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Hittite Press Release - October 6, 2010

Hittite's New pHEMT Gain Block/Driver Amplifier Covers DC to 10 GHz

Darlington Amplifier Delivers up to +20 dBm Output Power

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HMC788LP2E functional diagramChelmsford, MA, October 6, 2010 - Hittite Microwave Corporation, the world class supplier of complete MMIC based solutions for communication & military markets, has introduced a new SMT pHEMT MMIC Driver Amplifier which is ideal for high linearity applications in cellular/4G, broadband, military and fixed wireless equipment applications from DC to 10 GHz.

HMC788LP2E gain chartThe HMC788LP2E is a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Gain Block Amplifier which is rated from DC to 10 GHz. This internally matched Darlington amplifier delivers up to 14 dB gain, +20 dBm output P1dB, and up to +30 dBm output IP3. The active on-chip bias circuit allows the HMC788LP2E to exhibit excellent gain and output power stability over temperature, while consuming only 76 mA from a single +5 V supply. This 2x2 mm DFN packaged amplifier can be used as either a cascadable 50 Ohm gain stage or to drive the LO port of many of Hittite’s single and double-balanced mixers. The wide bandwidth and simple application circuit makes the HMC788LP2E ideal for use in multi-band infrastructure applications such as software defined radios, and in point-to-point and test and measurement subsystems.

Samples and evaluation PC boards for all SMT packaged products are available from stock and can be ordered via the company’s e-commerce site or via direct purchase order. Released data sheets are available on-line at www.hittite.com.


About Hittite
Hittite Microwave Corporation is an innovative designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal ICs, modules, subsystems and instrumentation for digital, RF, microwave and millimeterwave applications covering DC to 110 GHz. Our RFIC/MMIC products are developed using state-of-the-art GaAs, GaN, InGaP/GaAs, InP, SOI, SiGe, CMOS and BiCMOS semiconductor processes utilizing MESFET, HEMT, pHEMT, mHEMT, HBT and PIN devices. Our custom and standard products support a wide range of wireless / wired communications and radar applications for Automotive, Broadband, Cellular/4G, Fiber Optics, Microwave & Millimeterwave Communications, Military, Test & Measurement, and Space markets.



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Beth McGreevy
MarCom Manager
mcgreevy@hittite.com
Hittite Microwave Corporation
20 Alpha Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824
Phone: 978-250-3343
Fax: 978-250-3373
sales@hittite.com www.hittite.com






Posted  10/7/2010
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