MMIC 10 W Power Amplifier serves 2-6 GHz broadband applications.

Press Release Summary:



Intended for high-power broadband applications, MAAP-010169 is 2-staged amplifier operating from 2–6 GHz. It is fully matched for input and output at 50 Ω, eliminating need for sensitive external RF tuning components. Fabricated using high-reliability pHEMT process, this MMIC power amplifier provides nominal Gain of 18 dB with respective input and output return loss of 8 and 10 dB. Other characteristics include 38 dBm P1db, 40 dBm PSAT, 10 V bias operation, and -0.56 gate bias.



Original Press Release:



MACOM Announces New 10 Watt Amplifier for 2-6 GHz Broadband High Power Applications



Fully Matched, Broadband Amplifier Allows Customers Easy Implementation for Multiple Applications while removing need for sensitive external RF tuning components 



Lowell, MA – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, today announced a new MMIC power amplifier for high power broadband applications.



The MAAP-010169  is a two staged amplifier operating between the 2 GHz to 6 GHz frequency range.  The device is fully matched for input and output at 50Ω, which eliminates the customers’ need for any sensitive external RF tuning components. Unlike competing products the MAAP-010169 boasts high reliability with added excellent efficiency and gain, providing a high power off-the shelf solution.



The MAAP-010169 is fabricated using a high reliability pHEMT process to realize higher power added efficiency and gain. The amplifier provides a nominal Gain of 18dB with outstanding input and output return loss of 8-10 dB respectively across the 2 GHz to 6 GHz band – altogether providing an excellent option for customers looking for high power solutions for their broadband applications.



“The MAAP-010169 is well suited to a range of applications due to its fully-matched, broadband power performance”, said Paul Beasly, Product Manager. “The convenient 10V bias operation, high gain and high power performance from 2 GHz to 6 GHz make for a versatile device that is well-suited for multiple RF and Microwave applications such as repeater amplifiers, mobile infrastructure, air traffic control radars, weather radar, radio communication and test equipment.”



The table below outlines typical performance:













































Parameter

Units

MAAP-010169

Frequency

GHz

2-6

Gain

dB

18

Input Return Loss

dB

8

Output Return Loss

dB

10

P1dB

dBm

38

PSAT

dBm

40

Gate Bias

V

-0.56



Production quantities and samples of MAAP-010169 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at: www.macomtech.com



ABOUT M/A-COM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC.

M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com) is a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications.  Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless and optical communications infrastructure, satellite, radar, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices.  A pillar of the RF and microwave industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers’ most complex problems.



Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.



MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, Partners in RF & Microwave, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.



FOR SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Husrav Billimoria

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.

978-656-2896

Husrav.Billimoria@macomtech.com



Jessie Glockner

Rainier Communications

508-475-0025 x140

jglockner@rainierco.com

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