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


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 Nitride Power Amplifier for Radar Applications.”



Paul Blount founded Custom MMIC in 2006 and has served as its President and CTO since its inception. He has been instrumental in the creation of 6 MMIC product lines - amplifiers, switches, mixers, attenuators, phase shifters, and multipliers. In 2011, he was awarded the Army Achievement Award for his work in lowering the power dissipation of low noise amplifiers in phased array systems by an order of magnitude.



During his presentation, Mr. Blount will discuss the GaN process overview, circuit design, as well as measured results and production test data of a 6 watt, 35 GHz power amplifier in Room 3 of the Doubletree by Hilton in Austin, Texas at 4:10 p.m.



About Custom MMIC



Custom MMIC is a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs). Embracing their customers’ challenges, the company offers both a growing family of highperformance 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 millimeterwave circuits 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.



Company Contact:



John Greichen

Custom MMIC

jgreichen@custommmic.com

978-467-4290



Agency Contact:



Paige Clairmont

Strand Marketing

pclairmont@strandmarketing.com

978-463-0780

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