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GaAs Distributed Driver Amp offers positive gain slope, low noise.
Press Release Summary:
March 28, 2014 - Supplied in Pb-free, RoHs-compliant, 5 x 5 mm, SMT package, CMD192C5 wideband GaAs MMIC distributed amplifier operates from DC to 20 GHz and has positive gain slope versus frequency. This allows for cascading of multiple amplifiers without requiring extra gain compensation circuitry. Driver amplifier, which delivers >19 dB of gain with corresponding output of 1 dB compression point of +25 dBm, has 50 Ω matched design and low noise figure of 1.9 dB at 10 GHz.
Original Press Release
New DC to 20 GHz GaAs Distributed Driver Amp Offers Positive Gain Slope, Low Noise Figure
Press release date: March 19, 2014
Westford, MA — Custom MMIC (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits, is adding a new driver amplifier, the CMD192C5, to its growing product library. The CMD192C5 is the packaged version of the highly popular CMD192 amplifier that until now had only been available in die form.
The CMD192C5 is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed amplifier that operates from DC to 20 GHz and has a positive gain slope versus frequency. This design feature allows for the cascading of multiple amplifiers without the need for extra gain compensation circuitry. The amplifier delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with a corresponding output of 1dB compression point of +25 dBm, and has a low noise figure of 1.9 dB at 10 GHz. The CMD192C5 is a 50 Ohm matched design, housed in a Pb-free, RoHs-compliant, 5x5 mm SMT package.
Ideal applications for the CMD192C5 are microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, military and space, and fiber optics.
To download the full datasheet on the CMD192C5, visit the Custom MMIC Amplifier Library.
About Custom MMIC
Custom MMIC represents a new way of thinking about MMICs. Driven by customer challenges, the company offers both hands-on design through testing services, and a growing library of system-ready designs. They are experienced in GaAs, GaN, SiC, InP, and InGaP HBT and have established relationships with the leading foundries in these technologies. They specialize in RF through millimeter-wave circuits for satellite communications, radar systems, cellular infrastructure, consumer electronics, VSAT, and point-to-point radio systems. For more information, visit www.CustomMMIC.com.