compliant calibration
PRODUCT SOLUTIONS
Exceptional Phase Noise Performance

SAW Filters

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  • Ultra-flat group delay to eliminate linear distortion which is a leading cause of interference to digitally modulated signals
  • 20 – 2600 MHz
  • Insertion Loss as Low as 1.2 dB
  • Proprietary design technologies provide superior group delay performance as low as 8 ns part to part
  • Standard narrowband and GPS solutions are also available
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Rich in Standard Features

SAW Oscillators

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Rich in Standard Features

SAW Delay Lines

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  • 36 - 2000 MHz
  • .1 µsec - 10 µsec delay
  • 10 dB insertion loss, increases with delay and bandwidth
  • Fractional bandwidths between 5 & 55%
  • Ceramic leadless chip carrier packaging, which provide small size and weight, and platform packages, which are suited for harsh applications
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SAW TECHNOLOGY EXTRAS