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GaAs Power Amplifier: MAAP-011022

May 4, 2015

MACOM_MAAP-011022_PR_PhotoRichardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new GaAs power amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions.

The MAAP-011022 high power balanced amplifier operates from 2.7 to 3.0 GHz, provides 7 W of pulsed power, and is designed to operate at an 8% duty cycle. The new amplifier provides rugged performance under load mismatch, and its balanced architecture offers excellent return loss across the frequency band and high performance under demanding VSWR load conditions.

It is specifically designed for S-band aviation and weather radar applications.

According to MACOM, additional key features of the MAAP-011022 include:

  • 23 dB small signal gain
  • +10V bias operation
  • 50 Ω impedance, balanced design
  • 6 mm 28-lead PQFN package

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the MAAP-011022 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937.

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