Richardson RFPD Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new GaAs power amplifier from TriQuint/Qorvo.

The TGA2621-SM is a packaged Ku-band PA fabricated on TriQuint’s TQPHT15 0.15 μm GaAs pHEMT process. It operates from 16 to 18.5 GHz and typically provides greater than 1W of saturated output power with greater than 23 percent PAE and greater than 24.5 dB of small signal gain.

The TGA2621-SM is available in a low-cost, surface mount 32 lead 5 x 5 mm air-cavity ceramic QFN. It is ideally suited to support both radar and satellite communications as a driver or low power amplifier. Both RF ports have integrated DC blocking caps and are fully matched to 50 ohms, allowing for simple system integration.

According to TriQuint/Qorvo, additional key features of the TGA2621-SM include:

  • PSAT: >+30 dBm at Pin = +10 dBm
  • Input Return Loss: > 10 dB
  • Bias: VD = 6 V, IDQ = 500 mA, VG = -0.6 V typical
  • Package dimensions: 5 x 5 x 1.45 mm

To find more information or to purchase this product today online, please visit the TGA2621-SM webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from TriQuint / Qorvo, please visit the TriQuint / Qorvo storefront webpage.