MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, announced the new MAAP-011161 and the MAAP-011193, two packaged linear power amplifiers designed specifically for use in point to point radios in cellular backhaul applications. The MAAP-011161 and MAAP-011193 operate over 7.1 to 7.9 GHz and 7.7 to 8.5 GHz, respectively, and are intended for 7 and 8 GHz radio applications.

The MAAP-011161 and MAAP-011193 have a third-order intercept point (OIP3) of 46.5 dBm and greater than 35.5 dBm saturated output power. The MAAP-011161 has 22 dB small signal gain, while the MAAP-011193 provides 20 dB small signal gain. These power amplifier MMICs come in an air cavity 7 mm surface-mount package with a copper coin paddle for excellent thermal performance. The devices include on-chip ESD protection and DC bypass capacitors, to ease the implementation and volume assembly of the packaged part, and are RoHS compliant.

"This pair of MMIC power amplifiers is a great addition to MACOM's existing portfolio," said Stuart Cornelius, product manager, Carrier Networks, MACOM. "We believe the gain, output power and third-order intercept performance make these products ideal solutions for 7 GHz and 8 GHz cellular backhaul point-to-point radio applications."

Production quantities and samples of the MAAP-011161 and MAAP-011193 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at: www.macom.com.