Exodus Advanced Comm. announced the release of a state of the art ruggedized power amplifier. AMP3095 is our 31 to 40 GHz, 5 W Min broadband module, featuring a Class AB linear GaAsFET hybrid design. It operates from a 9 VDC supply at 16 A with gain flatness of 8.0 dB Max peak to peak. With instantaneous wide bandwidth, built-in protection circuits and high reliability the AMP3095 is suitable for all single channel modulation standards and applications.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 7-bit digital attenuator from Qorvo. The QPC6713 features high linearity over the entire 31.75 dB gain control range in 0.25 dB steps. Qorvo offers this DSA for point-to-point radio, 2 G through 4 G base stations, WiFi transceiver and other applications within its 50 to 6000 MHz frequency range. Overshoot free transient switching performance is a highlight of this attenuator along with a highly linear input IP3 of 55 dBm.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a SiC MOSFET driver reference design from Microsemi Corporation. The MSCSICMDD/REF1 is designed to provide a reliable reference driver solution, a means of evaluating silicon carbide MOSFETs in a number of different topologies, as well as a means to assess device performance for parametric test purposes.
Introducing flexible multi-function silicon ICs for mmW communication and sensing applications. The ICs are for active arrays intended for SATCOM, RADAR, and TDD/FDD applications. The devices have switchable outputs and can support half-duplex operation. The AWMF-0117 operates at 10.5 to 16 GHz and the AWMF-0116 operates at 26 to 30 GHz.
PMI Model Number: PEC4-16-50M18G-4R0-19-15-SFF is a 50 MHz to 18.0 GHz compact amplifier. Specifications include maximum input power of +23 dBm CW, gain of +14 dB minimum. 19 dB maximum, gain flatness of ±2.0 dB max, noise figure of 4.0 dB typical, OP1dB +19 dBm minimum and VSWR 2.0:1 max. - measured 1.43:1/ 1.50:1. This amplifier is supplied with SMA female connectors in our standard PEC4 housing with gold plated finish.
PMI Model No. PS-2G6G-8B-SFF is an 8-Bit digital phase shifter that operates over the 2.0 to 6.0 GHz frequency range. This model offers 360° of phase shift having a LSB of 1.4°. The insertion loss is 10.5 dB typical with a typical phase accuracy of ±0.5°, Amplitude error of ±1 dB typical. Supplied in a housing measuring 3.25" x 3.25" x 0.94" with SMA female connectors.
PMI Model No. P2T-50M40G-95-T-515-SFF-OPT18G is an absorptive, single pole, two throw, pin diode switch that operates over the 50 MHz to 18 GHz frequency range. Specifications include Isolation of 100 dB, insertion loss of 4.0 dB, VSWR 2.5:1 maximum / 2.0:1 typical, input power of +20 dBm CW maximum and switching speed 100 ns maximum. This model incorporates a TTL compatible driver for easy system integration.
PMI Model No. SDLVA-50M18G-70 is an SDLVA (successive detection logarithmic video amplifier) operating in the 50 MHz to 18 GHz frequency band. It features a built in voltage variable threshold detector circuit that is set up to match the video output voltage to within 5%. In addition, this model has a TSS of -70 dBm and a dynamic range of 70 dB, all in a package measuring only 2.3" x 2.2" x 0.4" with SMA female connectors.
RFMW Ltd. announces a pair of Peregrine Semiconductor, high frequency, SOI switches. The PE42525 and PE426525 are SPDT switches operating from 9 KHz to 60 GHz. Both switches offer fast, 8 nS switching time and high input linearity of 48 dBm IIP3. The PE42525 finds applications in test & measurement, microwave backhaul and communications systems and the PE426525 is targeted towards harsh industrial applications.
As an addition to its passive waveguide product offering, SAGE Millimeter, Inc. has released a line of flexible waveguides to cover 18 to 50 GHz. The flexible waveguide line is manufactured with a precision machining process to ensure high quality and ruggedness. Furthermore, all standard models feature a vulcanized silicone rubber jacket for added protection and reliability.