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Low-Loss High-Isolation PST MMIC Switch covers DC to 20 GHz.

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July 3, 2014 - At 10 GHz, CMD204C3 features insertion loss of <1 dB, isolation of 50 dB, and 0.1 dB compression point of +25 dBm. Respective values at 20 GHz are 1.2 dB, 40 dB, and +24 dBm. Also available in die form (CMD204), this control device is terminated on both RF ports, fully reciprocal, controlled by complementary logic levels of 0/-5 V, and does not require any additional bias supply. Applications include microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and military end-use.

Custom MMIC

1 Park Drive, Unit 12, Westford, MA, 01886, USA

Original Press Release

Low Loss, High Isolation SPST Switch Covers DC to 20 GHz

Press release date: June 24, 2014

Westford, MA – Custom MMIC (www.CustomMMIC.com), a developer of performance-driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), announces the introduction of the CMD204C3, a DC to 20 GHz single-pole, single-throw (SPST) MMIC switch. Also available in die form (CMD204), the CMD204C3 is the latest control device added by Custom MMIC to its growing library of standard products.

The CMD204C3 SPST, at 10 GHz, features a low insertion loss of less than 1 dB, a high-isolation of 50 dB, and a 0.1 dB compression point of +25 dBm. At 20 GHz, the insertion loss is 1.2 dB, the isolation is 40 dB, and the 0.1 dB compression point is +24 dBm. The CMD204C3 is terminated on both RF ports and is therefore fully reciprocal. The CMD204C3 is controlled by complementary logic levels of 0 / -5 V, and requires no additional bias supply.

Ideal applications for the CMD204C3 include microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and military end-use.

To learn more and download the datasheet, visit the Custom MMIC Product 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.

Company Contact:
David Folding
Custom MMIC
davef@custommmic.com
978-467-4290

Agency Contact:
Adam Zippin
Strand Marketing
azippin@strandmarketing.com
978-463-0780

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