Designer Resources

The following links represent component and IC manufacturers and other companies with whom Modelithics works closely to provide top-quality models for RF/microwave design.

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Aeroflex / Metelics offers a full line of silicon (Si) and gallium arsenide (GaAs), germanium tunnel diodes, HBT amplifiers, resistors, inductors, capacitors, switches, comb generators and integrated devices produced in our Londonderry and Sunnyvale wafer fabrication facilities. Products are available in wafer, chip and packaged form and fit for a variety of commercial, military, and high reliability (hi-rel) communications, electronic warfare (EW) and radar applications. MVP page > >

American Technical Ceramics Corp.

ATC designs, develops, manufactures and markets electronic components, including ceramic multilayer capacitors and custom thin film circuits. The company’s products are utilized in a broad range of commercial and military applications, including wireless infrastructure, fiber optics, medical electronics, semiconductor manufacturing equipment and satellite equipment. Modelithics currently provides Global Models for several families of ATC components. MVP page > >

API Inmet

API Inmet designs and manufactures quality, economically priced, and RoHS compliant attenuators, terminations, adapters, DC blocks, bias tees and other components for commercial, military and lab applications, DC - 65 GHz. Fixed and adjustable gain equalizers operational to 40 GHz are also available for commercial and military applications.

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Avago Technologies provides an extensive range of analog, mixed-signal and optoelectronic components and subsystems to tens of thousands of manufacturers around the world. The company's products serve four end markets: industrial and automotive, wired networking, wireless communications, and computer peripherals. MVP page > >


AVX Corporation is a leading international supplier of electronic passive components and connectors with worldwide manufacturing facilities. AVX offers integrated passive devices including capacitors, resistors, filters, SMT, timing devices and circuit protection devices. The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange NYSE:AVX. MVP page > >

Barry Industries

Barry Industries Inc. is a leading manufacturer of ceramic components including attenuators, resistors, terminations, semiconductor packaging and custom thick film circuits.

Since 1977, leading suppliers of mission-critical communication, military, medical aerospace, fiber-optic and industrial equipment have relied on Barry Industries’ passive components.

We keep large inventories of standard components for rapid delivery. For non-standard devices we offer a start-to-finish component design partnership.

Vertical Integration is the key to our quality and success. Unsurpassed quality standards, precise attention to detail, excellent customer service and in-house control of our manufacturing process are some of the key reasons to choose Barry as your ceramic component supplier.

Barry Industries, Inc. is an ISO9001 certified, ITAR registered company with headquarters and manufacturing operations in Attleboro, Massachusetts. MVP page > >


California Eastern Laboratories is the NEC Corporations exclusive sales and marketing partner for the products manufactured by NEC Compound Semiconductor Devices, Ltd. These products include RF and wireless RFICs and discrete devices, lasers and detectors for fiber optics, optocouplers, and solid state relays. Serving customers throughout North and South America, CEL maintains extensive inventories, sets pricing, and provides engineering and applications support. CEL also operates a Design Center at its Santa Clara headquarters for the development of new ICs and components. The company has sales offices throughout the hemisphere, plus a network of independent distributors. MVP page > >


Founded in 1972, Chilisin is a leading Taiwanese inductor manufacturer. Chilisin’s in-house capabilities include wire wound, multilayer, molding, and thin-film manufacturing. Over the years, Chilisin has grown into a worldwide corporation with factories and sales offices/channels in Taiwan, China, Europe and USA which provides inductor turnkey solutions for EMI, power and RF. With a complete product range and global technical support, Chilisin has become one of the few inductor suppliers capable of providing a complete “one-stop shopping” experience. MVP page > >


Coilcraft makes a wide variety of chip inductors, "spring" air core inductors, wideband RF transformers, and filters. Modelithics provides complete Global Models for several Coilcraft inductors in the CLR Library. Click HERE to obtain Global Models for use with Keysight ADS, Microwave Office, and Keysight GENESYS. MVP page > >

Florida RF Labs/EMC Technology

Florida RF Labs is an internationally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of high quality thin film microwave resistive products, and high reliability RF and microwave coaxial cable assemblies. Our products are used in military, space, commercial, broadcast and medical applications. MVP page > >

