Linear Amplifiers

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

Linear RF Amplifiers operate from 0.8-9.5 GHz.

October 17, 2014

With gain performance from 18–32.5 dB, Coaxial GaAs PHEMT MMIC-based Amplifiers are suited for commercial and defense applications such as communications, radar and sensors, test instrumentation, telecom infrastructure, fixed microwave backhaul, and commercial 2-way radio. Units offer gain flatness from ±0.5 dB to ±2 dB and third order intercept levels from 38.5–47 dBm. Rated for -55 to +85°C operation, amplifiers are fully matched internally for input and output at 50 Ω. Read More

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

GaN Power Amplifier is optimized for power and linearity.

September 8, 2014

As 28–32 GHz GaN power amplifier (PA) in die form, CMD217 features >20 dB gain across operating frequency range with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +36.7 dBm and saturated output power of +39.3 dBm (8.5 W). Power added efficiency is 28%–35% across band. This fully matched 50 Ω design requires only external bypass capacitors to complete bias circuitry. Suited for Ka-band communication systems applications, die is passivated for reliability and moisture protection. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Variable Gain Amplifier covers 5-300 MHz frequency range.

July 9, 2014

Housed in 7 mm RoHS-compliant PQFN package, Model MAAM-011186 offers 39 dB of gain and 3 dB of noise figure with 31.5 dB attenuation. Two-stage differential amplifier, featuring embedded digital step attenuator, delivers 36 dB MER performance loaded with 39 channels at 52 dBmV per channel. Suitable for DOCSIS 3.0 and 3.1 reverse path infrastructure equipment, linear amplifier operates off 8 V or 5 V supply with 2.2 W power dissipation and 22 dB of input and output return loss. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Transconductance Linear Servo Amplifiers offer low drift.

March 12, 2014

Available in 6 power levels from 500–3,800 W, with up to 40 A peak output current, LALD series offers <400 µA of drift (worst case) from 0 to 70°C and true linear output control. Current mode servo amplifiers, suited for driving inductive loads, can also drive low friction air bearing stages due to inherent stability and up to 20 kHz bandwidth. Bus voltage allows up to +/150 Vdc operation, and other features include safe operating area protection, on-board DSP, and non-volatile memory. Read More

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

Line Amplifiers support DOCSIS 3.1 systems.

October 30, 2013

Available in 12 and 24 V models, Models ACA1210, ACA1212, ACA1216, ACA2431, ACA2449, and ACA2461 provide signal fidelity over extended frequencies up to 1.2 GHz. Surface mount devices deliver optimal bit error rate, composite triple beat, composite second order, cross modulation, and carrier-to-intermodulation noise characteristics in fully loaded spectrum. Series leverages GaAs MESFET process for reliability along with GaN HEMT technology for high output power and optimum power efficiency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

RF Power Amplifier integrates linearization technology.

August 1, 2013

Designed for half-duplex RF transceivers with amplitude-modulated waveforms, Xtender™ Linear Bidirectional S-Band Power Amplifier module, Model NW-LBSSPA-10W-2.2-2.5, generates 6 W of average RF output power from 2,200–2,500 MHz, given 10 dB peak-to-average power ratio waveform. With continuous wave signals, amplifier generates 10 W of RF output power. Automatic transmit sensing circuitry provides nearly instantaneous switching between receive and transmit modes, at less than 2 µs. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Doubler supports CATV infrastructure network upgrades.

July 31, 2013

Combining MESFET technology with GaN HEMT output stage, 1.2 GHz Model ACA2429 is optimized for proposed data over cable service interface specification (DOCSIS) system standard version 3.1. Unit delivers 25 dB gain with +60 dBmV output power and only 10 W of power consumption. Housed in surface mount package, line amplifier offers optimized bit error rate, composite triple beat, composite second order, cross modulation, and carrier-to intermodulation noise characteristics. 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

Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband Amplifier targets EMC testing environments.

May 15, 2013

Operating from 10 KHz to 400 MHz with rated power level of 260 W, Model CBA 400M-260 uses gallium arsenide integrated circuit technology for optimal compression characteristics and efficiency. Class A linear amplifier, powered by switched mode power supply, includes integral fans for cooling and excess temperature sensor that prevents possible damage due to blocked filter or faulty cooling. Unit operates from 32–104°F with harmonics better than -20 dBc at 210 W output. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Linear GaN Amplifier supports X-band MILSATCOM service.

March 19, 2013

Housed in 32 lb package measuring 6.8 x 10.5 x 17 in., Model XTSLIN-100X-B1 includes integrated BUC, output isolator, and harmonic filter. High-power unit features 100 W of WGS linear power and draws only 750 W of prime power at linear RF output. Amplifier supports critical multi-carrier X-band operation with extremely low leakage levels in receive band, even for case with SSPA in view of antenna and feed. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Hybrid Line Amplifiers target CATV infrastructure networks.

