Power Amplifiers

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

IMS 2017 Technical Presentation “Multi-use Interoperable RF Amplifier” By Paulo Correa, Empower RF Systems Chief Technical Officer

May 19, 2017

On Tuesday June 6th Empower RF’s CTO , Paulo Correa, will be presenting this topic to an audience of IMS attendees at the Exhibitor Workshop 1pm to 3pm, Room 318/319 of the Hawai’i Convention Center.

Abstract

The RF system amplifier has not evolved in any significant way since the inclusion of the microcontroller twenty years ago. That’s a remarkable statement given the... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

HMC-C582 Power Amplifier offers gain flatness of ±1.5 dB.

May 12, 2017

Housed in hermetic 1.75 x 1.62 x 0.525 in. module with replaceable SMA connectors, HMC-C582 GaAs MMIC pHEMT Power Amplifier is operated between 0.01 GHz and 20 GHz. Providing 24 dB of gain, up to 36 dBm output IP3 and 26 dBm output power at 1 dB gain compression, unit’s inputs and outputs are matched to 50 Ω. Suitable for electronic warfare, electronic countermeasures, radar and fiber optic... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Power MMIC Amplifiers are fabricated using GaAs pHEMT process.

May 3, 2017

Suitable for test and measurement, EW, ECM and radar applications, High-Power MMIC Amplifiers are available in MAAP-011247-DIE (2 W) and MAAP-011248-DIE (1 W) models with 13.5 and 14 dB gain respectively. Operating from DC to 22 GHz, units are matched to 50 Ω across the band. Housed in 2.99 x 1.5 x 0.1 mm package, MAAP-011247-DIE provides 500 mA bias current at 15 V whereas MAAP-011248-DIE... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Gallium Nitride Power Amplifiers feature 2 GHz-6 GHz operating frequency.

April 12, 2017

Available in HMC7885 and HMC7748 models, Gallium Nitride Power Amplifiers are suitable for test and measurement, communications, military/aerospace surveillance and radar applications. Housed in hermetic flange-mount package, HMC7885 provides 21 dB of small-signal gain and 45 dBm of saturated RF-output power and draws 2.2 A from 28-V dc supply. Offering 60dB of small-signal gain, HMC7748 draws... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

NuPower™ 12A01A Power Amplifier minimizes heat generation.

February 10, 2017

Designed with gallium nitride technology, 12A01A Power Amplifier offers 36dB of RF gain. Using 0 dBm nominal input drive level, unit is compact to use in variety of air- or ground-based tactical, test or training platforms. Housed in 3.00 x 2.00 x 0.65 in. package, 12A01A provides 4 W of linear RF power for boosting performance in data links and transmitters.

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Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

AMP Series Power Amplifiers offer internal bias circuitry.

January 20, 2017

Yielding millimeter-wave saturated power up to 38dBm at 35.5GHz and 15.5dBm at 110GHz, AMP Series Power Amplifiers generate control voltages. Incorporating reverse voltage protection, units provide proper voltage sequencing. Applied in transceivers, upconverters, EW and radar systems, Power Amplifiers offer LO amplification that is required for military use.

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Electronic Components & Devices

TGM2635-CP Power Amplifier features copper base.

December 16, 2016

Suitable for military, commercial X-band radar systems and satellite communications system application, TGM2635-CP Power Amplifier is designed in 10-lead 19.05 mm x 19.05 mm bolt down package. Providing 100 W saturated power with 22.5 dB signal gain, unit features DC blocked RF ports for system integration. Operating in 7.9 to 11 GHz frequency, unit offers VD = 28 V, IDQ = 1.3 A, VG = -2.6 V... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

NuPowerTM 06C09A C-band PA uses GaN-on-SiC MMIC technology.

December 8, 2016

Measuring 2.5 x 2.0 x 0.65 inch compact size, NuPowerTM 06C09A C-band Power Amplifier provides 40 dB RF gain and module efficiency of greater than 35%. Suitable for electronic warfare systems for airborne electronic attack and unmanned aircraft systems, unit offers 15 Watts saturated RF power in C-band of 4.5 GHz to 6.25 GHz frequency coverage and is ideal for integration into wide variety of... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Model 2185 High Power Pulsed Amplifier with superior SWaP.

