Said to offer price and performance advantages bare-die alternatives, the AM028S1-A2 broadband millimeter-wave mixer uses the company's patent-pending Alpha-2 package technology. The device features a 26 to 33 GHz bandwidth, a 6-dB conversion loss, 6-GHz IF bandwidth, and a surface-mount package. A fundamental-LO mixer, targeted applications include use as the function translation function in a receiver. Price is $23 each/1,000. ALPHA INDUSTRIES, INC., Haverhill, MA. (978) 247-7700.