November 26, 2012

Featuring passive components in pin compatible SOT-115J package, 24 V Models ACA2786, ACA2788, ACA3748, and ACA3754 use MESFET technology to provide high output power for 1 GHz and 870 MHz applications. Line amplifier power doublers feature low composite triple beat, composite second order, and cross modulation distortion characteristics for optimal performance in fully loaded spectrum. Controlled gain limits minimize lot-to-lot variation and ensure uniformity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Linear Servo Brush Amplifier drives voice coil linear actuators.

September 12, 2012

Preset to match continuous and peak current specifications of any H2W voice coil motor, LCAM 5/15 are designed to drive voice coil linear actuators. DC linear brush-type servo amplifier, engineered for low-noise operation, offers 5 A continuous and 15 A peak output. Operating from +24 to +70 Vdc supply, product has 6.5 kHz (90° phase shift) bandwidth and supports current or velocity mode operation. Amplifier Enable input and Fault Indicator output are standard features. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

High-Voltage Linear Amplifier delivers ±50 kV performance.

November 21, 2011

Featuring all solid state design, Model 50/12 provides precise control of output voltages in range of 0 to ±50 kVdc or up to 100 kVac peak-to-peak with output current of 0 to ±12 mAdc or peak ac. Slew rate is greater than 350 V/µs and signal bandwidth (-3 dB) is dc to greater than 20 kHz. With less than 10 Vrms noise, bipolar amplifier is suited for dielectric studies, electrostatic deflection and flame control, high-voltage cable testing, and plasma studies. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Driver Amplifier covers 250-4,000 MHz frequency range.

January 6, 2011

Suited for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications, MAAM-009560 HBT Driver Amplifier provides linearity of 42 dBm OIP3 over input power range greater than 20 dB, and features typical gain of 15 dB. Unit's lead-free SOT-89 surface mount plastic package is RoHS compliant and compatible with solder reflow temperatures up to 260°C. ESD susceptibility achieves class 2 ESD rating. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Amplifier targets mobile PC and embedded applications.

June 30, 2010

Operating from 4.9-5.8 GHz, Model RF5616 features fully matched input/output design, integrated low pass filtering, and integrated 3-stage PA. Device offers voltage supply levels from 3.0-5.0 V, enabling linear output power of 18-21 dBm. Interstage power detector minimizes sensitivity to voltage supply, temperature extremes, and VSWR, while optimizing accuracy of closed loop power control. Housed in 3 x 3 mm QFN package, IC is suited for access points, gateways, DSL routers, and WLAN. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier delivers 150 W over 1.75-1.85 GHz range.

June 4, 2010

Offered as PCB housed in machined aluminum enclosure, Model KMS2010 solid-state linear power amplifier suitable for wireless broadband networks offers 52 dBm linear power with scalable gain of 57 dB. Module is designed to meet needs of most communication protocols, including various types of OFDM. Featuring internal isolator, amplifier is protected from thermal overload, over-power, over-voltage, and wrong voltage polarity. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Power Amplifiers target femtocell markets.

May 27, 2010

Operating in 3G frequency bands, Model AWB7123 supports UMTS band 2 in North America, while Model AWB7127 supports band 1 in Europe, Asia, and parts of South America. Both support multi-carrier scenarios and complex modulation schemes, such as those used in WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE air interfaces. Delivering up to +24.5 dBm of WCDMA power with ACPR of -50 dBc, devices incorporate RF matching networks optimized for output power, efficiency, and linearity in 50 W systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Amplifiers are designed for 18-33 GHz frequency ranges.

September 29, 2008

Available in bare die or surface mount packaging, AMMC/P-6333 driver amplifiers target wireless communication infrastructure applications, including point-to-point radios, VSAT and fiber to the home. Fabricated using 0.25 um enhancement mode PHEMT technology, amplifiers deliver gain of 20 dB and P1dB of 23 dBm. With 50 W matching and third order intercept point of 30 dBm, they can be used with single positive voltage supply and DC power of 5 V bias at 220 mA. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Programmable Gain Amplifier is optimized for DOCSIS 3.0.

July 3, 2008

Operating in 5-85 MHz frequency range, Model ARA2017 supports DOCSIS 3.0-specified signal levels of +64 dBmV while minimizing harmonic distortion and output noise levels. Linear amplifier features 33 dB of RF gain at minimum attenuation, and includes digitally controlled, multi-stage precision step attenuator that provides up to 58 dB of attenuation in 2 dB increments. Requiring single 5 V supply, device is offered in 28-pin 5 x 5 x 1 mm QFN package. Read More