June 2015

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Airfast RF LDMOS Wideband
Integrated Power Amplifier

Freescale's AFIC10275NR1 is a 2-stage, 250W, 50 Ohm internally-matched RFIC operating from 978 to 1090 MHz and featuring 32.1 dB gain. It is designed for pulsed avionics transponder applications, including TCAS, Mode S and ADS-B.

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Glitch-less Digital Step Attenuators

Peregrine's PE43711 is a 50Ω 7-bit RF DSA that supports applications from 9 kHz to 6 GHz. It features glitch-less attenuation state transitions and covers a 31.75 dB attenuation range in 0.25 dB, 0.5 dB and 1 dB steps. The PE43712 and PE43713 offer similar performance in different QFN style packages.

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Built on Cree’s industry-leading SiC planar technology, these new 900V MOSFETs deliver superior conduction and switching characteristics and enable smaller, cooler and more efficient high-frequency power electronic systems. They are specifically designed to offer performance and cost advantages for renewable energy inverter, electrical vehicle charging system, and three-phase industrial power supply applications.

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More New Products

MACOM's 650W GaN on SiC HEMT for L-band Avionics Applications
MACOM's MAGX-00912 is internally matched across the 960-1215 MHz Band and features 20 dB typical gain, 62% efficiency at a pulse width of 128 µs and 10% duty cycle. It is is available in a standard flange package (MAGX-000912-650L00) and an earless flange package (MAGX-000912-650L0S).

Qorvo's 10W and 30W GaN on SiC HEMTs with Input-Matching
Qorvo's TGF3015-SM (10W, 0. 03-3 GHz) and TGF3021-SM (30W, 0.03-4 GHz) are suitable for military and civilian radar, land mobile and military radio communications, test instrumentation, wideband and narrowband amplifiers, and jammer applications. They are part of Qorvo's leading-edge GaN innovation, from DC through Ka-band.

Phase and Amplitude Controller for Doherty Amplifiers from Peregrine
Peregrine's PE46120 is an MPAC designed for precise control of two independent RF paths. It optimizes system performance while reducing manufacturing costs of transmitters that use symmetric or asymmetric Doherty PA designs to efficiently process signals with large peak-to-average ratios. It integrates a 90° RF splitter, digital phase shifters and a DSA along with a low voltage CMOS serial interface.

Maxtena's High-Performance Passive Iridium Helical Antenna
Maxtena's M1621HCT-P-SMA is a high-performance Iridium-certified passive antenna designed for wireless applications. Built on proprietary Maxtena Helicore® technology, it provides exceptional pattern control, polarization purity and high efficiency in a very compact form factor.

New from UMS - Three GaN on SiC, Quasi-MMIC HEMTs
These three new internally-matched, Quasi-MMIC devices from UMS include a 15W L-band driver, a 50W C-band HPA, and a 200W L-band HPA.

Maestro's 2G CDMA Modem for M2M Applications
The M100CDMAPLUS is part of the Maestro Wireless M100 Series of compact, intelligent industrial modems for M2M applications facing tough environmental conditions and extended lifetime requirements.

DOCSIS 3.1 Active Components from MACOM
This new product family covers upstream and downstream bands and complements MACOM's recently-introduced portfolio of DOCSIS 3.1-compliant passive components. These amplifiers are designed for head-end, node, system and line access equipment requiring broad bandwidth, high output power and low distortion.

High Efficiency 0.5W Small Cell Power Amplifier from Qorvo
Qorvo's TQP9326 is a high-efficiency three-stage power amplifier in a low-cost surface mount package with on-chip bias control and temperature control circuits. It provides 34 dB gain and +27 dBm linear power with linearization correction over the 2.5-2.7 GHz frequency range for Bands 7, 40 and 41.

Platinum Series Terminations and Attenuators from Radiall
Part of Radiall’s global Test & Measurement offering, this new Platinum Series offers easy integration for communication matrices, test benches and laboratories where high RF performance and reliability are essential. The product range includes terminations and attenuators up to 40 GHz, with a variety of commonly-used connectors.

Peregrine's AEC-Q100 Qualified Switches
Announcing new AEC-Q100 Grade 2 certified RF switches from Peregrine! The PE423422 is a SPDT covering 100 MHz to 6 GHz. The PE423641 is a SP4T covering 50 MHz to 3 GHz. Both switches are suitable for automotive infotainment and other automotive applications.

MACOM's High-Linearity, 4W Ka-Band Power Amplifier
MACOM's MAAP-011139-DIE is a four-stage, 4W power amplifier that operates from 29 to 31 GHz and provides 24 dB of linear gain (@ 30 GHz), 4W saturated output power, and 23% efficiency while biased at 6V. It is ideally suited for VSAT communications.

2-20 GHz 20W Benchtop Power Amplifier from Qorvo
The RM022020 utilizes TriQuint's patented Spatium™ combining technology to provide unprecedented performance in a general purpose laboratory bench top amplifier. Suitable for use as a driver/booster amplifier, enabling more power incident upon the device under test, it is an excellent alternative to TWTAs.

Freescale's RF Solutions for Aerospace & Defense
Freescale's RF aerospace and defense portfolio offers high power solutions that support a wide range of needs for military applications, including avionics, HF through L- and S-band radar, communications, missile guidance, electronic warfare, and identification, friend or foe (IFF).

2-22 GHz Packaged LNA with Adjustable Gain Control from United Monolithics Semiconductor
The CHA3024-QGG distributed LNA from UMS provides 15 dB of gain with 3 dB typical noise figure over 2-22 GHz. It is designed for a wide range of applications, including electronic warfare, X- and Ku-band point-to-point radio, and test instrumentation.

GPS Antenna Module Sub-System from Maestro
The A2135-H from Maestro Wireless Solutions combines an enhanced, fully-functional SiRFStar IV GPS engine and a custom-designed high directional patch antenna on-board to help ease integration of leading GPS technology into devices.

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Recent News

Richardson RFPD Introduces:

New 16–18.5 GHz, 1W GaAs Power Amplifier from TriQuint / Qorvo

New Ultra-miniature OCXOs from IQD Now Available

Two New 100W, 28V, DC-3.5 GHz GaN RF Power Transistors from Qorvo

New 10 MHz–40 GHz Switch from Peregrine

New Temperature-Variable Chip Attenuators from Aeroflex/Inmet

New S-band 7W Pulsed High Power Amplifier from MACOM

New Rugged L1-L2 GPS GLONASS Active Antenna from Maxtena

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