RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a surface mount GaN power amplifier from Qorvo. The Qorvo TGA2975-SM offers 12 W of saturated output power from 2.7 to 3.5 GHz. Small signal gain is >31 dB and input return loss is rated at >9 dB. The TGA2975-SM draws 175 mA from a 20 to 32 V bias supply with >52% power added efficiency (PAE).
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and design support capabilities for an UltraCMOS® FET driver from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE29100 integrated high-speed driver is designed to control the gates of external power devices, such as GaN Systems’ E-HEMT gallium nitride FETs. The outputs of the PE29100 are capable of providing switching transition speeds in the sub-nanosecond range for hard switching applications up to 33 MHz.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a SPDT RF switch spanning a frequency range of 20 MHz to 6 GHz. The Skyworks SKY13587-378LF offers 0.35 dB insertion loss and 24 dB of isolation for transmit/receive applications in 2 G or 5 G WiFi, IoT systems and general purpose switching. Extended temperature range of -40 to +105 degrees C allows the SKY13587-378LF to serve industrial lighting and outdoor applications.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability and support capabilities for four GaN on SiC high-electron-mobility transistors from Qorvo. The QPD1000 is a 15 W (P3dB), 50 Ω-input matched discrete GaN on SiC HEMT, the QPD1003 is a 500 W (P3dB) internally-matched discrete GaN on SiC HEMT and the 125 W (P3dB) QPD1008L and 65 W (P3dB) QPD1015L are wideband unmatched discrete GaN on SiC HEMTs.
TRAK Microwave has added a X-band Direct Synthesizer / Upconverter to its wide range of product offerings. The SYN152 features four x2, x3, x4, and x17 multiplied output ports with various powers in either the L-, S-, or X-bands as well as a X-band BIT detector. With UHF input power at -6 dBm, this synthesizer can output 0 dBm in the S-band, 2 dBm in the X3 L-band, 4 dBm in the X2 L-band, and 10 dBm in the X-band.
RFMW Ltd. announces design and sales support for a 5 G front end module (FEM). The Qorvo RFFM4554 integrates a high linearity SPDT RF switch with a low noise amplifier (LNA) having bypass capability. The LNA receive gain is 13.5 dB with noise figure rated at a very low, 1.7 dB. With frequency coverage from 4.9 to 5.925 GHz, the Qorvo RFFM4554 supports 5 G WiFi CPEs, gateways and set top boxes.
Skyworks is pleased to introduce a family of GPIO-controlled, high performance RF cellular switches for LTE and GSM applications. The SKY13581-676LF (SP2T), SKY13582-676LF (SP3T) and SKY13626-685LF (SP4T) are for LTE, while the SKY13597-684LF (SP4T) is for GSM. This new family of switches is ideal for smartphones, data cards and MiFi® hotspot applications.
AtlanTecRF, a leading global RF and microwave components and equipment manufacturer, launched its second ‘build your own’ web tool, specifically designed for people looking to customize bandpass filters. Every web tool is designed by engineers with the aim of simplifying the product specification process by guiding each user through a range of simple questions.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability for an ultra capacitor cell from Maxwell Technologies. The BCAP3000P300K04 is Maxwell’s first 3-volt cell and an addition to the K2 family of products. The 3 V cell provides higher energy density in the same industry standard 60 mm cylindrical design and an electrostatic storage capability that can cycle a million charges and discharges without performance degradation.
Pasternack introduced a family of waveguide directional couplers displaying highly accurate performance up to 33 GHz. These waveguide couplers are commonly used for signal sampling and other general purpose applications in wireless transmit/receive systems, satellite communications, radar systems, point-to-point backhaul and telecom. Pasternack’s latest release of waveguide directional couplers consists of 74 unique models.