Linear Amplifiers

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Nuwaves Engineering Announces the Development of a Low-Cost 4 Watt Linear VHF/UHF Radio Frequency Bidirectional Amplifier Module For Communications, Telemetry and Electronic Warfare Markets

September 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announced the Internal Research and Design (IRaD) effort for a miniaturized VHF/UHF RF bidirectional amplifier (BDA). The NuPower™ Xtender™ model 16A06A will feature high linearity performance and small size, at an affordable price point. The NuPower™ Xtender™ 16A06A... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Digital VGAs feature constant linearity technology.

May 26, 2016

With K(LIN)™ constant linearity technology, F1455 Series Variable Gain Amplifiers maintain 38 dBm output third order intercept point for first 12 dB of gain control range. Devices feature broadband 1,400–2,300 MHz operation, 4 dB NF at max gain (2,000 MHz), and 32 dB flat, temperature invariant max gain. Available in a 6 x 6 mm 28-QFN package, amplifiers utilize SPI interface for gain control and are suitable for driving power amplifiers in wireless base station transmitters. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

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

Electronic Components & Devices

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

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

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

Electronic Components & Devices

Visit the MACOM Booth # 432 at SCTE 2014

September 15, 2014

MACOM will showcase its industry leading portfolio of CATV and broadband devices enabling the evolution of modern cable networks at Cable-Tec Expo'14, Denver Colorado, in booth 432. To keep pace with the exponential growth in data demand while leveraging previously deployed fiber and copper, cable networks are working toward the deployment of DOCSIS 3.1 equipment.  This requires changes... Read More

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

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

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NuWaves Engineering Team Wins NASA Small Business Innovation Research Contract for C-Band Power Amplifier Development for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

June 13, 2014

Middletown, Ohio — NuWaves Engineering, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave solutions provider, announced today that the company has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to research and develop a linear C-band power amplifier (PA) for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). NuWaves,... 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, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

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

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

NuWaves Engineering Showcases New Linear Bidirectional Power Amplifier Module at AUVSI 2013

August 13, 2013

NuPower Xtender™ Linear Bidirectional S-Band Power Amplifier to be Demonstrated Washington, D.C. – NuWaves Engineering of Middletown, Ohio, an international Radio Frequency (RF) and Embedded Systems solutions provider, is exhibiting its high-performance, miniaturized RF products and is also demonstrating the first linearized model to come from the company's new NuPower Xtender series of... 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

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Huawei Selects ANADIGICS' Pentaband Power Amplifier for New CPE and Hotspot Devices

June 20, 2013

ANADIGICS’ Compact Pentaband Solution Features High Performance Power Amplifier Chains that Enable Operation in 21 Different 3G and 4G Frequency Bands and Band Classes WARREN, N.J. – ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its ALT6526 pentaband power amplifier to Huawei for the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Fully-Screened Control Devices and Amplifiers Available from KCB

June 13, 2013

Shirley, MA – KCB Solutions, (, an ITAR and AS9100 accredited microwave design and manufacturing center, is pleased to announce a new line of fully-screened Hi-Rel switches, attenuators, and power amplifiers. These GaAs devices meet the screening and qualification requirements of MIL-PRF-38534 and MIL-PRF-38535 and are available... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Scintera Announces Highly Integrated Dual-Path RF Predistortion Linearizers Targeting Small Cells and Remote Radio Heads

June 7, 2013

SC2200 and SC2220 address small cell MIMO, DAS, AAS, RRH and multi-band designs ranging from 250mW to 60W or more output power at the antenna SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Scintera Networks, Inc., a leading provider of mixed signal semiconductors for wireless communications, today announced the availability of the SC2200 and SC2220 dual-path system-on-chip (SoC) RF Power Amplifier Linearizers... Read More

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

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