Power Amplifiers are designed for 18-33 GHz frequency ranges.

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Available in bare die or surface mount packaging, AMMC/P-6333 driver amplifiers target wireless communication infrastructure applications, including point-to-point radios, VSAT and fiber to the home. Fabricated using 0.25 um enhancement mode PHEMT technology, amplifiers deliver gain of 20 dB and P1dB of 23 dBm. With 50 W matching and third order intercept point of 30 dBm, they can be used with single positive voltage supply and DC power of 5 V bias at 220 mA.



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Avago Technologies Introduces High Performance Driver Amplifiers Targeting 18 to 33 GHz Frequencies



SMT-Packaged Power Amplifier Offers Low Current Consumption and High Dynamic Range Support

SAN JOSE, Calif., August 12, 2008

Avago Technologies today announced a highly efficient, linear power amplifier for 18 to 33 GHz frequency ranges. The company is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. Avago's AMMC/P-6333 is a high performance driver amplifier with very high gain and power coupled with excellent input and output return losses. These new amplifiers are built to allow design engineers to meet driver amplifier needs for broad-band frequencies while eliminating the need for negative voltage requirements for better RF performance. Available in "bare die" or surface mount packaging, the AMMC/P-6333 targets wireless communication infrastructure applications, including point-to-point radios, VSAT and fiber to the home.

The AMMC/P-6333 millimeter wave MMIC is fabricated using Avago's unique 0.25 um enhancement mode PHEMT technology. The new MMIC provides high dynamic range support with excellent out power, superior gain and high linearity, broad frequency band support and low current consumption. It is available in a 5 x 5 surface mount package or bare die, making the product easy to store, manage and integrate for a wide range of applications. These high-performance MMICs effectively support frequencies from 18 to 33 GHz and deliver a high gain of 20 dB and a high P1dB of 23 dBm. With 50-ohm matching and third order intercept point of 30 dBm, the new amplifier is easy to use with a single positive voltage supply and DC power of 5V bias at 220 mA.

Pricing and Availability
Pricing for the AMMC-6333 and AMMP-6333 begins at $13.20 and $19.80 respectively in 100-999 volumes. The new amplifiers are available now through Avago's worldwide distribution partners.

About Avago's Wireless Semiconductor Division
With over three decades of RF and microwave technology design and production expertise, Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions for today's highly integrated, feature-rich mobile handhelds, wireless data and infrastructure applications. The company's innovative enhancement-mode pHEMT, CoolPAM and Film Bulk Acoustic Resonator (FBAR) technologies have set new benchmarks for battery life, size and performance of mobile products. Avago's reliable RF/microwave components target many markets, including mobile handsets, wireless infrastructure, wireless data (GPS/WLAN/WiMax), digital TV, VSAT and datalink. More information about Avago's family of RF products is available at www.avagotechwireless.com.

About Avago Technologies
Avago Technologies is a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications. By leveraging its core competencies in III-V compound and silicon semiconductor design and processing, the company provides an extensive range of analog, mixed signal and optoelectronics components and subsystems to more than 40,000 customers. Backed by strong customer service support, the company's products serve four diverse end markets: industrial and automotive, wired infrastructure, wireless communications, and computer peripherals. Avago has a global employee presence and heritage of technical innovation dating back 40 years to its Hewlett-Packard roots. Information about Avago is available on the Web at www.avagotech.com.

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