Test probes

PROBE TESTING - Test probes

Our test tips and probes complete the configurations and provide a response adapted to your technical specifications. Ideal for standard applications, low currents and low signals with high noise, power and RF applications.
Passive probe tips
Standard range of probe tips for all pad size including very small or internal lines, lenght 19 to 50 mm, diameter 0.51 or 0.6 mm
• Two series : All Tungsten body or small-tungten-wire (flexible)
• Tip radius down to 1/10 of micron
• Special models are available for non-standard materials, difficult to contact or very-specific-nature...
• The probe tips are mounted on the standard or coaxial probe holders
PTG20
Tungsten probe tip
Tungsten probe tip
General purpose probe tip sharpened at one extremity, the body material (Tungsten) is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- The standard application is probing on pads and/or internal lines
- Material Tungsten, length 38 mm, tip radius from 0.5µm to 100µm
- Nickel-plated option is available for body only (easy soldering), please add the suffix ''N'' to the P/N
PTG4
Probe tip with Tungsten wire
Probe tip with Tungsten wire
The wire-tip combines a rigid body with a thin Tungsten wire of various diameters, the probe tip is then soft enough to avoid damaging the probing pad materials.

- Length of body 51 mm, Tungsten wire 3 to 5 mm
- Body diameter 0.51 mm, wire 5 to 125 microns
- Tip radius 0.1 to 5 microns
- Most popular references : PTG410, PTG422, PTG435, PTG4135
- Download the full list below for more information
PTSE-TG
Gold-Plated Tungsten probe tip
Gold-Plated Tungsten probe tip
Gold-plated Tungsten probe tip sharpened at one extremity with tip radius of 10 µm for contacting applications on pads or lines, the body material is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- The standard application is probing on pads and/or internal lines
- Tip material provide a good answer to probing on soft surface
- Packaged in box of 5 tips
PTSE-TC
Tungsten Carbide probe tip
Tungsten Carbide probe tip
Tungsten carbide probe tip sharpened at one extremity with tip radius of 12 µm for contacting applications on pads or lines, the body material is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- The standard application is probing on pads and/or internal lines
- Tip material provides a good answer to probing on hard surface and for continuous probing
- Packaged in box of 5 tips
PTSE-O
Osmium probe tip
Osmium probe tip
Osmium probe tip sharpened at one extremity with tip radius of 12 µm for contacting applications on pads or lines, the body material is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- The Osmium material is particularly suited for soft surface needing a good contact
- Body diameter 0.63mm, length 19mm
PTSE-P
Palladium probe tip
Palladium probe tip
Palladium probe tip sharpened at one extremity with tip radius of 12 µm for contacting applications on pads or lines, the body material is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- The standard application is probing on pads and/or internal lines
- Tip material provide a good answer to probing at low current or on surface with contacting problems
- Packaged in box of 5 tips
PTSE-BC
Beryllium Copper probe tip
Beryllium Copper probe tip
Beryllium Copper probe tip sharpened at one extremity for contacting applications on pads or lines, the body material is strong enough to be bent into a variety of shapes.

- Length 19mm, radius 12µm
- Tip material provides a good answer to probing at high current or on soft surface
- Packaged in box of 5 tips
MWPA-10
High-Speed passive multipurpose probe
High-Speed passive multipurpose probe
Multipurpose passive high speed probe, used for driving and receiving signals, frequency reponse from DC to 11 GHz (500ohms input impedance mode)

- Adaptable on any micropositioner, specify type
- Coaxial 50 phm cable included (1 m long), terminated by SMA and miniature connector to the coaxial probes
- Easily replaceable coaxial probe tips of 1.5 inch long, 1 or 2 probe points
- Tailored to different input impedance, 50 ohm, 250, 500 or 5k ohm by input resistance added
RF and mmW probes
The coplanar probes are designed for high frequencies RF microwaver probing up to 750GHz with various tips configurations
• Configurations style GSG, GS, SG or dual GSGSG...
• Low insertion loss
• Individual contacts seated on springs allow a perfect contact on non totally flat surface
• Pitch 50 micron to 1.2 mm
• Wavelenght guide input on certain models
Calibration substrate for each specific configuration supplied separately
MWRF-750B(BT)
High performance RF probe from 500 à 750GHz
High performance RF probe from 500 à 750GHz
Serie of high performance probes for Microwave application from 500 to 750GHz, GSG, GS or SG configuration

