MAAP-011140-DIEFeatures 24 dB linear gain; Designed for high data density satellite communications

Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a power amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions.

The MAAP-011140-DIE is a 4-stage, 6 W power amplifier in bare die form that is fabricated using a GaAs pHEMT device process featuring full passivation for enhanced reliability. The power amplifier operates from 27.5 to 30.0 GHz and provides 24 dB of linear gain, 6 W saturated output power, and 23% power added efficiency.

The amplifier is designed for VSAT terminals and other military and civilian Ka-band SatCom datalink applications.

According to MACOM, additional key features of the MAAP-011140-DIE include:

  • P1dB: +37.5 dBm
  • Psat: +38.5 dBm
  • IM3 level: -24 dBc @ Pout = +33 dBm/tone
  • Return loss: 12 dB
  • Die dimensions: 3.6 mm x 3.8 mm x 0.05 mm

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the MAAP-011140-DIE webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937.