Satellite Amplifiers

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifier operates from 10-14 GHz.

April 17, 2015

Housed in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic surface-mount package, Model CMD189P3 delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +4 dBm and noise figure of 1.4 dB. Broadband MMIC device has 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military end-use, and test instrumentation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers suit uplink applications.

March 16, 2015

Based on SuperPower technology, XTD-2000KHE Ku-band TWTA provides 750 W of linear power in compact, rugged package weighing 92 lb and drawing less than 3,200 W of prime power. XTD-1500DBSHE DBS-band TWTA provides 560 W of linear power for direct-to-home applications in same package and draws only 2,500 W of prime power. Designed for SATCOM applications, both are available as outdoor antenna-mount units with operating temperature of -40 to +60°C or as indoor rackmount configurations. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband Low Noise Amplifiers range from 30 MHz to 40 GHz.

February 18, 2015

With noise figure levels from 2.5–3 dB typ across entire band, ultra-broadband and millimeter wave low noise amplifiers (LNAs) include 17 unconditionally stable models covering multi-octave bandwidths with flat gain response and GaAs PHEMT semiconductor technology. Features include 50 Ω hybrid MIC circuits enclosed in environmentally sealed metal packages with nickel or gold plating, stainless steel SMA or 2.92 mm connectors, and IP3 levels as high as +42 dBm. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Ultra Low Noise MMIC Amplifier has 17-27 GHz bandwidth.

January 26, 2015

Supplied in die form, CMD163 features gain of +24 dB, noise figure of <1.3 dB, and output 1 dB compression point of +19 dBm across 17–27 GHz bandwidth. All-positive bias scheme eliminates need for negative voltages and sequencing circuitry, and bias conditions are Vdd = 4 V @ 120 mA and Vgg = 3.0 V. LNA is internally matched 50 Ω design that does not require any external components aside from bypass capacitors. Areas of use include military and space applications and communication systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High Linearity 4 W Power Amplifier suits Ka-band applications.

January 20, 2015

Offered in bare die format and 5 x 5 mm, 32-lead QFN package, MAAP-011139 has 29–31 GHz frequency range and delivers 24 dB of linear gain, 4 W of saturated output power, and 23% efficiency. This high-linearity power amplifier, suited for Ka-band, high-data density satellite communications, provides >27 dBm Pout/tone while maintaining IM3 levels of 30 dBc. Rating for input and output return loss is 10 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaN Low-Noise Amplifier features 23 dB gain.

December 24, 2014

Able to survive input power levels up to 5 W without front-end limiter, 4–8 GHz Model CMD219 features output of 1 dB, compression point of +18 dBm, and noise figure of 1.1 dB across operating bandwidth. Typical bias conditions are Vdd = 10 V at 100 mA and Vgg = -2.3 V, although Vdd can vary from 5–28 V. Suitable applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military and space, and test instrumentation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Noise GaN LNA features high power survivability.

December 15, 2014

Supplied in die form, CMD218 offers gain of 22 dB, output of 1 dB, compression point of +19.5 dBm, and noise figure of <1.25 dB across 5–9 GHz frequency range. Unit can, without input limiter, survive incident power levels up to 5 W without any degradation in performance. With 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, LNA operates from 5–28 V supply and draws 100 mA typ quiescent current. Negative gate voltage is required for proper operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier targets optical networking systems.

September 29, 2014

Intended for 100G optical networking market, 4-channel ONET2804T provides less than 2 µA input-referred noise and virtually no cross talk between channels. Internal circuit provides photodiode reverse bias voltage and senses average photocurrent supplied to each photodiode. Available in 750 µm channel-pitch bare die, TIA serves parallel optical interconnects in applications with data rates up to 28 Gbps, such as optical line cards, point-to-point microwave backhauls, and video over fiber. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Klystron Modulator provides pulse fidelity and repeatability.

August 26, 2014

Featuring >0.1% pulse fidelity and repeatability, with 100,000 hr MTBF, DTI PowerMod™ Solid-State Klystron Transmitter is suited for particle accelerators and mission-critical radars. Unit includes PLC-based controller, pulse transformer, high voltage solid-state switch, and required protection circuitry to run Klystron. With peak RF power to 100 mW, amplifier offers pulse widths from 1 µs to 5 mS, repetition rate to 1 KHz, voltage flatness of <1%, and 0.1% reproducibility. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low Noise Amplifier offers wideband performance.

July 22, 2014

Operating from DC-50 GHz, Model CMD206 offers noise figure of less than 3.5 dB, gain of greater than 11 dB, and output 1 dB compression point of +12 dBm at 30 GHz. Distributed LNA requires all-positive bias of only 4 V at 32 mA (drain), 3 V (gate). External drain bias network and input blocking capacitor are required for proper operation. Offering full passivation, die is suited for microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and fiber optic applications. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra-Low-Noise Amplifiers suit E- and W-band applications.