November 11, 2016

Ideally used in DME, tactical air navigation, and military FoF, Model 2185 High Power Pulsed Amplifier operates in 960 to 1215 MHz at 10 KW peak range. Amplifier features protection and remote monitoring with excessive VSWR with Shutdown on fault and gives output power degradation at RF section component failure. With user selectable RF power detectors, AGC, ALC, and MGC output power modes,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Custom MMIC President and CTO to Speak at the Compound Semiconductor Conference on KaBand Pulsed Gallium Nitride Power Amplifier for Radar Applications

October 31, 2016

Chelmsford, MA - October 25th 2016 - Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce Paul Blount, President and CEO at Custom MMIC, will be presenting at the Compound Semiconductor Conference on Wednesday, October 26th with his talk entitled, “A High Efficiency, Ka-Band Pulsed Gallium... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultra - Low Noise Amplifiers, Driver Amplifiers, and Low Loss Phase Shifters on Display by Custom MMIC at IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology

October 24, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) is pleased to announce their attendance at the IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology October 18 - 21st in Waltham, MA at Booth #7 with a focus on ultra-low noise amplifiers, driver amplifiers, and low loss phase shifters. With a large suite of... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

C-Band 20 W RF Power Amplifier supports complex waveforms.

October 21, 2016

NuPower™ 06D05A provides saturated RF power of 20 W in C-band (4.4–4.9 GHz) with module efficiencies of up to 30%. For complex waveforms requiring linear PA, this product offers error vector magnitude (EVM) of 4% at 2 W output. RF gain of 40 dB is achieved with 0 dBm nominal input drive level, and 4.50 x 3.50 x 0.61 in. aluminum chassis promotes heat dissipation for higher-temperature... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier supports L- and S-band transmitters.

October 7, 2016

Housed in 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 in. rugged aluminum chassis, NuPower™ 12A03A delivers minimum of 5 W of RF power from 1.0–2.5 GHz when driven with 0 dBm (1 mW) RF input signal. Device is also available in 30 dBm (1 W) input power level version, allowing plug-and-play use with various data transceivers. With low current draw of 0.85 A at +28 Vdc, amplifier supports array of RF communications,... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RF and Microwave Modules facilitate rapid prototyping.

September 22, 2016

Featuring fully integrated, hermetically sealed design, HMC Series Modules shorten proof-of-concept phase of design cycle and help minimize overall in-house technical support needed to assemble, test, and validate design. Series includes: HMC-C582 ultra-wideband power amplifier module ranging from .01–20 GHz; HMC-C583 single pole single throw switch module ranging from 0.1–40 GHz; HMC-C584... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Ku-Band Outdoor Power Amplifier provides up to 400 W peak.

September 15, 2016

Available with optional internal L-band block up-converter, Model PA17-Ku400P delivers 180 W of linear power over 12.75–14.5 GHz band. Transmit Noise Power is -70 dBW/4 KHz and Filter Receive Band is 0.65–12.75 GHz. Measuring 17.0 x 8.5 x 8.5 in., Traveling Wave Tube amplifier is equipped with internal redundancy control, eliminating need for external controller. Internal monitor and control... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier features multi-octave operation.

September 13, 2016

Designed for VHF to S-band transmitters and data radios, NuPower™ 11B02A typically delivers 10 W of RF power from 225–2550 MHz when driven with 3 dBm RF input signal. Amplifier provides standby to transmit switching speed of less than 30 µs, conserving energy between transmit cycles in power-limited applications. Housed in 2.34 x 1.96 x 0.620 in. aluminum chassis, unit features broad... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Richardson RFPD Announces Participation at EDI CON USA 2016

September 12, 2016

Live demos, new products, and Analog Devices Radioverse™ RF wideband transceiver evaluation board giveaway featured at Richardson RFPD booth #806 Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today its participation in EDI CON USA 2016, to be held in Boston, MA, September 20-22, 2016. EDI CON USA brings together RF, microwave, EMC/EMI and high-speed digital design engineers and system... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1 W Driver Amplifier with VG Enable from MACOM

September 9, 2016

0.1 - 3.0 GHz 2-stage amplifier with typical gain of 23 dB and up to 40% power added efficiency Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 1 W driver amplifier from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. The MAAP-011232 is a 2-stage power amplifier with gain shut-off. It operates from 100 MHz to 3 GHz; for operation in the 100 MHz... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Amplifier supports electronic warfare applications.

August 1, 2016

When driven with 0 dBm RF input signal, NuPower™ Model 12A03A delivers minimum of 5 W RF power from 1.0–2.5 GHz. Unit is also available in 30 dBm (1 Watt) input power level version, allowing plug-and-play use with various data transceivers, such as L-3 Communications Bandit radio. Housed in 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.5 in. rugged aluminum chassis, amplifier features low current draw of 0.85 A at +28 Vdc,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

First Remote Live Demo at EMC 2016

July 19, 2016

Consider the Possibilities Empower RF Systems is conducting remote live demonstrations of our broadband, high power amplifier at the IEEE EMC Symposium at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa July 26 – 28th , 2016, Booth 322. The amplifier will be housed in Los Angeles while viewed in the Ottawa exhibit venue with live streaming video while controlling the amplifier from the exhibit floor through a... Read More