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February 25, 2013 - Operating from 500 MHz to 3.0 GHz frequency range, MAAP-010168 is fully matched for input and output at 50 Ω, which eliminates need for sensitive external RF tuning components. This 10 W, 2-stage amplifier, fabricated using high-reliability pHEMT process, provides nominal gain of 24 dB with input and output return loss of 10 dB across frequency band. Features suit RF and microwave applications, such as repeater amplifiers, air traffic control and weather radar, and radio communication.

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New 10 Watt Amplifier for High Power, 0.5-3.0 GHz Broadband Applications

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions, Inc.
100 Chelmsford Street
Lowell, MA, 01851

Press release date: February 14, 2013

Fully Matched, Broadband Amplifier Allows Customers Easy Implementation in Multiple Applications

Lowell, MA – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.  (“M/A-COM”), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, today announced a new MMIC power amplifier for high power broadband applications.

The MAAP-010168  is a two staged amplifier operating between the 500 MHz to 3.0 GHz frequency range.  The device is fully matched for input and output at 50§Ł, which eliminates the customers’ need for any sensitive external RF tuning components. Unlike competing products the MAAP-010168 boasts high reliability with added excellent efficiency and gain, providing a high power off-the shelf solution.

The MAAP-010168 is fabricated using a high reliability pHEMT process to realize higher power. The amplifier provides a nominal Gain of 24dB with excellent input and output return loss of 10 dB across the 500 MHz to 3.0 GHz band – altogether providing an excellent option for customers looking for high power solutions for their broadband applications.

“The MAAP-010168 is well suited to a range of applications due to its fully-matched, broadband power performance”, said Paul Beasly, Product Manager. “The convenient 10V bias operation, high gain and high power performance from 500 MHz to 3 GHz make the device incredibly versatile in multiple RF and Microwave applications such as repeater amplifiers, mobile infrastructure, air traffic control radars, weather radar, radio communication and test equipment.” 

The table below outlines typical performance:
Parameter Units  MAAP-010168
Frequency Band GHz 0.5 to 3.0
Gain dB 24
Input Return Loss  dB 10
Output Return Loss  dB 10
P1dB  dBm 39
PSAT dBm 41
Gate Bias  V -0.7

Production quantities and samples of MAAP-010168 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM website at:

M/A-COM Technology Solutions ( is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds on more than 60 years of experience designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

M/A-COM Tech, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, The First Name in Microwave and the M/A-COM logo are trademarks of M/A-COM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

North Americas -- Phone: 800.366.2266
Europe -- Phone: +353.21.244.6400
India -- Phone: +91.80.43537383
China – Phone: +86.21.2407.1588

Husrav Billimoria
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
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