The UK’s premier designer and manufacturer

of passive waveguide components

Flann designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of passive waveguide components covering frequencies from 1GHz to 500GHz.

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From Microwave Communications to Fundamental Physics Research, Flann Microwave provides products and solutions for a wide range of markets

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Flann Microwave is not just about standard products. In fact we can design complete custom solutions, provide calibration services, refurbish existing equipment and much more.

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Why COTS makes no sense for waveguides at millimeter wave

There are really good reasons for considering commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) products rather than custom designs in many technology and application areas. Indeed considering COTS is mandatory for many organisations and even enshrined in law for US government procurement.¹

The main reasons for using COTS components are rapid availability, low cost and low risk. Clearly in many markets it is far better to buy a product that is in stock, already sold by the thousand and is well proven than to design something special for the purpose.

But this isn’t true for millimeter wave waveguides!


Flann at European Microwave Week

European Microwave Week is back in the UK for 2016 at ExCel, London between 3-7 October. Flann Microwave will be exhibiting a selection of our world leading waveguide components on booth 183. Please drop by and meet our sales and marketing team or, if you would like to arrange a private meeting please use the…


Flann writes the book on point-to-point microwave backhaul!

A new book, “Electronics for Microwave Backhaul”, has just been published by Artech House and co-authored by Flann’s CEO Dr James Watts.  This timely new resource presents an overview of the electronics of mobile network backhaul. Infrastructure planning, architecture evolution, digital controls, and countermeasures are all presented highlighting the building blocks of specific backhaul features.…