Richardson Offers CHS7012-99F Switch Amplifier with Switching Time of 20 ns

Press Release Summary:

The CHS7012-99F Reflective SPDT Switch Amplifier is designed on a 0.25 µm gate length GaN/SiC pHEMT process for applications ranging from military to commercial communication systems. The unit is operated in DC–12 GHz frequency with an insertion loss of 1.4 dB. It provides an input power of +40.5 dBm at 1 dB compression and an isolation of 35 dB. The amplifier is offered in 1.15 mm x 1.65 mm x 0.1 mm chip size.

Original Press Release:

Richardson RFPD Introduces New DC-12 GHz Reflective 10 W SPDT from UMS

Features broadband performance and a robust 0.25 µm gate length GaN/SiC pHEMT process

September 19, 2018 – Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new reflective SPDT switch amplifier from United Monolithic Semiconductors S.A.S. (UMS).

The CHS7012-99F is a monolithic FET-based, reflective switch amplifier that operates in the DC–12 GHz frequency band. It is designed for a wide range of applications, from military to commercial communication systems.

The new device is developed on a robust 0.25 µm gate length GaN/SiC pHEMT process and is available as bare die.

Additional key features of the CHS7012-99F include:

  • Insertion loss: 1.4 dB
  • Isolation: 35 dB
  • Input power at 1 dB compression (P1dB): +40.5 dBm
  • Switching time: 20 ns
  • Control: -25 V / 0 V
  • Chip size: 1.15 mm x 1.65 mm x 0.1 mm

To find more information or to purchase this product today online, please visit the CHS7012-99F webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from UMS, please visit the UMS storefront webpage.

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. 

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