- These probes are available in different pitch from 25µm to 35µm
- We recommend a GSG footprint for best performance
- Low loss and low dispersion characteristics, reliable low resistance contact
- WR-1.5 waveguide, Bias T option available
- Available in BeCu
MWRF-1100B(BT)
High performance RF probe from 750 to 1.1THz
High performance RF probe from 750 to 1.1THz
Serie of high performance probes for Microwave applications from 750 to 1100GHz, GSG, GS or SG configurations

- These probes are available in different pitch from 25µm to 35µm
- We recommend a GSG footprint for best performance
- Low loss and low dispersion characteristics, reliable low resistance contact
- WR-1.0 waveguide, Bias T option available
- Available in BeCu
MWRF-ECP18
RF probe 18 GHz
RF probe 18 GHz
Serie of probes for RF Microwave application up to 18GHz, GSG, GS, SG and Dual

- These probes are available in different pitch from 100µm to 2500µm, per 25µm step
- Various mounting styles for positionners
- Non Magnetic option, please ask us
MWRF-40A
RF probe 40 GHz
RF probe 40 GHz
Serie of probes for RF Microwave applications up to 40GHz, GSG, GS, SG or "dual" configurations (dual = 2 probes on 1 positionner)

- These probes are available in different pitch from 25µm to 2540µm
- Various mounting styles for micropositioners
- Female K connector 2.9mm
- Available in BeCu, Nickel or Tungsten
- Non Magnetic option
- High temperature and high current / high voltage versions, please ask us
MWRF-50A
RF probe 50 GHz
RF probe 50 GHz
Serie of probes for RF Microwave applications up to 50GHz, GSG, GS, SG or "dual" configurations (dual = 2 probes on 1 micropositioner)

- These probes are available in different pitches from 25µm to 1250µm
- Various mounting styles for micropositioners
- Female connector 2.4mm
- Available in BeCu, Tungsten or Nickel
- Non Magnetic option
- High temperature and High Power options, please ask us
MWRF-67A
RF probe 67 GHz
RF probe 67 GHz
Serie of probes for RF Microwave applications up to 67GHz, GSG, GS, SG or "dual" configurations (dual = 2 probes on 1 micropositionner)

- These probes are available in different pitches from 25µm to 1250µm
- Various mounting styles for micropositionners
- Female V connector 1.85mm
- Available in BeCu or Tungsten
- Non Magnetic option
- High temperature and High Power options, please ask us
MWRF-110H
RF probe 110 GHz
RF probe 110 GHz
Serie of probes for RF Microwave applications up to 110GHz, GSG, GS, SG or "dual" configurations (dual = 2 probes on 1 positionner)

- These probes are available in different pitch from 25µm to 1250µm
- Various mounting styles for positionners
- Female connector 1mm
- Available in BeCu, Tungsten or Nickel
- Non magnetic option
MWRF-325B(BT)
High performance RF probe from 220 to 325GHz
High performance RF probe from 220 to 325GHz
Serie of high performance probes for Microwave application from 220 to 325GHz, GSG, GS or SG configuration

- These probes are available in different pitch from 25µm to 90µm
- We recommend a GSG footprint for best performance
- Low loss and low dispersion characteristics, reliable low resistance contact
- WR-3 waveguide, Bias T option available
- Available in BeCu
Coaxial and Kelvin probes
The Kelvin Coaxial Probes are designed for low-level signal probing in high-current applications, the probe's single unit design is especially desirable for the best possible electrical characteristics.
Resistor series /parallel configurations available in option
The probe contact protrudes from the shielding by .150" (3mm) to maintain low-level signal noise to the probe
The connector is a standard SSMC
True-Kelvin option with the SCA250
MW-SCA50
Coaxial HF-Low-current probe
Coaxial HF-Low-current probe
The coaxial Probe is designed for low-level signal probing (lower than 10fA@200°C)

- The probe's single unit design is especially desirable for the best possible electrical characteristics
- The Coaxial Probe is also offered with optional Ground Plane, Kelvin and resistor series /parallel configurations
- The Probes are constructed of microwave-quality components with a 50 Ohm semi-rigid cable shield being achieved through the utilization a Teflon dielectric
- The probe contact protrudes from the shielding by .150" (3mm) to maintain low-level signal noise to the probe
- Tips available (replaceable) from 0.5µm to 20 µm
- The connector is a standard SSMC
MW-SCA250
Coaxial true-Kelvin probe
Coaxial true-Kelvin probe
The Kelvin Coaxial Probes are designed for low-level signal probing in high-current applications. The single unit design is especially desirable for the best possible electrical characteristics and improbes tip control over conventional dual tips design

