Electronic Amplifiers

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High Power Amplifiers cover 150 kHz to 7,500 MHz frequencies.

June 10, 2015

Covering UHF, VHF, L, S, and C frequency bands, High Power Amplifiers come in 22 models with output power levels greater than 10 W. Solid state 50 Ω hybrid MIC designs use GaN, GaAs, or LDMOS transistor technology that allows gain levels from 40–60 dB. Typical gain variation is ±1.5 dB. Enclosed in environmentally sealed coaxial metal packages, RF amplifiers include models with output P1dB levels from +10 to +50 W and models with output saturated power levels ranging from +40 to +50 dBm. Read More

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Broadband Amplifier uses GaN technology for high gain.

June 5, 2015

Featuring compact design, Model ACE3 has 1.2 GHz downstream frequency band and flexible upstream that can be upgraded to 204 MHz. DOCSIS®3.1-compliant amplifier provides high gain control range via continuous intelligent adjustments. Automatic alignment optimizes SNR performance in both signal directions. Additional features include remote power supply with PFC, external access to test points, and local control through external USB connection. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Microphone and Preamp System provides infrasound measurements.

June 3, 2015

With frequency range of 0.13 Hz to 20 kHz, ±2 dB, ½ in. Model 378A07 meets IEC 61094-4 standard for test and measurement microphones. This covers infrasound which is below normal hearing range for adults. A2LA and ILAC accredited, free-field polarized microphone performs measurements commonly required for wind turbines, sonic booms, diesel engines, and specialized loudspeaker systems. Read More

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Dual Band Amplifier runs automotive radar pulse tests.

May 21, 2015

Optimized for maximum power in 1.2–1.4 GHz and 2.7–3.1 GHz radar bands, Model AS0104-800/400 can be used at saturation to produce maximum continuous wave power of >800 W and >400 W, respectively. Amplifier offers harmonics below -20 dBc, even at saturation. Increase in power allows amplifier to run entire 600 V/m at 1 m radar pulse test using single horn antenna. Unit output is suitable for all EMC loads and remote operation is available via IEEE, USB, LAN, or RS232. Read More

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Power Amplifiers support communications, jamming applications.

May 20, 2015

Supplied in 19 in. enclosure, QBS-620 rackmount GaN power amplifier module consists of 2 identical channels, each containing 200 W Amp, VHF and UHF switched harmonic filter banks, SP3T switches, controller, and AC/DC power supply. Along with LDMOS technology, QBS-617 utilizes balanced architecture with isolator on output and comes with temperature compensation, forward/reverse power detection, VSWR monitor, and thermal shutdown. Output power is 100 W min at 1 dB compression with gain of 52 dB. Read More

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Solid State Power Amplifier operates in pulsed or CW mode.

May 20, 2015

Operating over 1,700 MHz bandwidth centered at 8.5 GHz, GaN-based Model DM-X100-01 delivers 100 W peak pulsed power output. Core microwave assembly consists of chip-and-wire design in slim, low-profile housing. Flexible in layout and architecture, X-band amplifier is fully customizable to meet individual specifications for electrical, mechanical, and environmental parameters. Device is suited for demanding defense, aerospace, and communications applications. Read More

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S-Band RF BDA Module works with OFDM transceivers.

May 7, 2015

NuPower Xtender™ 12E06A linear bidirectional amplifier (BDA), operating across 1,980–2,500 MHz range, generates 12 W of RF power for QPSK modulated signals, 6.3 W for 16QAM, and 2.5 W for 64QAM. With 25 dB RF transmit gain and 12 dB receive gain, broadband solution comes in 4.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in. ruggedized aluminum chassis and is suited for high-performance S-band Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) transceivers with Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) and/or MIMO technology. Read More

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Power Ku-Band MMIC HPA covers commercial satcom band.

May 5, 2015

Available in 25 x 9.6 mm, 10-lead, metal/ceramic flanged package (CMPA1D1E025F) or as bare die (CMPA1D1E030D), 50 Ω Ku-Band MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) high power amplifier (HPA) covers 13.5–14.75 GHz band and operates at 40 V VDD. This 30 W GaN MMIC 2-stage HPA delivers satcom measured performance of 20 dB linear gain at 42 dBm average output power while maintaining linearity under -33dBc OQPSK signal and with adjacent channel power at drain efficiency of 20%. Read More

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Low Noise Wideband Amplifier operates from DC-50 GHz.

May 1, 2015

Measuring 1.97 x 1.30 x 0.1 mm, Model MAAM-011109-DIE provides 50 Ω matching and typical return losses better than 15 dB. Solution includes gate bias adjust to change current setting for power or temperature, gain trim that allows 15 dB of gain control, and temperature-compensated power detector that provides DC voltage in relation to output power. With up to +23 dBm of saturated power, amplifier is suited for broadband applications such as test and measurement and electronic countermeasures. Read More

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Log Video Amplifiers offer broadband performance to 18 GHz.

