Challenges RF Cables Face in the Space Market
Today’s RF cable assembly manufacturers are developing high-reliability integrated assemblies and harnesses to suit a variety of space applications and missions. Designing and manufacturing RF cable assemblies and harnesses involves a number of challenges.
Learn from our industry experts Product Market Director, Michael Carlson and Product Line Manager, Andrew Breslin as they share RF cable assembly challenges focused on radiation harden materials, cable routing, cable modularity, shielding effectiveness and lowering cost of ownership.
By watching this webinar, you can expect to come away understanding the benefits of semi-rigid cables in space applications including:
- Seamless outer conductors for radiation resistance and shielding effectiveness
- Phase stable materials and phase matched cable assemblies
- Outer conductor material choices to alleviate pain points related to installation and cable routing
Global Product Market Director, Space and Defense
Michael is responsible for interpreting all key market trends, developing strategies and providing direction into product line development, product and technology roadmap creation and penetration into key and target accounts. Michael earned a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Cal Poly University and a MBA from Chapman University. He has over 30 years of industry experience in interconnect and system level technology including product design, product management, global sales and market segment management.
Product Line Manager, Data Interconnects
Andy is responsible for developing product line strategy, leading go to market activity for the data products, and P&L responsibilities for the product line. Andy has been with Smiths Interconnect for 8 years.