Garrett Electronics

Garrett Electronics is a leader in supplying electronic component kits for engineering design and development laboratories. All kits are custom built by Garrett Electronics at our facility in Santa Maria, California. We use only quality passive and discrete semiconductor components from our inventory of authorized manufacturers’ products. Garrett’s engineering design kits are available for a variety of components such as resistive products, capacitors, inductive products, circuit protection devices and semiconductors. Packaging options include individual boxes or bags stored in notebooks, storage cases, cabinets with drawers, and production ready reels in bins. For more information visit Garrett's website or call 1-800-767-0081.


Gowanda Electronics designs and manufactures application-specific and standard inductors for RF and Power applications in the OEM marketplace. Gowanda's technical expertise, custom capabilities, lead and lead-free (RoHS) designs, and industry certifications have established Gowanda as a leading supplier of high-performance magnetic and non-magnetic components in Medical & Diagnostic Equipment, Military/Aerospace, Test & Measurement, Monitoring Systems, Communications. MVP page > >

Indium Corporation of America

Indium Corporation is a premiere materials supplier to the global electronics, semiconductor, solar, thin film and thermal management markets. Products include solders, performs, and fluxes; brazes; sputter targets; indium, gallium, and germanium chemicals and sourcing; and Reactive NanoFoil®. Founded in 1934, Indium has global technical support and factories located in China, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the USA


IPDiA is an independent European High Tech Company dedicated to the manufacture of leading edge Integrated Passive Devices for medical, automotive, communication, industrial and high reliability market such as downhole, defense/aerospace . IPDiA is recognized as the world leader in 3D Silicon Capacitors and its brilliant technology, based on a semiconductor MOS process, has been adopted by world leaders in medical electronics as well as by key players in the semiconductor area and Hi-Rel industry. IPDiA portfolio includes silicon capacitors from pF to tens of µF and is composed of:
  • Low Profile Capacitor < 80 µm thin for decoupling inside critical space application
  • High Temperature Capacitor up to 250°C with very high stability;
  • Ultra Broadband Capacitor up to 60 GHz;
  • High Reliability Medical and Automotive Grade Capacitor;
  • 2D and 2.5D Silicon Interposers with and without passive components for integration in System in Package (SiP) or MultiChip module (MCM);
  • Passive component networks for integration in module or on board.

IPDiA facilities are located in Caen, France and Montreal, Canada. The company operates design centers, sales and marketing offices and a manufacturing facility of 10 000 m2 (110 000 ft2) certified ISO 9001 / 14001, ISO TS16949 for the automotive market as well as ISO 13485 for medical devices. MVP page > >

Johanson Technology

In 1994, Johanson Technology Inc. was formed to address the specific passive needs of the growing wireless market. With a focus on RF, Wireless and Fiber Optic markets, Johanson Technology has quickly become a leader in RF ceramics through the design and manufacture of ceramic products with industry leading performance.

Johanson Technology provides a wide range of RF components including Low Loss Capacitors, RF Inductors, Chip Antennas, Baluns, Low Pass Filters, Band Pass Filters, Couplers and Custom Substrates and LTCC Modules.

Johanson Technology`s modern ISO 9001 certified design and manufacturing facility is located in Camarillo, California. MVP page > >


Headquartered in Simpsonville, South Carolina, KEMET operates 23 production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia and employs 10,420 employees worldwide. Manufacturing facilities are located in Mexico, China, Italy, U.K., Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Indonesia, Germany, Bulgaria and Macedonia. KEMET also owns two specialty electronics companies--FELCO in Chicago, Illinois and Dectron in Farjestaden, Sweden. Sales offices and distribution centers are located around the world.

KEMET is a leading global manufacturer of the world's most complete line of surface mount and through-hole capacitor technologies across tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, and paper dielectrics. KEMET’s customer base includes most of the world’s major electronics original equipment manufacturers, manufacturing services companies, and electronics distributors. Production is measured at over 30 billion pieces per year.