June 6, 2014

Measuring 1.7 mm², Model ALP283 operates from 80–100 GHz, while Model ALP275, measuring 2.125 mm², operates from 71–96 GHz. ALP283 provides 29 dB of linear gain, 2.5 dB typical noise figure, and P1dB of 3 dBm (2 mw). Delivering greater than 26 dB of linear gain, ALP275 features 3 dB typical noise figure and P1dB of 4 dBm (2.5 mw). InP HEMT MMIC LNAs are suited for W- and E-band commercial, civil, and military applications such as communication links, sensors, and millimeter-wave imaging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifiers serve military and commercial applications.

May 27, 2014

Featuring hybrid microwave IC design and advanced GaAs PHEMT technology, 14 low noise amplifiers (LNAs) are capable of broadband performance between 9 KHz and 18 GHz. Ranges include noise figures from 0.8–3 dB, gain levels from 25–50 dB, gain flatness from ±0.75 to ±1.25 dB, and power output levels (P1dB or Psat) from 10–18 dBm. These connectorized SMA modules are unconditionally stable and include built-in voltage regulation, bias sequencing, and reverse bias protection. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Integrated Pre-Filtered GPS LNA offers low noise of 1.8 dB typ.

April 2, 2014

Comprised of pre-filtered GPS Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) modules, 312 Series amplifies signals while filtering out interference. Design maximizes out-of-band rejection while minimizing system noise figure and size. Along with choice of single or dual output, options include bias configuration; SMA, N-Type, or TNC connectors; and L1, L1/L2, L5, and L1/L5 frequency band options. Gain can be set from 16–40 dB in 3 dB increments, and low noise figure is 1.8 dB typ. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra Low Noise GaAs Amplifiers operate up to 16 and 17 GHz.

January 24, 2014

Available as bare die for hybrid assemblies, CMD167 ultra low noise GaAs MMIC amplifier operates from 10–17 GHz. Supplied in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic SMT package, CMD167P3 operates from 8–16 GHz. Both deliver >15 dB gain, with output 1 dB compression point of +11 dBm and noise figure of 1.8 dB at 14 GHz, and feature 50 Ω matched designs that eliminate need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Each device requires single positive supply voltage for operation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Noise MMIC Amplifiers meet MIL requirements.

January 17, 2014

Utilizing E-PHEMT technology, CMA Series is tested to meet MIL requirements for gross leak, fine leak, thermal shock, vibration, acceleration, mechanical shock, and HTOL. Units are housed in 3 x 3 x 1.4 mm ceramic cases that are hermetically sealed and nitrogen filled. Offering thermal performance of -55 to +105°C, CMA Series includes four models with 31.5, 18.4, 23.0, and 17.0 dB gain and noise figures of 1.00, 0.75, 0.50, and 0.80 dB, respectively. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Noise Amplifier delivers more than 20 dB of gain.

November 20, 2013

Operating from 6–20 GHz, Model CMD194C3 delivers greater than 20 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +15 dBm and noise figure of 2 dB. Ports of MMIC are matched to 50 Ω, eliminating need for external DC blocks and RF matching. Housed in 3 x 3 mm ceramic surface-mount package, RoHS-compliant broadband amplifier is suited for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military EW systems, and test instrumentation. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GNSS Controller regulates effective radiated power levels.

November 18, 2013

Capable of handling any GPS L1/L2 or GLONASS L1/L2 signal application, GLI-METRO-G offers ability to select GPS plus GLONASS, GPS only, or GLONASS only signal output power control. Unit includes built-in antenna monitoring and oscillation detection. When used in conjunction with active GPS/GLONASS receive antenna, controller will pass GPS+GLONASS signals inside building, hangar, or any structure where signal is not accessible. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

GaAs MMIC Low Noise Amplifier covers 33-45 GHz applications.

July 17, 2013

Featuring 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, CMD190 delivers >19 dB of gain with corresponding noise figure of 2.1 dB at 36 GHz. All-positive bias design eliminates negative bias sequencing circuits while simplifying board layout, and use of on-chip pinch-off tracking circuit ensures consistent performance over temperature and process variations. Solution offers full passivation for reliability and moisture protection. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifier presents 2.1 dB noise figure.

June 3, 2013

Supplied in RoHS-compliant, 3 x 3 mm QFN plastic SMT package, 6–11 GHz CMD186P3 offers 2.1 dB noise figure, delivers >18 dB of gain, and has corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +16.5 dBm. Product requires single +5 V supply at 78 mA, and 50 Ω matched design does not require any external components aside from nominal bypass capacitors. Applications include microwave radios and C- and X-band applications as well as point-to-point radios and phased-array radar. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

High Voltage Amplifiers offer output up to 20 KV.

May 30, 2013

Available with unipolar or bipolar output at 0–10 kV, 15 kV, and 20 kV, 10HVA-20HVA Series can operate in DC, reversible, and amplifier modes. Units provide high-voltage DC to full scale waveform capability greater than 500 Hz+ output depending on loading. Amplifiers operate precision filter/divider and linear HV switch, and can both source and sink current linearly through 0 V. Performing with 25 ppm temperature coefficient, devices come standard with differential precision, 0–10 Vdc control input. Read More