ELECTRONICA 2008 – Munich, Germany – November 13, 2008 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of innovative microwave and RF design solutions and products, today announced a new high-power (50 Watt) broadband PIN diode switch for WiMAX and Wi-Fi applications.

“With the global demand for high-speed wireless applications growing almost daily, it was imperative that we design and deploy a high-power PIN diode switch that is totally compatible with the latest technologic standards,” said Kevin Harrington, HMIC Business Development, M/A-COM Technology Solutions. “The new MASW-000834-13560T PIN diode switch achieves just that, providing our global customer base with a high-quality product that performs seamlessly with the technologies of today and the future.”

The MASW-000834-13560T PIN diode is a 50W SP2T broadband, high linearity, common anode T/R switch that is ideally suited for high power WiMAX and Wi-Fi applications. With 4mm MLP package, the new switch offers wideband 0.05 - 6.0 GHz performance with impressive isolation to loss ratio for both Tx and Rx states. The PIN diode provides exceptional 50W C.W. power handling, 65 dBm IIP3 at 2010 MHz for maximum switch performance.

Please contact M/A-COM Technology Solutions’ domestic and international sales channels for price and delivery quotes. Data sheets and supporting technical documents are available online at www.macom.com.