IMS Exhibiting at European Microwave Week 2023 IMS, in conjunction with our German distributor Tactron, will be exhibiting at European Microwave Week 2023 (EuMW 2023), being held at the Messe Berlin Hub27 in Berlin, Germany September 19th - 21st . EuMW 2023 is the largest RF and microwave trade show in Europe. The exhibition also includes a series of technical seminars and exhibitor workshops. Please drop by at Booth #506B to see the latest that IMS offers in our complete line of innovative thick and thin film passive components. For more information about the Berlin show, visit General Information: eumweek.com.
IMS will be exhibiting at the 2023 International Microwave Symposium Show, being held June 11th - 16th in San Diego, CA. The International Microwave Symposium is the premier industry event where thousands of RF and microwave professionals will gather for networking, education and the exhibition. Please drop by at Booth #1842 to see the latest that IMS offers in our complete line of innovative thick and thin film passive components. For more information about the San Diego show, visit: https://ims-ieee.org
Modelithics® and International Manufacturing Services (IMS) Expanding Collaboration with New 6 Year Plan Tampa, Florida and Portsmouth, Rhode Island (March 14, 2023) – Modelithics and International Manufacturing Services (IMS) have expanded their long term collaboration commitment for an additional six (6) years, which includes development of simulation models for several additional IMS device families, as well as renewing their Sponsoring Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) status. Additional high frequency Modelithics Microwave Global Models™ for multiple IMS resistor and attenuator families are planned under the extended agreement. J.J. Silvia III, IMS Vice President, General Manager, states: "IMS is excited to continue this partnership. Applying bench-test data to scalable models found in their library not only provides valuable performance validation, but also benefits our customer design speed and capabilities. High tech customers design with high tech tools that are supported by Modelithics’ software. Modelithics helps our customers gain access to IMS products and data we know can help solve problems in circuit design easily and with accuracy in pre-prototype development." Modelithics is delighted to continue the great collaboration with IMS and is looking forward to developing the new models for IMS components to expand the Modelithics COMPLETE Library and mmWave & 5G Library. [...]
Join IMS at EDI Con Online 2022! Wes Laquerre, Application Engineering Manager at International Manufacturing Services (IMS), will present the Signal Integrity/Power Integrity Workshop. Title: Assessment of Thick & Thin Film Passive Monolithic SMT Resistor Elements in Handling Low Duty Cycle (LDC) Signal Conditions Date: Wednesday, October 05, 2022 Time: 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time Duration: 30 minutes Register Today A study of risks and factors designers must consider when selecting a resistor component which will be exposed to low duty cycle pulse (LDC) power. Mechanisms and techniques to compare or predict durability of a given selection of thick and thin film components against a projected LDC form is also discussed. In the past 10 years, requests for passive resistor elements have revealed a growing trend in application specific signal requirements. These requirements include: moderate to high power, LDC pulses with fast rise/fall times, pulse widths under 1uS, low average power, and pulse repetition frequencies (PRF) ranging from 1 Khz to 40 Khz. Applications generally associated with these types of signals include Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) drivers used for 3D imaging and object recognition, Low Duty Cycle (LDC) algorithms used for [...]
IMS will be exhibiting at the 2022 International Microwave Symposium Show, being held June 19th-24th in Denver, CO. The International Microwave Symposium is the premier industry event where thousands of RF and microwave professionals will gather for networking, education, and the exhibition. Please drop by at Booth # 6018 to see the latest that IMS offers in our complete line of innovative thick and thin film passive components. For more information about the Denver show, visit: https://ims-ieee.org/ims2022
IMS will be participating in the virtual International Microwave Symposium 2021 show, June 20th-25th. Make sure to check out the IMS virtual booth. The virtual show will be available at: https://ims-ieee.vfairs.com/ International Microwave Symposium (IMS) features all things RF, including communications, aerospace, automotive, IoT and other emerging technologies highlighting the latest developments in MHz-to-THz theory, techniques, devices, systems and applications. The virtual show will feature a full schedule of technical presentations, workshops, MicroApps sessions, RFIC and ARFTG sessions along with the 3MT (Three Minute Thesis), technical lectures and the exhibition.
IMS Presenting at EDI CON Online 2020! IMS is excited to join the global community of RF, microwave, EMC/EMI and high-speed digital design engineers at EDI CON Online 2020 for FREE, real-time networking, product demonstrations, training, and learning opportunities! Join IMS at EDI CON Online for a presentation on: Exploring Power Dissipation Thermal Ratings for Fixed Attenuators Presented by: Wes Laquerre, IMS Application Engineer Date: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Time: 01:30 PM EST Duration: 30 minutes A number of thermal/power design challenges are found when PCB Designers evaluate the use of fixed attenuators. It is helpful to explore and understand relationships of applied power, dissipated power and the factors involved across multiple dB values of attenuators whether fixed in a component network or created using discrete individual resistors on a PCB. Understanding all factors involved with properly rating attenuators offers a useful insight into practical challenges. Further, understanding the best practices on how to self-evaluate applications and apply them to the components required to realize designs becomes even more beneficial to designers. Some factors explored here include termination style, pad and via sizing, operating temperature, component substrate, resistor size, trim style and tolerance as they relate to power/thermal performance. [...]
IMS will be participating in the upcoming EDI CON Online, October 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2020. EDI CON USA brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI, and high-speed digital design engineers and system integrators for networking, product demonstrations, training, and learning opportunities. EDI CON Online brings this information directly to engineers’ desktops and mobile devices. Content is available online, for free, to attendees live and on-demand. We are excited to be sponsoring the Signal Integrity / Power Integrity conference track at EDI Con Online. IMS will be presenting “Exploring Power Integrity and Ratings for Fixed Attenuators” as part of this conference track on October 20th. Please be sure to join us!
IMS was looking forward to exhibiting at the International Microwave Symposium (IMS2020) in Los Angeles, June 21-26 2020. The International Microwave Symposium is the flagship conference of the Microwave Theory & Techniques Society (MTT-S) of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). In light of the IMS 2020 Symposium having been cancelled, we look forward to seeing you at IMS2021, June 6-11, 2021 at Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.
Modelithics® and International Manufacturing Services® (IMS) Release New Models for Attenuators and Resistors Tampa, Florida and Portsmouth, Rhode Island (January 31, 2019) – Modelithics and International Manufacturing Services (IMS) have completed the development of eight new broadband Microwave Global Models™ for IMS attenuator and resistor families. The models were developed through the Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) Program under a 6-year collaboration plan recently established between Modelithics and IMS. New models are now available for the following IMS components: RC3-0402PW, RC4-0302PW and NDX-1020EZW high frequency resistor families, A-0402WA-C/IMS2652 and A-0603-C/IMS2533 high frequency attenuator families, and the VDR-3725SG very high-power attenuator series. The VDR-3725 attenuator model is validated up to 2 GHz, while all other attenuator and resistor models are validated to 40 or 50 GHz. The new models are substrate scalable, pad scalable and part value scalable, with the exception of the 50-ohm single-value NDX-1020EZW resistor model. The models are available for use with multiple EDA tools*, including Keysight ADS, Keysight Genesys, NI AWR Design Environment/Microwave Office™, ANSYS® HFSS™, Sonnet® Suites™ and Cadence® Spectre® RF. (*Model availability may vary by simulator) IMS is a Sponsoring Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) and as part of this program, is sponsoring FREE 90-day trials of [...]