GaAs MMIC Amplifier offers low noise figure over wide bandwidth.

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Supporting 2–20 GHz bandwidth, CMD233 distributed low noise amplifier operates from +3 to +6 V supply and suits military, space, and communications systems. Amplifier is 50Â Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, and offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection. At 10 GHz, amplifier delivers >9 dB of gain with corresponding noise figure of 4.5 dB and output 1 dB compression point of +20.5 dBm.



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Distributed Amplifier Offers Low Noise Figure over Wide Bandwidth



Westford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has added another new amplifier to its growing product line, the CMD233 2-20 GHz Distributed Low Noise Amplifier.



The CMD233 is a GaAs MMIC distributed low noise amplifier that offers wide bandwidth, single positive supply voltage, low noise figure, and small die size. It is ideally suited for military, space, and communications systems that need a small size and low noise figure over a wide bandwidth. The device operates from a +3 to +6 V supply. At 10 GHz, it delivers greater than 9 dB of gain with a corresponding noise figure of 4.5 dB and an output 1dB compression point of +20.5 dBm.



The amplifier is a 50 ohm matched design, which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching, and it offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.



Applications for the CMD233 include military electronic warfare, wideband communication systems and test instrumentation. This MMIC amplifier is a CMM4000 replacement (pin compatible and performance compatible).



Visit the Custom MMIC Product Library to download a full datasheet on the CMD233.



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 Westford, MA. For more information, visit www.custommmic.com.



Company Contact:

John Greichen

Custom MMIC

jgreichen@custommmic.com

978-467-4290



Agency Contact:

Caitlin Cerra

Strand Marketing

ccerra@strandmarketing.com

978-463-0780

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