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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of GoldenGate, its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2013.10 provides RFIC designers with easy-to-use EVM-, BER- and ACPR-type measurements and enables them to quickly analyze and diagnose problem areas in large-signal analysis.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced availability of the WAT06E precision attenuator. It operates from DC to 6 GHz, with 50 Ohm impedance, with up to 30 dB attenuation, and features 20 W continuous wave (CW) RF power handling and 1.2:1 VSWR. It is ideally suited for wideband power attenuation, high power measurement, high power IP measurement, and RF bench test applications.
PMI Model No. DRO-11D7G-CD-1 is a dielectrically stabilized GaAs FET oscillator with a center frequency of 11.7 GHz. This model provides minimum output power of +11 dBm with all spurs held to -55 dBc and harmonics held to -20 dBc. The mechanical tuning frequency is +/-25 MHz and the unit has a phase noise of -75 dBc/Hz.
PMI Model No. PE2-30-9R010R0-2R5-21-12-SFF is a low noise amplifier that operates over the 9.0 to 10.0 GHz frequency range. This model provides a typical gain of 30 dB while maintaining a noise figure of 2.5 dB and a OP1 dB of 21 dBm minimum. The input and output VSWR is better than 2.0:1 and this model operates on +12 to +15 VDC.
Model Number DD-20-218-5PF-3-P-M is a high speed diode detector optimized for the 2 to 18 GHz frequency range. This model offers a fast response of 5 nsec, a TSS of -50 dBm at 2 MHz video bandwidth and a Video Capacitance of 5.6 pF. The output voltage polarity is positive, but a negative polarity is available upon request.
PMI Model No. SDLVA-218-44-70M is a detector log video amplifier (DLVA) designed to operate over the 2.0 to 18.0 GHz frequency range. This model offers a logging range of -40 to +4 dBm having a log slope of 70 mV/dB. The logging linearity is better than ±0.75 dB and the rise time is 25 nsec maximum and the fall time 300 nsec maximum.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 3 dB hybrid coupler from Anaren. The low profile, high performance X3C25F1-03S, the latest Femto-sized coupler in the Xinger® III family of products from Anaren, has been miniaturized to a 3 mm x 5 mm footprint without sacrificing electrical performance.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. introduces a highly integrated 5 GHz WLAN front-end module for reference designs targeting smartphones and tablets in a 2.5 x 2.5 mm, QFN package. The SKY85702-11 incorporates a power amplifier and a SPDT transmit and receive switch for mobile/portable 802.11ac applications and systems.
Linear Technology introduces new high reliability H grade and military MP grade versions of the LTC3615 and LTC3615-1, high efficiency, 4 MHz synchronous buck regulators that incorporate a constant frequency, current-mode architecture. Low resistance internal switches enable the LTC3615 to deliver up to 3 A of continuous output current from each channel.
Hittite Microwave Corp., the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication & military markets, has announced a new E-Band MMIC power detector that is ideal for communications systems, test equipment, sensors and general purpose RF detection over the 71 to 86 GHz frequency range.