Power Amplifiers suit small-cell wireless infrastructure devices.

Press Release Summary:

Supplied in 7 x 7 x 1.3 mm package, AWB7128 and AWB7228 are optimized for WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE small-cell base stations operating in 2,620-2,690 MHz frequency band. Both power amplifiers use InGaP-Plus(TM) technology and offer linearity of -47 dBc ACPR @ ±10 MHz offset. Respectively, AWB7128 and AWB7228 are performance-optimized for ¼ and ½ W linear power applications and offer +24.5 and +27 dBm linear output power, 16% and 14% efficiency, and 28 and 27 dB gain.

Original Press Release:

ANADIGICS Expands Portfolio of Small-Cell Wireless Infrastructure Power Amplifiers

New Power Amplifiers Deliver ANADIGICS' Industry-Leading Performance for WCDMA / LTE Equipment Operating in E-UTRA Band 7

WARREN, N.J. -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today introduced the AWB7128 and AWB7228 power amplifiers (PAs) for E-UTRA Band 7 WCDMA and LTE applications. The ANADIGICS small-cell wireless infrastructure PA family delivers an industry-leading combination of high output power, efficiency, and linearity. This level of performance is optimized for the rapidly growing class of small-cell base stations that includes picocells, enterprise-class femtocells, and high performance customer premises equipment (CPE).

"The continual increase in consumer demand for wireless data is fueling the rapid deployment of small-cell wireless infrastructure devices, such as picocells and femtocells," said Glenn Eswein, director of product marketing for broadband RF products at ANADIGICS. "ANADIGICS' small-cell power amplifier family delivers the highest output power, power-added efficiency, and linearity in its class, enabling manufacturers to develop compact, esthetic, high throughput devices that offer service providers an economical path to expand broadband network coverage. Working closely with device manufacturers, we are expanding this family to help bring the same performance and design flexibility to additional frequency bands."

The AWB7128 and AWB7228 wireless infrastructure PAs are optimized for WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE small-cell base stations operating in the 2620 MHz to 2690 MHz frequency band. The AWB7128 provides +24.5 dBm linear output power, while the AWB7228 delivers +27 dBm linear output power. These power amplifiers use ANADIGICS' exclusive InGaP-Plus(TM) technology to achieve best-in-class efficiency and linearity at these output power levels, enabling small-cell wireless infrastructure solutions that are more thermally-efficient, consume less power, and provide greater range.

ANADIGICS AWB7128 and AWB7228 PA Key Facts and Highlights:

-- World-Class Performance

- Performance optimized for 1/2 Watt (AWB7228) and 1/4 Watt (AWB7128) linear power applications

- Exceptional linearity of -47 dBc ACPR @ +/- 10 MHz offset (10 MHz channel bandwidth)

- Best-in-class power-added efficiency (PAE) at rated output power

- Excellent thermal performance with low transistor junction temperature

- WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE compliant

-- Industry-Leading Integration

- RF matching optimized for output power, efficiency, and linearity in a 50 ohm system

- Compact 7 mm x 7 mm x 1.3 mm surface mount package ANADIGICS Small-Cell Wireless Infrastructure PA Family Key Specifications:

Product Frequency Band Output Power Efficiency Gain
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AWB7123 1930 to 1990 MHz +24.5 dBm 18% 31 dB
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AWB7223 1930 to 1990 MHz +27 dBm 14% 29 dB
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AWB7127 2110 to 2170 MHz +24.5 dBm 18% 30 dB
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AWB7227 2110 to 2170 MHz +27 dBm 14% 29 dB
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AWB7128 2620 to 2690 MHz +24.5 dBm 16% 28 dB
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AWB7228 2620 to 2690 MHz +27 dBm 14% 27 dB
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Engineering samples of the AWB7128 and AWB7228 are available now for qualified programs.

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ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) delivers integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that OEMs and ODMs demand to optimize the performance of wireless, broadband and cable applications across all major networks and standards. ANADIGICS features a diverse portfolio of highly linear, highly efficient RFICs. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers and other components that can be purchased individually or packaged as integrated RF and front-end modules. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.


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