Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc.
7311-F Grove Road Frederick, MD 21704 USA

Tel: 301-662-5019, Fax: 301-662-1731
ISO 9001:2000 Certified



Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. is very proud to announce that effective December 17, 2003 PMI has become ISO 9001:2000 Certified for the following scope of registration: Research, Development, Custom Design and Manufacture of RF/ Microwave Components, Super Components and Subsystems, in the DC to 40 GHz Frequency Range.  Please click here to see PMI's ISO Certificate.


PMI MODEL NUMBER: DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Option M

PMI Model DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Option M is a High Speed, High Sensitivity, Diode-Detector. No bias is required, it offers excellent temperature stability and a response time of less than 5 nS. It is available in two sizes, Style #1 is: 0.5 X 0.5 X 0.22 inches and Style #2 is: 1.0 X 1.0 X 0.4 inches.


  Frequency Range 2.0 to 18.0 GHz
  Frequency Flatness +/- 1.5 dB, +/- 1.0 dB TYPICAL
  VSWR Input 3.5:1(2-18 GHz) Measured @ -23dBm w/27k Ohm load
  Speed 5 nS
  Video Capacitance 5.6 pF
  Voltage Sensitivity 650 mV / mW, 700 mV / mW TYPICAL
  Tangential Sensitivity -50 dBm @ 2MHz Video Bandwidth
  Maximum RF Input +17 dBm
  Maximum Output Voltage Negative output voltage is Standard
  Size #1: 0.5 X 0.5 X 0.22 // #2: 1.0 X 1.0 X 0.5"


Available Options:

  022 with 25 nS speed
Operating Frequency of 0.5 to 18 GHz
Operating Frequency of 6.0 to 18 GHz
Operating Frequency of 8.0 to 18 GHz
Operating Frequency of 0.5 to 2.0 GHz
Operating Frequency of 0.2 to 2.0 GHz
Male Input Connector
Female Input Connector



Environmental Ratings:


Our standard environmental ratings are as follows, for specific requirements please contact us...
 Temperature:  -55 C to +85 C Operating
 -65 C to +125 C Non-Operating
 Humidity:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 103B Cond. B
 Shock:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 213B Cond. B
 Vibration:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 204D Cond. B
 Altitude:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 105C Cond. B
 Temperature Cycle:  MIL-STD-202F, Method 107D Cond. A



Outline Drawing:

Click here to see an outline drawing of DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Option M


Test Report:

Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Option M


Test Data (10/30/04):

Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Options 618, F


Test Data (04/01/05):

Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-2-N Options F, M


Test Data (07/25/06):

Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-1-N-M Option 0518


Test Data (09/05/06):

Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-1-P Option F


Test Data (May, 2007):
Test Data on DD-20-218-5PF-1-N Option M