Welcome to the next-generation
TriQuint GaN Tech Hub!

If you've been following our Avionics & Radar Tech Hub, then you know how much TriQuint has been contributing to the GaN picture. And if you were around for the first version of the TriQuint Tech Hub, you know what a great resource this is for all things GaN -- new products, inside info from TriQuint and our design engineers, and exclusive technical resources. We're excited about all the great new TriQuint GaN products and developments that we'll be sending your way over the next few months. Ready? Let's go!

  July 29, 2014

News: TriQuint Achieves GaN Defense Production Milestones as Part of the Defense Production Act Title III Program
TriQuint recently announced that it has successfully completed the Defense Production Act Title III Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide Production Capacity program. Read more.

  July 24, 2014

2.5–6 GHz 40W GaN Power Amplifier
The TGA2576-FS is a packaged wideband power amplifier featuring 40W of saturated output power, greater than 35% PAE and 29 dB small signal gain. It is fully matched to 50 ohm, with integrated DC blocking caps on both I/O ports, and is ideally suited to support both commercial- and defense-related opportunities. Learn more.

  July 21, 2014

Report: GaN Devices Could Reach More Than 20% of the Overall RF Device
Market by 2020
A new report provides analysis on applications, technical challenges and strategic initiatives related to the implementation of RF GaN for volume production. Today several companies, including TriQuint, have GaN device portfolios covering a wide range of applications. Read more.

  July 17, 2014

TriQuint's New Packaged 2-6 GHz GaN LNA
The TGA2611 was the industry’s first GaN LNA, and now it is available in a 4x4mm QFN package. Covering 2–6 GHz, the TGA2611-SM handles 2W of input power, and offers 1.0 dB noise figure, 22 dB of gain, +18 dBm P1dB, and an OTOI of+30 dBm. It is ideally suited for L- and S-band A&R systems.

  July 14, 2014

TriQuint's New Packaged 6-12 GHz GaN LNA
The TGA2612-SM is a packaged version of the TGA2612. Covering 6–12 GHz, it handles 2W of input power, and provides 2.0 dB noise figure, 22 dB of gain, +28 dBm OIP3, and is suitable for C- and X-band A&R systems.

  July 10, 2014

News: GaN Power Device Market to Grow at 80% during 2016-2020 to almost $600M
Based on a scenario where electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles (EV/HEV) begin adopting GaN in 2018-2019, the ramp-up of the GaN power device market will be quite impressive starting in 2016, at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 80% to almost $600m in 2020, leading to approximately 580,000 x 6” wafers being processed, according to the report ‘Power GaN Market’ from market analyst fim Yole Développement. Read more.

  July 7, 2014

New! X-band, 50W GaN Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications
The TGA2586-FL operates between 7.9 and 8.4 GHz and typically provides greater than 47 dBm of saturated output power, 36% PAE and 14 dB small signal gain. Learn more.

  July 3, 2014

New! 0.03 – 2.5 GHz 10W GaN Power Amplifier
TriQuint’s TGA2237-SM offers greater than 13 dB of large signal gain and greater than 50% PAE. It is available in a low-cost, surface mount 32-lead, 5x5 mm AIN QFN package, and it is ideally suited to support both radar and communication applications across defense and commercial markets, as well as electronic warfare. Learn more.

  July 2, 2014

VIDEO: TriQuint’s Presentation at IMS 2014
At this year’s IMS in Tampa, Grant Wilcox, Product Line Manager for MMIC Components delivered a presentation entitled “TriQuint RF Solutions Enable Next-Generation EW, Radar and Communication Systems.” See the video. Download a pdf of the presentation.

  June 26, 2014

New "GaN For Dummies®" e-Books From TriQuint
In conjunction with John Wiley & Sons, Inc., TriQuint has written two new resources - GaN RF Technology For Dummies® and RF Applications of GaN For Dummies® - to help customers learn more about the basic technology of gallium nitride (GaN) and its applications in RF design. Download your free copy today.

  June 25, 2014

0.03–2.5 GHz 10W GaN Power Amplifier
The TGA2237 is a wideband distributed amplifier operating from 0.03 to 2.5 GHz and providing greater than 10W of saturated output power with greater than 13 dB of large signal gain and greater than 50% PAE. Available in die or in QFN package. Ideal for commercial/military radar, communications, and EW applications.

  June 19, 2014

2.5-6 GHz 40W GaN PA for EW, Radar & Test Instrumentation Applications
The TGA2565-FS features greater than 35% PAE and 29 dB small signal gain, and is fully matched to 50Ω with integrated DC blocking caps on both I/O ports. Learn more.

  June 16, 2014

0.1-3.0 GHz 10W GaN Power Amplifier
TriQuint’s TGA2216-SM is a wideband cascode amplifier fabricated on TriQuint’s production 0.25um GaN on SiC process. The TGA2216-SM operates from 0.1-3.0 GHz and provides greater than 10W of saturated output power with greater than 13dB of large signal gain and greater than 40% power-added efficiency. Learn more.

  June 12, 2014

New TriQuint 45W, 32V, DC-3.5 GHz, GaN RF Power Transistor
The T1G4004532-FL is a new 45W (P3dB) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT from TriQuint. Key features include:
  • Frequency range: DC-3.5 GHz
  • Output power (P3dB): 45W at 3.3 GHz
  • Linear gain: 19 dB minimum at 3.3 GHz
  • Operating voltage: 32V
  • Low thermal resistance package
Learn more.

  June 9, 2014

DC-3.5 GHz GaN on SiC HEMT for Optimized Power and Efficiency at High Drain Bias
The T1G4020036-FL is a 240W peak (48W avg.) (P3dB) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT operating from DC to 3.5 GHz and featuring advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating conditions. This optimization can potentially lower system costs in terms of fewer amplifier line-ups and lower thermal management costs. Learn more.

  June 5, 2014

New TriQuint GaN PA Offers 33 dB Gain and >50% PAE from 2.7-3.7 GHz
The TriQuint TGA2583-SM operates from 2.7 to 3.7 GHz and typically provides +40.5 dBm saturated output power, >50% power-added efficiency, and 33 dB small signal gain. It can be operated in CW or pulse mode, is offered in a 5x5 mm surface mount package, and is ideally suited for both commercial and defense-related radar applications. Learn more.

  June 2, 2014

TriQuint Presentation Tomorrow!
Arrow RF & Power is hosting a TriQuint booth presentation tomorrow, June 3rd, at IMS 2014 in Tampa. If you’re at the show, please be sure to stop by! Learn more.


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