Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a SiC MOSFET driver reference design from Microsemi Corporation. The MSCSICMDD/REF1 is designed to provide a reliable reference driver solution, a means of evaluating silicon carbide MOSFETs in a number of different topologies, as well as a means to assess device performance for parametric test purposes.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for the latest mXTEND™ SMT multiband antenna from Fractus, S.A. The Fractus mXTEND antenna boosters leverage Fractus’ Virtual Antenna™ technology to reduce design cycle times by replacing time-consuming, high-NRE custom antenna solutions with miniature, standard, off-the-shelf components.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for two GaN on SiC RF transistors from Qorvo. The discrete GaN on SiC HEMTs operate from DC to 4 GHz. The QPD1009 is a 15 W, 50 V device with an output power level of 17 W at 2 GHz, and a linear gain of 24 dB at 2 GHz. The 10 W, 50 V QPD1010 features an output power of 11 W at 2 GHz and a linear gain of 24.7 dB at 2 GHz.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a X-band GaN power amplifier from Qorvo. The TGM2635-CP operates from 7.9 to 11 GHz and provides 100 W of saturated output power with 22.5 dB of large signal gain and greater than 35% power-added efficiency. It is offered in a 10-lead 19.05 mm x 19.05 mm bolt-down package with a pure Cu base for superior thermal management.
Richardson RFPD Inc. introduced two GaAs MMIC fundamental mixers from Analog Devices. The HMC557A is a general-purpose, double balanced mixer in a 24-lead, ceramic 4 mm x 4 mm LCC package that can be used as an up-converter/down-converter from 2.5 to 7 GHz. The HMC773A general-purpose, double balanced mixer, available in a 24-lead, ceramic 3 mm x 3 mm LCC package, can be used as an up-converter/down-converter from 6 to 26 GHz.
Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a silicon carbide power MOSFET from Wolfspeed, a Cree Company. The 1000 V, 65 mΩ C3M0065100K is in an optimized four-lead TO-247-4 package with a separate driver source pin. This package provides lower switching losses with minimal gate circuit ringing due to the Kelvin gate connection. The package features a notch between the drain and source pins.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a series of high-power SMT attenuators from ATC. The AT0603 Series provides virtually flat loss over a broad frequency spectrum and is ideal where low noise, low inductance and low parasitic capacitance is required. The film metallization provides stable characteristics over temperature and time.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a family of evaluation boards from GaN Systems Inc. The GS665XXX-EVBDB daughterboard evaluation kits consist of two GaN Systems 650 V GaN enhancement-mode HEMTs (E-HEMTs) and all necessary circuits, including half-bridge gate drivers, isolated power supplies and optional heatsink to form a functional half-bridge power stage.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for an image reject mixer from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE41901 is a passive, double-balanced Ku-band image reject mixer with high dynamic range performance and high local oscillator (LO) isolation capable of operation up to 19 GHz. It can be used as an upconverter or a downconverter.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability of a integrated, dual RF transceiver from Analog Devices, Inc. ADI's AD9371 is a highly-integrated, wideband RF transceiver offering dual channel transmitters and receivers, integrated synthesizers, and digital signal-processing functions. With a tuning range of 300 MHz to 6 GHz, 250 MHz signal bandwidth, and power consumption of less than 5 W under standard operating conditions.