24 GHz Transceiver for Industrial Sensors and Automotive Radar
United Monolithic Semiconductors has utilized its expertise on the design, manufacture and marketing of leading edge RF and millimeter wave components and solutions to develop the newly introduced CHC2442-QPG, a state-of-the-art, fully integrated 24 GHz transceiver solution for industrial sensor and automotive radar applications. Designed specifically to address sensor applications in the 24 GHz ISM band, the transceiver provides a fully integrated front-end. It offers a high level of flexibility, which can make it the basis for a wide range of industrial sensors, from short range car applications to robotic and peripheral security systems.
LEADING EDGE PERFORMANCE
The CHC2442-QPG includes a signal generation Tx and a dual reception Rx in a single component. This solution is claimed to offer leading edge performance due to a low phase noise voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), a high transmit power level, dual Rx with very low noise figures, all combined with a high level of isolation between Tx and Rx channels. The versatile transceiver also includes power and temperature monitors and a programmable pre-scaler.
The CHC2442-QPG is fully compatible with standard digital interfaces through a serial interface (SPI) with data read and write capabilities. It is available in a surface-mount 28L-QFN4X5 SMD plastic package, is qualified to AEC-Q100 and is also available in high production volumes.
A high level of integration and state-of-the-art performance make the CHC2442-QPG a more than suitable solution for industrial sensor and automotive applications. Operating in the -40° to +125°C temperature range, features include maximum Tx power of >13 dBm with a Tx power control range of 12 dB, Rx gain of 37 dB and an Rx gain control range of 24 dB.
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