- The Probes are constructed of microwave-quality components
- The 50 ohm semi-rigid cable consists of 8 mil tungsten wire forming the inner conductor and probe point, with isolation from the gold plated copper shield being achieved through the utilization a Teflon dielectric
- The probe contact protrudes from the shielding by .150" (3mm) to maintain low-level signal noise to the probTips available (replaceable) from 0.5µm to 12.5µm
- Standard SSMC connector, Series /parallel resistor configurations available in option
Multicontact probes
Active probes
Probes for analysis under needes of sensitive components requiring a very small input capacitance
• Frequencies wavelenghts fro DC to several GHz
• Mounting on an active arm dedicated to the positioner being used
MWPA-7
Active probe model 7
Active probe model 7
The model 7 is designed as a companion probe to Models 12C and 18C for driving integrated circuit lines so the Model 12C and 18C can be used to measure the response of adjacent nodes.

- A flexible 6 foot, 50 ohm coaxial cable accurately terminated to 50 ohms avoids undesirable reflections
- A special miniature connector receives replacement coaxial probe tips providing a shielded environment to within 3 mm of the fine tungsten probe point
- Other models : 7, 7A. For every micropositioner (please specify the model)
- For temperature applications up to 200°C, the models MWPA-7-HT and MWPA7A-HT are available
MWPA-12C
Active probe 12C
Active probe 12C
Active probe tip for characterization on internal nodes requiring a low input capacitance

- The active arm has specific mounting to the micropositioner (specify when ordering)
- A separate power supply provides power to the probes (up to 2 per power supply), ref. MW-PS2
- Frequency range DC to 500 MHz
- The replaceable probe tip includes a MOS at the input and mounts onto the active arm, several tip shank diameters and radius are available
- See the range of replaceable probes tips MWPA-R12C
- Other models : 7, 7A, 18C, 19C, 28, 29, 34A, 35...
MWPA-18C
Active probe 18C
Active probe 18C
Active probe tip for characterization on internal nodes requiring a low input capacitance

- The active arm has specific mounting to the micropositioner (specify when ordering)
- A separate power supply provides power to the probes (up to 2 per power supply)
- The supplied replaceable probe tip includes a MOS at the input and mounts onto the active arm, several tip shank diameters and radius are available
- See the range of replaceable probes tips MWPA-R18C
- Other models : 7, 7A, 12C, 19C, 28, 29, 34A, 35...
MWPA-28
Active probe 28
Active probe 28
Active probe tip for characterization on internal nodes requiring a low input capacitance

- The active arm has specific mounting to the micropositionner (specify when ordering)
- A separate power supply provides power to the probes (up to 2 per power supply), ref. MW-PS2
- Frequency range DC to 1 GHz
- The supplied replaceable probe tip includes a MOS at the input and mounts onto the active ar, several tip shank diameters and radius are available
- See the range of replaceable probe tips MWPA-R28
- Other models : 7, 7A, 12C, 18C, 19C, 29, 34A, 35
MWPA-34A
Active probe 34A
Active probe 34A
Active probe tip for characterization on internal nodes requiring a low input capacitance

- The active arm has specific mounting to the micropositioner (specify when ordering)
- A separate power supply provides power to the probes (up to 2 per power supply), ref. MW-PS2
- Frequency range DC to 3 GHz
- The supplied replaceable probe tip includes a MOS at the input and mounts onto the active arm, several tip shank diameters and radius are available
- See the range of replaceable probes tips MWPA-R12C
- Other models : 7, 7A, 12C, 18C, 19C, 28, 29, 35...
MWPA-35
Active probe 35
Active probe 35
Active probe tip for characterization on internal nodes requiring a low input capacitance

- The active arm has specific mounting to the micropositioner (specify when ordering)
- A separate power supply provides power to the probes (up to 2 per power supply), ref. MW-PS3
- Frequency range DC to 26 GHz
- The replaceable probe tip includes a MOS at the input and mounts onto the active arm, several tip shank diameters and radius are available
- See the range of replaceable probes tips MWPA-R12C
- Other models : 7, 7A, 12C, 18C, 19C, 28, 29, 34A
Probecards
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