GaAs Low Phase Noise Amplifier offers -165dBc/Hz phase noise.

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Used in Local Oscillator and high sensitivity receiver circuits for military and instrumentation applications, GaAs MMIC Low Phase Noise Amplifier comes in three die and two QFN packaged MMICs in 6 to 22 and 30 to 40 GHz freqency range. Operated with power supply of 3 to 5 volts, amplifier family is self- biased. CMD245 and CMD245C4 are operated in 6 to 18 GHz frequency and CMD246 C4 is operated in 8 to 22 GHz frequency.


Original Press Release:

Breakthrough GaAs MMIC Wideband Low Phase Noise Amplifier Family Delivers Extremely Low Phase Noise

Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added new category to their rapidly expanding standard product offerings. Custom MMIC’s new GaAs MMIC Low Phase Noise Amplifier family offers previously unattained phase noise performance. Phase noise is a critical requirement which defines the performance level of most radars and communications systems. The five product family achieves phase noise performance as low as -165dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. They are used in Local Oscillator (LO) and high sensitivity receiver circuits for military and instrumentation applications. The MMIC family includes three die and two QFN packaged MMICs covering 6 to 22 and 30 to 40 GHz. Only a single positive power supply of 3 to 5 volts is required for these self- biased amplifiers.

Part Number              Frequency (GHz)          Phase Noise (dBc/Hz)         Gain (dB)           P1dB (dBm)

CMD245                           6 to 18                             -165                                   18                       18

CMD245C4                       6 to 18                             -165                                  18                        18

CMD246                            8 to 22                             -165                                  17                        13

CMD246C4                       8 to 22                              -165                                 17                         13

CMD247                           30 to 40                           <-160                                 13                       13.5

For more information, visit the Custom MMIC product library to download the full datasheet on Custom MMIC’s Low Phase Noise Amplifiers.

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 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 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

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