Ka-Band Amplifier MMICs
Custom MMIC is proud to introduce two new Ka-Band amplifier MMICs to its growing portfolio of higher frequency packaged products. Both the CMD242K4 (distributed amplifier) and CMD299K4 (low noise amplifier) operate up to 40 GHz while being packaged in a small 4 x 4 mm air-cavity QFN plastic package designed for surface mount applications. This new “K” series designation signifies a new high frequency plastic package being utilized by Custom MMIC for 20 GHz and above products demanded by aerospace, defense and instrumentation customers.
Exodus Advanced Communications’ AMP2104A is designed for broadband EMI-Lab, communications and EW applications. Instantaneous C-Band frequency range, class A/AB linear design for all single channel modulation standards. It covers 4 to 8 GHz, produces 100 W min., > 50 W P1dB with a min. gain of 50 dB. Excellent gain flatness, monitoring parameters for forward/reflected power, voltage, current and temperature sensing for superb reliability and ruggedness. The nominal weight is 44 lbs, and dimensions of 19 x 22 x 5 in.
Exodus Advanced Communications
Amplitude and Control Module Series Model ACM
Designed specifically for high performance simulator and ATE systems, General Microwave’s amplitude control module provides precise amplitude control of signal amplitude and pulse modulation over a high dynamic range with fine resolution. With 10 BIT TTL control, modules provide up to 100 dB attenuation, harmonics < −60 dB and pulse modulation 80 dB, 25 ns control. Available in bands from 0.5 to 40 GHz, and can be upgraded to include optional phase control.
Kratos General Microwave
Flat Gain Push-Pull Amplifier
RFMW announced design and sales support for an ultra-linear, CATV, MMIC amplifier. The Qorvo QPA8801 features a push-pull cascode design providing flat gain and ultra-low distortion. Ideal for DOCSIS 3.1 applications from 45 to 1218 MHz using a single 12 V supply, the QPA8801 offers excellent composite distortion at high efficiency consuming only 4.5 W in a 5 x 7 mm QFN package.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for an evaluation board for wireless power transfer applications from GaN Systems Inc. The GSWP050W-EVBPA evaluation board is designed to support and expedite the innovation of wireless power transfer systems. The evaluation board uses GaN Systems’ GS61004B E-HEMTs in a 50 W, 6.78 MHz class EF2 power amplifier. The GSWP050W-EVBPA is the latest addition to GaN Systems’ WPT line-up. It is well-suited for wireless power and charging applications in consumer, industrial and automotive markets.
Richardson RFPD Inc.
5 GHz Front-End Module
Skyworks introduced the SKY85774-11, a highly integrated 5 GHz front-end module (FEM) that supports simultaneous WLAN and licensed assisted access (LAA) protocols for mobile smartphones and tablets. This advanced module incorporates a power amplifier, low noise amplifier with bypass and an SPDT transmit/receive switch. Its high performance power amplifier increases range and saves power while eliminating external devices and reducing PCB area. The SKY85774-11 comes in a compact 20-pin 2.2 x 3 package and is currently being leveraged across leading mobile connectivity reference designs.
Skyworks Solutions Inc.
High Resolution Synthesizer
The MTS2500-110250-10 is a high resolution synthesizer that combines the latest in DDS and multi-loop synthesizer technologies with a high performance VCO to generate frequency signals from 1100 to 2500 MHz with as low as 1 Hz resolution. It provides ultra-low phase noise, wide bandwidth performance and low spurious, while permitting for increased loop bandwidth, faster settling time and higher stability under vibration. Power consumption is 1.2 W typical.
Synergy Microwave Corp.
TEST & MEASUREMENT
Bluetooth Test Set
Anritsu Co. introduced a new option for its Bluetooth Test Set MT8852B to support the latest Bluetooth® Core v5.1 (BT 5.1)
specification for evaluating new key positioning services. With the new BLE AoA/AoD Option MT8852B-037, the MT8852B can conduct efficient RF-signal angle of arrival (AoA) and angle of departure (AoD) measurements to help speed time to market and lower test costs during development, validation and manufacturing of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) 5.1 devices and equipment.
RF and EMC Formulas and Charts Poster
Request your free copy of AR’s RF and EMC Formulas and Charts Poster. This reference poster includes EMC equations, VSWR conversion charts, antenna equations unit conversions and more. Download electronically or request a hard copy of the poster from www.arworld.us/html/posterrequest.asp.
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