RF Power GaN Transistor is housed in NI-360H-2SB ceramic flanged package.

Press Release Summary:

Operating from 1 MHz to 2700 MHz frequency with +50 Vdc voltage, AFG24S100HR5 RF Power GaN Transistor is suitable for CW, pulse and wideband RF applications such as public mobile radios, ISM and wireless cellular infrastructure. Delivering gain of 16.0 dB CW, 18.0 dB pulse with 64.2% CW, 66.8% pulse efficiency in 2500 MHz narrowband test circuit, unit offers thermal resistance of 0.86ºC/W and greater than 20:1 VSWR.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces New 1-2700 MHz, RF Power GaN on SiC Transistor from NXP

Features high gain and ruggedness for range of CW, pulse and wideband RF applications

Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new GaN on SiC depletion-mode HEMT from NXP Semiconductors.

The AFG24S100HR5 is a 125 W CW RF power GaN transistor that operates from 1 MHz to 2700 MHz and includes input-matching for extended bandwidth performance. With its high gain and high ruggedness, this device is suitable for a range of CW, pulse and wideband RF applications, including public mobile radios, ISM (industrial, scientific and medical), wideband laboratory amplifiers, and wireless cellular infrastructure.

Key features of the AFG24S100HR5 include:

  • Operating voltage: +50 Vdc
  • Gain (in 2500 MHz narrowband test circuit): 16.0 dB CW, 18.0 dB pulse
  • Efficiency (in 2500 MHz narrowband test circuit): 64.2% CW, 66.8% pulse
  • Thermal resistance: 0.86 ºC/W
  • Ruggedness: > 20:1 VSWR
  • Package: NI-360H-2SB ceramic flanged

The new device is part of the lineup of NXP RF power transistors for ISM and broadcast applications that are available from Richardson RFPD. These devices are designed to simplify the use of solid-state RF in high-powered ISM applications at frequencies from 1 to 600 MHz, as well as applications in the 915, 1300 and 2450 MHz frequency bands for FM radio and VHF and UHF TV broadcast. For additional information on these products, please refer to pages 24–25 of the NXP RP Product Selector Guide http://www.richardsonrfpd.com/resources/RellDocuments/SYS_31/RF_prod_selector_guide.pdf.

To find more information, or to purchase this product today online, please visit the AFG24S100HR5 webpage. The device is 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. To learn about additional products from NXP, please visit the NXP storefront webpage http://www.richardsonrfpd.com/content/english/aboutus/Pages/Suppliers-Storefront.aspx?supplierId=167.

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.


Elizabeth Whelan

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Richardson RFPD

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Geneva, IL 60134

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