High-Power MMIC Amplifiers are fabricated using GaAs pHEMT process.

Press Release Summary:

Suitable for test and measurement, EW, ECM and radar applications, High-Power MMIC Amplifiers are available in MAAP-011247-DIE (2 W) and MAAP-011248-DIE (1 W) models with 13.5 and 14 dB gain respectively. Operating from DC to 22 GHz, units are matched to 50 Ω across the band. Housed in 2.99 x 1.5 x 0.1 mm package, MAAP-011247-DIE provides 500 mA bias current at 15 V whereas MAAP-011248-DIE with 400 at 14 V.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces New High-Power MMIC Amplifiers Covering DC-22 GHz for Test & Measurement, EW and Radar from MACOM

Devices deliver high gain and power in compact bare die

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two new power amplifiers from MACOM Technology Solutions Inc.

The two-watt MAAP-011247-DIE and 1-watt MAAP-011248-DIE are distributed power amplifier offered as bare die parts. Operating from DC to 22 GHz, these power amplifiers provide high linear gain and output power at 3-dB compression. The devices are fully matched to 50 Ω across the band, include temperature-compensated output power detectors, and are fabricated using a GaAs pHEMT process featuring full passivation for enhanced reliability.

The MAAP-011247-DIE and MAAP-011248-DIE can be used as a power amplifier stage or as a driver stage in higher power applications. They are suitable for test and measurement, EW, ECM, and radar applications.

Additional key specifications of the new devices include:

Part number             Gain (dB)             P1dB (dBm)             P3dB (dBm)            OIP3 (dBm)        Bias (mA @ V)       Die Size (mm)

MAAP-011247-DIE     13.5                        +30                       +33.5                       +42                   500 @ 15             2.99 x 1.5 x 0.1

MAAP-011248-DIE       14                         +28                      +30.5                        +38                   400 @ 12             2.99 x 1.5 x 0.1

To find more information, or to purchase these product todays online, please visit the MAAP-011247-DIE and MAAP-011248-DIE webpages. The devices are also available by calling 1-800- 737-6937 (within North America); or please find a local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support http://www.richardsonrfpd.com/content/english/contactus/Pages/SalesSupport.aspx.

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. More information is available online at www.richardsonrfpd.com.


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