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Ultrawideband 2 GHz to 22 GHz Distributed Low Noise Amplifier Now Offered in Plastic 4x4 QFN Package
Press release date: Jul 19, 2017
Chelmsford, MA - July 19, 2017 – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), announces the CMD241P4, a packaged version of its popular CMD241 ultra-wideband GaAs MMIC distributed low noise amplifier. The wideband operation, low noise figure, low current consumption, excellent return loss, and compact size of this distributed amplifier device make it ideal in use in L-, S-, C-, X-, Ku-, and K-band wideband radar, broadband microwave/millimeter wave communications, SATCOM, and test and measurement instrumentation applications.
The CMD241P4 exhibits gain greater than 13 dB with a low noise figure of 2.3 dB. Both the gain and noise figure of this distributed amplifier are both extremely stable over temperature, from -55 ℃ to +85 ℃. The CMD241P4 demonstrates a 1 dB compression point beyond +21 dBm at 11 GHz and an output IP3 of +28 dBm, operating off a positive 3 to 8 volt supply, with an extremely low current draw of only 74 mA. The input return loss is typically 13 dB, and output return loss of 15 dB.
The distributed amplifier comes in a Pb-free RoHs compliant 4x4 QFN plastic package. Also incorporated into the design of this MMIC is a 50 Ohm matched impedance at the input and output ports, which removes the need for both external DC blocks and RF matching.
Learn more about the CMD241P4 ultra-wideband distributed low noise amplifier.
About Custom MMIC
Custom MMIC is a leading manufacturer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs). Embracing their customers’ challenges, the company offers both a growing portfolio of high-performance MMIC standard products and innovative custom-design services. Their engineering team is highly experienced in a broad range of III-V processes (e.g. GaAs, GaN, InP, InGaP) and has longstanding relationships with the leading foundries. Custom MMIC specializes in RF through millimeter-wave products serving diverse markets including wireless and wired communications, satellite, radar systems, cellular infrastructure and instrumentation. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Chelmsford, MA. For more information, visit www.custommmic.com.
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