Articles by Richardson RFPD Inc.

High-Power SMT Attenuators: AT0603 Series

ATC_AT0603_PR_PhotoRichardson 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.

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Family of Evaluation Boards

GaN_Systems_Eval_Board_PR_PhotoRichardson 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. 

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Image Reject Mixer: PE41901

Peregrine_PE41901_PR_PhotoRichardson 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. 

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Carrier-Grade, System-on-Chip Radio Solution: AD9371


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.

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300 W Bi-Directional Coupler: IPP-8036


Richardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a new bi-directional surface-mount coupler from Innovative Power Products, Inc. The IPP-8036 is one of the featured surface-mount products from IPP’s full line of dual directional couplers. It is a 300 W, 50 dB dual directional coupler that operates from 20 MHz to 1000 MHz.

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UltraCMOS® High-Speed FET Driver: PE29100

Peregrine_PE29100_PR_PhotoRichardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and design support capabilities for an UltraCMOS® FET driver from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE29100 integrated high-speed driver is designed to control the gates of external power devices, such as GaN Systems’ E-HEMT gallium nitride FETs. The outputs of the PE29100 are capable of providing switching transition speeds in the sub-nanosecond range for hard switching applications up to 33 MHz.

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Four GaN On Sic High-Electron-Mobility Transistors

Qorvo_Kits_PR_Photo Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced the availability and  support capabilities for four GaN on SiC high-electron-mobility transistors from Qorvo.  The QPD1000 is a 15 W (P3dB), 50 Ω-input matched discrete GaN on SiC HEMT, the QPD1003 is a 500 W (P3dB) internally-matched discrete GaN on SiC HEMT and the 125 W (P3dB) QPD1008L and 65 W (P3dB) QPD1015L are wideband unmatched discrete GaN on SiC HEMTs.

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Ultra Capacitor Cell: BCAP3000P300K04

Maxwell_BCAP3000P300K04_PR_PhotoRichardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability for an ultra capacitor cell from Maxwell Technologies.  The BCAP3000P300K04 is Maxwell’s first 3-volt cell and an addition to the K2 family of products. The 3 V cell provides higher energy density in the same industry standard 60 mm cylindrical design and an electrostatic storage capability that can cycle a million charges and discharges without performance degradation.

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20 W SPDT Switch: MASW-011071

MACOM_MASW-011071_PR_PhotoRichardson RFPD Inc. announced the availability and full design support capabilities for a 20 W SPDT switch from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The MASW-011071 is a terminated silicon PIN diode SPDT switch designed for X-band high-power, high-performance applications. The switch is assembled in a lead-free 7 mm, 44-lead PQFN plastic package and handles greater than 20 W of continuous wave (CW) power.

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