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Balanced 3-Stage GaAs Amplifier: MAAP-011199

June 14, 2016

MAAP-011199Designed for E-band communication, sensor, imaging and instrumentation applications

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

The MAAP-011199 is a balanced 3-stage gallium arsenide (GaAs) pHEMT MMIC power amplifier that operates from 80 to 100 GHz and typically provides +24 dBm of saturated output power. The power amplifier’s balanced architecture results in excellent input and output match to 50Ω across the entire 80 to 100 GHz frequency band, and the multi-stage design provides high gain of 12 dB.

The new PA is designed for E-band communication, sensor, imaging and instrumentation applications.

According to MACOM, additional key features of the MAAP-011199 include:

  • Input return loss: >15 dB
  • Output return loss: >15 dB
  • Reverse isolation: >30 dB
  • Quiescent drain current: 400 mA
  • P1dB: +22 dBm
  • Dimensions: 1.8 mm x 2.0 mm
  • Bare die

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the MAAP-011199 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937.

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