Dual Band Power Amplifiers feature internal duplexers.

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Housed in 4.5 x 6 mm package, AWT664x Series Front-End Modules combine HELP3E(TM) power amplifiers with duplexers to optimize RF performance while extending battery life in thin form factor phones. Dual-band modules offer 3 mode states to achieve high power-added efficiencies at low-range and mid-range output power levels for use with or without DC-DC converter. Compliant with WCDMA/HSPA, HSPA+, and LTE, devices have low quiescent current of 4 mA and flat gain response across all bands.

Original Press Release:

ANADIGICS Unveils New Power Amplifier Duplexer (PAD) Family

New Dual-Band PAD Family Combines Industry-Leading HELP3E(TM) WCDMA/LTE Power Amplifier Efficiency with a High Performance Duplexer

WARREN, N.J., -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today introduced a new family of dual-band power amplifier duplexer (PAD) modules based on the Company's innovative third generation High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power (HELP3E(TM)) technology. By combining world-class HELP3E(TM) power amplifiers with high performance duplexers, ANADIGICS' new family of PAD front-end modules deliver optimal RF performance and longer battery-life, while reducing device design and assembly complexity. These modules include 2 separate RF paths in a compact 4.5 mm by 6 mm package, offering the industry's smallest 3G / 4G dual-band footprint to reduce PCB space by 40%.

"Next-generation mobile devices are being designed to deliver an unprecedented level of features, performance, and style as consumers continue to demand greater functionality and versatility," said John van Saders, senior vice president of RF products at ANADIGICS. "Our new family of power amplifier duplexer modules provides manufacturers with a clear RF advantage. By combining industry-leading efficiency, linearity, and integration, ANADIGICS' PAD modules help extend battery-life, minimize space requirements, and reduce time-to-market."

ANADIGICS' family of dual-band power amplifier duplexer module use the Company's exclusive InGaP-Plus(TM) technology to achieve optimal efficiency across low-range and mid-range output power levels. The internal design optimizes the power amplifier and duplexer match to deliver greater overall system efficiency and RF front-end performance.

ANADIGICS Power Amplifier Duplexer Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Industry-Leading Integration

    -- Ultra-compact 4.5 mm by 6 mm package

    -- Maximum 1 mm package height to support next generation thin form factor phones

    -- Internal duplexers with balanced Rx ports

    -- Integrated high directivity daisy-chainable couplers

    -- WCDMA/HSPA, HSPA+, & LTE compliant

  • World-Class Performance

    -- Three mode states to achieve high power-added efficiencies at low-range and mid-range output power levels for use with or without a DC-DC converter

    -- Flat gain response across all bands for superior system performance and ease of calibration

    -- Exceptionally low quiescent current of 4 mA

    -- Best-in-class linearity at maximum output power

    -- APT-ready

    ANADIGICS Power Amplifier Duplexer Family Key Specifications:
    Part Number   UMTS Frequency   Tx Max Pout      End-to-End        Quiescent
    Bands WCDMA Efficiency Current

    AWT6641 Band 1 24.5 dBm 20.1% @ 3.4V 4 mA
    Band 5 24.5 dBm 20.5% @ 3.4V
    AWT6645 Band 2 24.5 dBm 20.5% @ 3.4V 4 mA
    Band 5 24.5 dBm 20.5% @ 3.4V

    AWT6648 Band 1 24.5 dBm 20.1% @ 3.4V 4 mA
    Band 8 24.5 dBm 21.2% @ 3.4V

    Engineering samples of the AWT6641, AWT6645, and AWT6648 are available now.

    ANADIGICS will have a private chalet at the 2012 Mobile World Congress, February 27 to March 1, in Barcelona, Spain. The chalet is located on Hall Avenue - AV83 and will feature a product showcase of leading 3G and 4G devices powered by ANADIGICS' industry-leading RF solutions. To schedule a media briefing with an ANADIGICS executive or product spokesperson, please contact Vivian Chang (vchang@anadigics.com) or Brian Ribeiro (bribeiro@mspiregroup.com).

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    About ANADIGICS, Inc.

    ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) delivers integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that OEMs and ODMs demand to optimize the performance of wireless, broadband and cable applications across all major networks and standards. ANADIGICS features a diverse portfolio of highly linear, highly efficient RFICs. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers and other components that can be purchased individually or packaged as integrated RF and front-end modules. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.

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