Press Release Summary:
Available in CMD181 and CMD261 models, Broadband GaAs MMIC Mixers are used for upconversion and downconversion with external hybrids. With input IP3 of +22 dBm, CMD181 GaAs MMIC features conversion loss of -6.5 dB, high LO to RF isolation of -37 dB and LO to IF isolation of -29 dB. Enabling frequency band translation, CMD261 mixer comes with high LO to RF isolationof -30 dB and LO to IF isolation of -20 dB. Mixers operate from -55 °C to +85 °C temperature range.
Original Press Release:
Custom MMIC Introduces Two New Broadband GaAs MMIC Mixers With Ultra Low Conversion Loss
Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added two new low loss, high linearity and high isolation MMIC mixers to their growing family of fundamental, IQ, and IRM mixers. The CMD181 and CMD261 are both general purpose double balanced mixers that can be used for upconversion and downconversion, or as image rejection mixers or single sideband modulators with the appropriate external hybrids and power splitters.
The CMD181 fundamental mixer’s RF and LO operates from 26 GHz to 45 GHz with a wide IF bandwidth of DC to 12 GHz. With a low conversion loss of -6.5 dB, the CMD181 MMIC mixer also features high LO to RF isolation of -37 dB and LO to IF isolation of -29 dB. This mixer is also highly linear, with an input IP3 of +22 dBm.
The CMD261 mixer enables frequency band translation, with an RF from 30 GHz to 46 GHz, an LO frequency range of 16 GHz to 31 GHz and an IF frequency range from 5 GHz to 20 GHz. With only -8 dB conversion loss the CMD261 MMIC mixer also features high LO to RF isolation of -30 dB and LO to IF isolation of -20 dB. These new GaAs mixers are available in compact die form and can operate reliably from -55 °C to +85 °C.
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Custom MMIC is a leading manufacturer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs). Embracing their customers’ challenges, the company offers both a growing portfolio of high-performance MMIC standard products and innovative custom-design services. Their engineering team is highly experienced in a broad range of III-V processes (e.g. GaAs, GaN, InP, InGaP) and has longstanding relationships with the leading foundries. Custom MMIC specializes in RF through millimeter-wave products serving diverse markets including wireless and wired communications, satellite, radar systems, cellular infrastructure and instrumentation. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Chelmsford, MA. For more information, visit www.custommmic.com.