GaN RF Transistor are CW and pulse capable.

Press Release Summary:

Available in QPD1009 and QPD1010 models, GaN SiC RF transistors housed in 3 mm x 3 mm plastic QFN package. Having 17 W at 2 GHz output power level, QPD1009 provides linear gain of 24 dB at 2 GHz. QPD1010 is 10 W, 50 V device featuring 11 W of output power level and 24.7 dB linear gain at 2 GHz. Suitable for defense and commercial radar, QPD1009 and QPD1010 features 72% and 70% at 2 Hz PAE.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces Two New 50 V GaN RF Transistors from Qorvo

Designed for wideband defense and commercial radar, communications and avionics

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two new GaN on SiC RF transistors from Qorvo.

The new discrete GaN on SiC HEMTs operate from DC to 4 GHz. The QPD1009 is a 15 W, 50 V device with an output power level of 17 W at 2 GHz, and a linear gain of 24 dB at 2 GHz. The 10 W, 50 V QPD1010 features an output power of 11 W at 2 GHz and a linear gain of 24.7 dB at 2 GHz.

The QPD1009 and QPD1010 are Qorvo's newest additions to its growing GaN family of devices that are tailored for wideband defense and commercial radar, communications and avionics applications. The new transistors offer significant operational and system cost savings by achieving greater system-level efficiency and are available in low-cost 3 mm x 3 mm plastic QFN packages.

Additional key features include:

• Typical PAE3dB:

  • QPD1009: 72% at 2 GHz
  • QPD1010: 70% at 2 GHz

• CW and pulse capable

• Evaluation boards available:

  • QPD1009-EB
  • QPD1010-EB

To find more information or to purchase these products today online, please visit the QPD1009 and QPD1010 webpages. The devices are also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Qorvo, please visit the Qorvo storefront webpage.

About Richardson RFPD Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, is a global leader in the RF and wireless communications, power conversion and renewable energy markets. It brings relationships with many of the industry’s top radio frequency and power component suppliers. Whether it’s designing components or engineering complete solutions, Richardson RFPD’s worldwide design centers and technical sales team provide comprehensive support for customers’ go-to-market strategy, from prototype to production.

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Mark Vitellaro

Director of Strategic Marketing

1950 S. Batavia Avenue, Suite 100

Geneva, IL 60134

P 630 262 6800

F 630 262 6850

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