Ultra-Broadband Power Amp has extended frequency range.

Press Release Summary:

With no warm-up or turn-on delay, CHPA0618-1-G45 provides 40 W typ saturated power across 5.85-18.4 GHz bandwidth. Ability to achieve solid-state power levels across frequency range is enabled by Spatium(TM) broadband spatial combining technology. This multiple-element architecture provides protection from single-point failures and facilitates even, dispersive, 3D heat dissipation. Other features include soft-fail in case of device failure, and flat gain without equalization.

Original Press Release:

CAP Wireless CHPA0618-1-G45 Ultra-broadband Spatially Combined Power Amplifier

Achieves Outstanding Solid-state Power Levels Across Extended Frequency Range

NEWBURY PARK, Calif. - Jan. 8, 2009 - CAP Wireless, Inc. (CAP), a leading supplier of highperformance microwave and RF amplifiers and amplifier-based subsystems, today announced the CHPA0618-1-G45 ultra-broadband spatially combined power amplifier, which provides 40 watts of typical saturated power across ultra-broad six to 18 GHz bandwidth. The ability to achieve these unprecedented solid-state power levels across an extended frequency range is enabled by CAP's revolutionary, patented Spatium(TM) broadband spatial combining technology. The Spatium multiple element architecture, which provides protection from single point failures and facilitates even, dispersive, three-dimensional (3D) heat dissipation, makes the CHPA0618-1-G45 a compact, affordable, reliable, solid state alternative to traveling wave tube amplifiers (TWTAs). The device uniquely meets the demanding specifications of applications such as electronic counter measures (ECM), laboratory instrumentation, and electromagnetic compatibility/electromagnetic interference (EMC/EMI) test, as well as narrower band applications like radar, microwave imaging, and satellite communications.

CHPA0618-1-G45 Key Features:
o Ultra-broad 5.85-18.4 GHz bandwidth
o 40 watts typical saturated power
o Exceptional reliability and mean time between failure (MTBF)
o Graceful degradation (soft-fail) in the event of device failure
o Low voltage primary power
o Low intermodulation and harmonic distortion
o Flat gain without equalization
o Low noise figure
o Low phase noise and spurious
o Infinite load voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) without damage
o No warm-up or turn-on delay

About Spatium
CAP Wireless ultra-broadband Spatium power amplifiers obsolete today's power amplifiers and make the unachievable a reality. Spatium amplifiers excel when extremes of bandwidth and power are demanded. The revolutionary, patented ((#7215220) Spatium technology incorporates a coaxial antipodal finline structure within a proprietary, inherently low-loss spatial combining architecture to achieve solid state reliability and stability with outstanding power levels across exceptionally broad bandwidth. Spatium power amplifiers do more with less-more bandwidth, more power, more fidelity-in less space with less noise at a lower cost. This breakthrough technology leverages commercially available devices and technologies, and it is a simple process to change the design for different applications without having to change the entire structure, eliminating traditional time-consuming redesigns for variations and enabling significant time-to-manufacture cost-savings.

Pricing and Availability
The CHPA0618-1-G45 ultra-broadband power amplifier is available immediately. Pricing depends upon individual customer specifications; please call CAP Wireless at 805-499-1818 or email info@capwireless.com for specific price quotes and additional information.

About CAP Wireless
CAP Wireless develops and manufactures a broad range of RF and microwave amplification products and related subsystems for homeland security, defense electronics, and commercial microwave markets. The company's Spatium(TM) product line provides extremely broad bandwidth, high-power, solid state amplifiers for applications such as electronic warfare (EW) systems, radar and communication systems, laboratory instrumentation, and electromagnetic compatibility and interference testing. Applications currently in development include high-power and low noise amplifiers for radar, microwave imaging, and satellite and terrestrial communications systems. CAP Wireless, Inc. is a privately held corporation headquartered in Newbury Park, CA. For more information about CAP Wireless and its products, please call 805-499-1818, email info@capwireless.com, or visit www.capwireless.com.

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