Microwave Journal

RFMD debuts 1 W linear high power amplifier

MMICs and More

February 14, 2012

RFMD’s new RF5652 high-power amplifier (PA) addresses IEEE 802.11b/g/n WiFi (2.4 to 2.5 GHz) for customer premises equipment (CPE) applications. It further supports IEEE 802.16e WiMAX (2.5 to 2.7 GHz) CPE applications. It integrates a three-stage linear power amplifier with 30 dBm (1 W) linear power at PA output, along with power detection, in a 5 x5 mm QFN package.

Features:

• POUT = 30 dBm <3 percent EVM at 5 V

• Gain = 34 dB

• 2.4 to 2.7 GHz Frequency Range

• Integrated Three-Stage PA

• Integrated Power Detector

Applications:

• WiFi IEEE 802.11b/g/n Applications

• Picocell, Femtocell

• Customer Premises Equipment (CPE)

• WiMAX IEEE 802.16e

• Spread-Spectrum and MMDS Systems

• LTE

This product is now available in production quantities. Pricing begins at $6.15 each for 100 pieces.