Articles by M/A-COM Technology Solutions

MACOM announces new Ka-Band power amplifiers for SATCOM apps

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc., a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, today announced the MAAP-011246, a new 2-Watt power amplifier, and the MAAP-011139, a new 4-Watt power amplifier in a SMT package. These 4-stage, fully matched power amplifiers are ideally suited for Ka-Band SATCOM applications, and provide industry leading linearity for either final power amplification stages or driver stages in higher power applications. 

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MACOM completes divestiture of Automotive Business

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeter wave and photonic semiconductor products, announced it has completed the previously announced divestiture of its Automotive business to oliv ASP Inc.(Autoliv) for approximately $100 millionin cash, plus the opportunity to receive up to an additional $30 million in cash based on the achievement of revenue-and customer order based earn-out targets through 2019.

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6 W Power Amplifier: MAAP-011140-DIE

MAAP-011140-DIEM/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”) introduced a high linearity 6 W power amplifier, ideally suited for Ka-Band high data density datellite communications and 5 G radio access networks. MACOM’s new MAAP-011140-DIE is offered as a bare die, delivering 24 dB of linear gain, 6 W of saturated output power and 23% power-added efficiency.  The device provides greater than 25 dBm POUT/tone while maintaining IM3 levels of 30 dBc. 

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Wideband Amplifier: MAAM-011109-DIE

Generic MACOM Image (DIE Part)MACOM introduced the MAAM-011109-DIE, a wideband amplifier. The MAAM-011109-DIE provides customers with 50 ? matching and typical return losses better than 15 dB. Features of the MAAM-011109-DIE include gate bias adjust to change current setting for power or temperature, gain trim control that allows 15 dB of gain control (0 to -1 V) and a temperature-compensated power detector that provides a DC voltage in relation to the output power.

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2 W High Power Amplifier: MAAP-011145

Package Image - MAAP-011145-STDM/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), has introduced a power amplifier designed specifically for 18 GHz wireless backhaul applications. The MAAP-011145 is a power amplifier covering the 17.6 to 19.75 GHz frequency band in a 7 mm, lead-free, cavity package. This device features a temperature compensated integrated power detector, and includes ESD protection and by-pass capacitors to ease the implementation and volume assembly of the packaged part.


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PIN Diode SP3T Switch: MASW-011030


MACOM, a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced a high power PIN diode SP3T switch in a common anode configuration, operating from 30 MHz to 3 GHz. The MASW-011030 is designed for military and civilian customers who require higher CW and pulsed power operation for radio applications.

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Surface Mount Bias Network: MABT-011000

Surface Mount Bias Network MABT-011000M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings Inc. (“MACOM”) announced a fully monolithic broadband surface mount bias network utilizing MACOM’s patented HMIC process. The MABT-011000 is designed for customers who need a rugged HMIC device with low loss and high performance with exceptional repeatability through millimeter frequencies.

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Low Noise Active Mixer: MAMX-011023


M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM"), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced that its MAMX-011023 low noise active mixer is available for sampling immediately. The market arrival of the 4 to 23 GHz MAMX-011023 discrete mixer gives system designers unrivaled flexibility to target a wide range of applications with a single mixer component.

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