Focus’ main disruptive advantage is Innovation. Starting in 2000 Focus now owns 118 patents and has another 30 patents pending, as well as 1 provisional patents, all on various tuner types and associated calibration, tuning and measurement applications.
In the process Focus has invented all new tuner types, beyond the traditional single probe wideband impedance slide screw tuner known since 1985:
The Harmonic Rejection Tuner (PHT)
The High Gamma Prematching Tuner (PMT)
The Frequency Selective Tuner (FST)
The 2 Frequency Harmonic Tuner (MPT-Lite)
The 3 Frequency Harmonic Tuner (MPT-Classic)
The 4 Frequency Harmonic Tuner (MPT-Quattro)
A line of Low Frequency Tuners, the LFT’s (10-250MHz)
Since 2015 Focus also owns 3 Mesuro patents on active tuning technology.
This is an up-to-date list of all US Patents issued to Focus Microwaves Inc.
This is an up-to-date list of all US Patents pending for Focus Microwaves Inc.
|45||16/105,143||High Speed Hybrid Load and Source Pull System||2018-08-20|
|2||31||16/262,112||Waveguide Slide Screw Tuner with Rotating Disc Probes||2019-01-30|
|65||16/863,182||Low Profile High Speed Load Pull Tuner System||2020-04-30|
|74||17/178,693||Experimental Verification and Optimization of Two Stage RF Amplifier||2020-02-18|
|5||28||16/250,254||Integrated Pre-Matching Module for Millimeter-Wave Tuner||2019-01-17|
|6||27||16/246,022||Transmission Line for High Power Tuners||2019-01-11|
|64||16/860,760||Simple Directional Coupler||2020-04-28|
|72||17/102,936||On-Wafer Tuner System & Method||2020-11-24|
|10||23||16/165,531||Coaxial Adjustable Wave Probe||2018-10-19|
|63||16/850,451||Integrated Tera-Hertz Slide Screw Tuner||2020-04-16|
This is an up-to-date list of all provisional US Patents for Focus Microwaves Inc.
|5||62/988,200||Low Profile Millimeterwave Load Pull Tuner||2020-03-11|