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Solid-State Power Amplifier operates in pulsed or CW mode.

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June 12, 2014 - Operating from 2–6 GHz, Model DM-SC50-01 offers up to 100 W peak pulsed power and 50 W average power. GaN-based broadband amplifier measures just 120 x 100 x 20 mm, excluding heat sink, and is fully customizable to meet individual specifications for electrical, mechanical, and environmental parameters. Typical applications are found in defense, aerospace, and communications industries.

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Original Press Release

Diamond Microwave Launches Ultra-Compact 2 - 6GHz GaN SSPA

Press release date: June 4, 2014

Broadband solid-state amplifier offers up to 100W peak pulsed power and 50W average power

TAMPA, Florida, and LEEDS, England -- Diamond Microwave, a specialist in high performance microwave power amplifiers, is extending its range of GaN-based solid-state power amplifiers (SSPA) to include a 2 - 6GHz model that can be operated in either pulsed or CW mode.

Announced at this week's International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, the DM-SC50-01 is an ultra-compact broadband amplifier that complements Diamond Microwave's existing SSPAs in X-Band and Ku-Band. All of Diamond Microwave's amplifiers are ideal for use in demanding defence, aerospace and communications applications.

"We are releasing provisional data at IMS 2014 for a new 2 - 6GHz ultra-compact design, which is demonstrating 100W peak power in pulsed mode at 2GHz and an average power capability of 50W across the full band," said Richard Lang, Managing Director at Diamond Microwave. "This amplifier measures only 120 x 100 x 20mm[3 excluding the heat sink. Once again we are pushing the boundaries of solid-state power amplifier technology with an extremely compact solution."

The amplifier designs are flexible in layout and architecture, and are fully customisable to meet individual specifications for electrical, mechanical and environmental parameters. Amplifiers with pulsed power outputs in excess of 1kW, and with multi-octave performance are also under development.

Diamond Microwave is exhibiting on Booth 1651 at the IEEE International Microwave Symposium in Tampa.

NOTE: 'Diamond Microwave' and the diamond logo are trademarks of Diamond Microwave Devices Limited.

Editorial contact details:
Richard Lang
Managing Director
Diamond Microwave
Tel: +44-(0)113-278-9793
Email: richard.lang@diamondmw.com
Web:  http://www.diamondmw.com

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