High reliability versions of KEMET capacitors have shared in every important defense and aerospace effort of the past 60 years, from the first Telstar satellite and Apollo 11 to the Patriot Missile, International Space Station and Mars Pathfinder. MVP page > >


Knowles, incorporating the Dielectric Laboratories (DLI) & Syfer brands, are a global supplier of proprietary ceramic based microwave and millimetre wave components for the wireless communications, military, medical, semiconductor, aerospace, and transportation markets and are world leaders in High Frequency, High-Q Multilayer Capacitors.

Knowles DLI are leaders in High Frequency, High Q Single Layer Capacitors and have a significant and growing presence in the thin film products and services arena, serving many commercial and military customers with their unique and patent protected products utilising custom and proprietary ceramic materials.

Knowles Syfer is a premier global source for application specific multilayer ceramic capacitors and EMI suppression filters. Their comprehensive product range includes many application-specific capacitors and EMI/RFI filters, including FlexiCap™, ProtectiCap™ and the StackiCap™ ranges, as well as standard voltages and capacitance values. MVP page > >


KOA Corporation strives to be a world leader in the technology and operational systems of manufacturing. We design and/or modify most of our production equipment to maximize work flow, speed and accuracy. Our manufacturing programs meet the highest international standards for finished component quality with defect levels measured in parts per billion MVP page > >


Since 1988 MDT has served the microwave industry as a leading supplier of microwave semiconductor devices and microwave sensors. MDT’s semiconductor devices include PIN diodes, Schottky diodes, Varactor diodes, IMPATT diodes and Gunn devices. MDT has expertise in GaAs and silicon technology. Throughout our existence we have developed numerous products for military and industrial applications that have created solutions for our world wide customer base. For more information visit MDT’s website,, or contact us at 978 692-7800. MVP page > >


Mini-Circuits is the world’s largest manufacturer of mixers, and offers a diversified product line providing signal processing solutions for communications, wireless and cellular, medical, test instrumentation, satellite links, receivers, PC assemblies, computers, digital and analog acquisition, military, UHF/VHF transmitters, telephony, cable/TV broadcasting, aircraft and aerospace, and radar. MVP page > >


MOSIS is an integrated circuit fabrication service where you can purchase prototype and small-volume production quantities of integrated circuits and related products. MOSIS lowers the cost of fabrication by combining designs from many customers onto multi-project wafers, thereby significantly decreasing the cost of each design.


From core electronics for mobile phones, computers, and audio-visual equipment to new applications for automotive electronics, environment/energy and healthcare: In an even broader range of fields, Murata is creating new value as an "Innovator in Electronics®", Opening up a bright future. MVP page > >


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Passive Plus

With over 30 years in the Rf/Microwave industry, Passive Plus manufactures high quality, high power passive components using state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques. Specializing in Magnetic & Non-Mag HI-Q capacitors and Power Resistive product lines, Passive Plus supplies reliable quality components to the aerospace, telecommunications, medical semiconductor, and military industries. MVP page > >


Piconics is a world-class supplier of high-quality microelectronic coil inductors for a wide variety of applications in the space, military, telecom, test & measurement and medical electronics industries. Piconics specializes in miniature MIL-Spec grade inductors along with tight tolerance, fine awg windings such as the Broad-band Conical and Microwave Air Coil Inductors. Piconics keeps the innovative spirit alive by continuing to work with industry leaders in microelectronics to provide inductor solutions to the most challenging problems. The Engineering team at Piconics continues the philosophy of promoting and innovating high-quality microelectronic inductors for the industries most cutting edge applications. Piconics is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company with all manufacturing taking place in Tyngsboro, MA USA. MVP page > >

Presidio Components

Presidio Components, Inc. established in 1980 is the leader in high quality ceramic capacitor products, because of our uncompromising dedication to the highest standards of manufacturing, quality control and service. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing technology utilizes the latest designs in machine automation and clean room environment. All manufacturing takes place in our modern 25,000 square-foot facility in San Diego, California. This extensive manufacturing capability, combined with broad experience in ceramic materials, insures the highest quality products for your application. MVP page > >


TriQuint Semiconductor is the leader in high-performance RF components for wireless communication. TriQuint's components enable quicker design turns, higher performance, lower part count and lower overall solution cost. Partner with the GaAs, SAW, BAW, and GaN technology experts. MVP page > >

RJR Polymers, Inc.