May 1, 2015

Utilizing GaAs semiconductor technology, Logarithmic Video Amplifier Series includes 4 Successive Detection Log Video Amplifiers and 1 Detector Log Video Amplifier. Units can process up to 75 dB of dynamic range and have log linearity from ±1 to ±2.5 dBm. Log slope ranges from 20–50 mV/dB and recovery times range from 40–150 ns. Enclosed in rugged metal packages with SMA connectors, 50 Ω hybrid circuit assemblies meet MIL-STD-202F environmental conditions. Read More

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Waveform Amplifier suits test and measurement applications.

April 30, 2015

Serving as function generator amplifier, Model TS250 amplifies current, voltage, or power for driving heavy loads. Unit offers 8 voltage ranges from ±10 to ±65 V, with up to 7 A peak current output for low-voltage model. TS250 can source or sink current in all 4 quadrants and features selectable gain of 0 dB or 20 dB. Device is suited for LDO and amplifier PSRR test, battery simulator, op-amp CMRR measurement, high frequency electromagnetic coil driver, and transient response test applications. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Broadband MMIC GaN LNA meets high-RF power survivability needs.

April 29, 2015

Fabricated in GaN technology and supplied in leadless, 4 x 4 mm, ceramic package, CMD219C4 broadband MMIC low-noise amplifier (LNA) operates from 4–8 GHz with gain of 22.5 dB, noise figure of 1.0 dB, and output 1 dB compression point of +17 dBm. Product withstands RF input power levels of up to 5 W without permanent damage. Areas of use include microwave radios and C-band applications, such as point-to-point and point-to-multi-point radios, military and space, and test instrumentation. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Type K Thermocouple Amplifier offers dynamic response of 1 mS.

April 20, 2015

With temperature measuring range of 0–1,250°C, Model TCA-MS-K-1 converts low output voltage signal from Type K thermocouple probe to single independent linearized 0–5 Vdc output voltage. Single-channel unit interfaces to instrumentation equipment including data loggers, temperature indicators, chart recorders, and controllers. Supplied in IP51-rated housing measuring 2.5 x 2.5 x 0.9 in., amplifier includes mini-plug signal input connector and 1 m long integral signal cable. Read More

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

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Flat Panel Buffer Amplifier targets tablets and notebooks.

April 16, 2015

Designed to add two additional power supply voltages available in panel electronics, Model iML2911 employs sensing circuitry for common voltage (VCOM) output load requirement and automatically switches between multiple supply voltage combinations. This saves energy for both still and dynamic display images without affecting quality. Housed in 8-pin TDFN package and 9-ball CSP, device provides up to 12 V VCOM voltage range and is also suitable for TV panel applications. Read More

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Portable RF Amplifiers withstand harsh environments.

April 15, 2015

Comprising 4 models covering multi-octave bandwidths from 1–40 GHz, Ultra-broadband Portable Bench Top RF Amplifiers offer up to 60 dB small signal gain, low noise figure of 5 dB, and output P1dB compression power ranges from +10 to +22 dBm. Units have internal AC voltage power supply of 115–120 Vac at 60 Hz. Operating from -40 to +85°C, 20 GHz modules use SMA female connectors, while 40 GHz versions utilize 2.92 mm connectors. All are fuse protected and come with 6 ft power cord. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Test System meets immunity testing requirements.

April 9, 2015

Combining signal generator and integrated power amplifier, Model NSG 4060 meets requirements for immunity testing to low frequency disturbances in frequency range of 15 Hz to 150 kHz. Disturbances are coupled onto cables in common mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-16) with continuous levels up to 33 V or differential mode (IEC/EN 61000-4-19) with levels up to 22 V/4.5 A. System includes user port for 4 TTL inputs and 4 TTL outputs as well as supply voltages for individual monitoring and control applications. Read More

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High Power Amplifier integrates power detector.

April 9, 2015

Designed specifically for 18 GHz wireless backhaul applications, Model MAAP-011145 covers 17.6–19.75 GHz frequency band and delivers over 2 W output power at 1 dB compression point. Device provides 25 dB small signal gain, OIP3 of 43 dBm, noise figure of 7 dB, and 34.5 dBm of saturated output power. Housed in 7 mm, lead-free cavity package, amplifier features temperature compensated integrated power detector as well as ESD protection and by-pass capacitors. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Transimpedance Amplifier suits coherent receiver applications.

April 8, 2015

With power dissipation of 300 mW per channel, Model MATA-003806 is suited for next generation of micro Integrated Coherent Receivers for metro applications at 100 Gbps and beyond. Dual-channel linear TIA has transimpedance gain which can be adjusted from 100 Ω up to 10 KΩ with manual and automatic gain control modes of operation. Input and output peak detectors are available for RSSI and AGC functionality. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Isolated Gate Driver suits high power density applications.

April 3, 2015

Aimed at high-density power converters, motor drives, and actuators based on SiC transistors, power MOSFETs, and IGBTs, HADES® v2 chipset uses 3 ICs: HADES2P on primary side, HADES2S on secondary, and quad-diode ELARA. Unit includes all functions to drive gates of power switches in isolated, high voltage half bridge. HADES® is available in hermetic packages for extreme temperature applications up to 225°C, as well as in plastic packages for systems where temperature does not exceed 175°C. Read More