Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a half-bridge SiC power module from Wolfspeed, a Cree Company. The CAS325M12HM2 power module is configured in a half-bridge topology comprised of seven 1.2 kV 25 mΩ C2M SiC MOSFETs and six 1.2 kV 50 A Z-Rec Schottky diodes per switch position. CAS325M12HM2 features ultra-low loss and low (5 nH) inductance, ultra-fast switching operation, zero reverse recovery current from the diode, and more.
The OX–209 is the latest addition to our precision OCXO ultra low noise oscillator family. Packaged in a 25 x 25 mm footprint, this OCXO offers an impressive phase noise floor performance of -175 dBc/Hz, while operating in the frequency range of 20 to 35 MHz. This product is designed for applications that demand extremely low noise sources, including the reference oscillator for a phase–locked loop in the microwave spectrum.
Custom MMIC has the added CMD238 2 to 20 GHz amplifier to its market leading BroadRange Distributed Amplifier™ portfolio. The CMD238 is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed amplifier ideally designed for wideband applications requiring high linearity in a small die size. From 2 to 20 GHz, this amplifier delivers 14 dB of gain with an output P1dB of +26 dBm, an output IP3 of +34 dBm, and a 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc.
The VX-708 high temperature voltage control crystal oscillator has a 4-point mount design for high shock and vibration environments. This VCXO performs over an extended operating temperature range of -55oC to +180oC with a frequency range of 2 to 40 MHz while providing an absolute pull range of +/-50 ppm making it ideal for harsh environmental applications.
Anritsu Co. introduces CPRI RF measurement capability in its market-leading E series of Site Master™, Spectrum Master™, and Cell Master™ handheld field analyzers that dramatically simplifies and lowers the cost of testing remote radio heads installed atop 4G towers. The option reduces network OpEx by allowing wireless carrier engineers, technicians and contractors responsible for wireless networks to identify interference sources on the radio uplink at ground level, reducing the use of unnecessary and costly tower climbing crews.
The electromagnetic simulation software CST STUDIO SUITE® is the culmination of many years of research and development into the most accurate and efficient computational solutions for electromagnetic designs. It comprises CST’s tools for the design and optimization of devices operating in a wide range of frequencies - static to optical. Analyses may include thermal and mechanical effects, as well as circuit simulation.
PMI's A-Series amplifiers are available low noise, medium power and lost cost designs and operate over the 10 MHz to 40.0 GHz frequency range. These new models feature form fit & function design, low noise figure, operating temp: -54° to +85 °C, unconditionally stable over temperature, excellent group delay and phase linearity, field replaceable sma connectors, and more.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a UltraCMOS® SPDT RF switch from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE42723 is a HaRP™ technology-enhanced reflective SPDT RF switch designed for use in cable applications, including DOCSIS 3.0/1 cable modem, set-top box and residential gateway. It delivers high linearity and excellent harmonics performance in the 5 to 1794 MHz band, as well as low insertion loss and high isolation performance.
Custom MMIC has added an amplifier to its expanding product offerings, the CMD243 26 to 35 GHz low noise driver amplifier. The CMD243 is a wideband self-biasing GaAs MMIC balanced driver amplifier that offers 15.5 dB of gain with an output P1dB compression point of +21 dBm. The amplifier operates from a single 5 volt supply and draws just 90 mA typical. The balanced design provides good VSWR matching, along with improved stability and gain flatness.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new UltraCMOS® digital step attenuator (DSA) from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE4314 is a 75Ω HaRP™ technology-enhanced, 6-bit RF DSA that operates from 1 MHz to 2.5 GHz and features glitch-less attenuation state transitions and low distortion. It supports 1.8 V control voltage and an extended operating temperature range up to +105° C.