RJR Polymers, Inc. is an integrated manufacturer of electronic packaging for the RF/Wireless, telecom, medical, automotive, optical and vision industries. RJR offers eutectic die attachable injection molded LCP packages, pre-applied epoxy lids and sealing equipment. We offer our customers a turnkey solution, providing all necessary package components: epoxies, base, package and lid, and lidding equipment. RJR specializes in SOIC, QFN, LDMOS, MEMS, sensors, custom packaging, flip chip lids, desiccants, epoxies and hi-end sealing equipment. MVP page > >

State of the Art

State of the Art, Inc. (SOTA) offers the industry’s most comprehensive line of high reliability chip resistors and has earned a worldwide reputation as a leader in thick and thin film technologies. In the high frequency market, SOTA offers termination resistors, attenuators (T, Pi, and Coplanar), and high performance resistors on fused silica, alumina, and aluminum nitride. Modelithics currently provides models for some of our high frequency components. For a catalog of SOTA components, visit or call 1-800-458-3401. MVP page > >

Taiyo Yuden

With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAIYO YUDEN Co. Ltd. is the world's third-largest manufacturer of ceramic capacitors and an innovation leader. Its range of passive electronic components also includes inductors, filters, antenna and varistors. In addition, TAIYO YUDEN manufactures Bluetooth modules, power electronics modules and recordable optical media (CD-R, DVD-R) and is the leader with approximately 50 percent of the worldwide market in high-frequency multilayer chip inductors used in cell phones. In fiscal 2005 (April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006), TAIYO YUDEN recorded sales of approximately JPY 187 billion (about $ 1.7 billion / EUR 1.3 billion as of March 31, 2006), 55 percent of which was accounted for by passive electronic components. At the end of the business year, the company employed about 19,000 people worldwide. For further information, visit: MVP page > >


TDK Corporation is a leading global electronics company based in Japan. It was established in 1935 to commercialize ferrite, a key material in electronics and magnetics. TDK`s current product line includes ferrite materials, electronic components and ICs, wireless computer networking products, magnetic heads for HDD, digital recording hardware and advanced digital recording media. MVP page > >


Temex-ceramics is a leading worldwide Company recognized for the development, manufacturing, sale of a wide range of RF and Microwave passive components designed for applications in most leading professional markets: Radiocommunication, Medical, Industrial, Military and Space industries, for which performance, reliability and cost are essential requirements. MVP page > >

Virginia Diodes, Inc.

Virginia Diodes Inc. (VDI) designs, manufactures and sells millimeter wave and terahertz devices, components, and systems.

Our Mission
To make the terahertz region of the electromagnetic spectrum as useful for scientific, military and commercial applications as the microwave and infrared bands are today.

Our Products
VDI manufactures state-of-the-art test and measurement equipment for mm-wave and THz applications. These products include Vector Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer and Signal Generator Extension Modules that extend the capability of high performance microwave measurement tools to higher frequencies. VDI's component products include detectors, mixers, frequency multipliers and custom systems for reliable operation at frequencies between 50 GHz and 2 THz. All VDI components include in-house fabricated GaAs Schottky diodes and microelectronic filter structures.

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Vishay, a Fortune 1,000 Company listed on the NYSE, is one of the world`s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors diodes, rectifiers, transistors, optoelectronics, and selected ICs and passive electronic components resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transducers. The Company`s components can be found in products manufactured in a very broad range of industries worldwide. Vishay is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and has plants in 17 countries employing over 25,000 people. MVP page > >

Würth Elektronik

Würth Elektronik is one of Europe's biggest manufacturer of electronic & electromechanical components. More than 250 sales representatives worldwide make up a direct sales network that is unique in this industry: Local Design in support, all catalogue products in stock and samples free of charge is the promise to our customers. Würth Elektronik operates production plants in Germany, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, the U.S., Mexico, Taiwan and China. MVP page > >