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Thermopads® Planar Series

Our TVA planar Thermopads® are microwave absorbtive attenuators which offer flip chip cost effective solution. The series operates DC to 6 GHz. This product is available with various metallization styles and plating options including thick film gold for wire bonding applications, RoHS compliant lead free silver over nickel plating, 60/40 low temperature solder plating or 60/40 solder fused finish for easy reflow processing.

TVA Specification Sheet
TVA-G Specification Sheet
TVA-F Specification Sheet
TVA-S Specification Sheet

Planar TVA Packaging Specifications


Size 3.10mm x 3.68mm [0.122in x 0.145in]
Impedance 50 Ohms
Frequency Range DC to 6 GHz
TCA Tolerance ±0.001 dB/dB/°C
VSWR (Typical) 1.30 @ 1 GHz
Power Rating 2.0 Watts
Operating Temperature -55°C to 150°C
Substrate Alumina
Resistive Material Thick Film
Terminal Material Thick Film, Nickel Barrier with Solder Plate or Lead Free Finish.
Gold and Wire Bondable Options Available.