Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
MMIC Driver Amplifier delivers +20 dBm of output power.
Press Release Summary:
March 13, 2014 - Featuring frequency range of 1–24 GHz, Model CMD197 offers 16 dB of flat gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of greater than +20 dBm and output IP3 of greater than +30 dBm across entire bandwidth. Distributed GaAs driver amplifier includes on-chip bias choke and 50 Ω port matches. Fully passivated for moisture protection, Model CMD197 is suited for military and space applications, wideband communication systems, microwave radio, VSAT, and test instrumentation.
Original Press Release
New 1-24 GHz GaAs Driver Amplifier Delivers +20 dBm of Output Power
Press release date: March 4, 2014
The CMD197 offers 16 dB of flat gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of greater than +20 dBm and an output IP3 of greater than +30 dBm across its entire bandwidth. The amplifier also includes a number of features including a single positive bias requirement, an on-chip bias choke, 50 Ohm port matches, wide bandwidth, and high linearity. Full passivation of the die ensures increased reliability and moisture protection.
Ideal applications for the CMD197 include military and space, wideband communication systems, microwave radio, VSAT, and test instrumentation.
To download the full datasheet on the CMD197 Distributed Driver Amplifier, visit the Custom MMIC Product Library.
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