IEC 60153-1:2016 

Hollow metallic waveguides - Part 1: General requirements and measuring methods


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IEC 60153-1:2016 specifies straight hollow metallic tubing for use as waveguides in electronic equipment. It covers:
a) the details necessary to ensure compatibility and, as far as essential, interchangeability;
b) test methods;
c) uniform requirements for the electrical and mechanical properties.
It should be noted that no recommendations are made for the materials to be used for waveguides. The choice of material is agreed between customer and manufacturer. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
a) expand the operation frequency range;
b) revise the equation of attenuation.

This publication is to be read in conjunction with IEC 60154 series .

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Additional information

Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2016-05-18
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 46/SC 46F - RF and microwave passive componentsrss
ICS33.120.10 - Coaxial cables. Waveguides
Stability date  2022
File size1136 KB

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