M/A-COM Technology Solutions Press Release - December 27, 2010
250 to 3000 MHz Highly Linear RF Driver Amplifier - Broadband amplifier exhibits high linearity in plastic surface mount package
Lowell, MA, December 27, 2010 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech) introduced today the MAAM-009563, a two-stage HBT driver amplifier for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. This driver amplifier covers a broad frequency range of 250 to 3000 MHz with excellent linearity of 47 dBm output IP3 and typical gain of 19.5 dB. The broad operation is achieved using external matching components, where component values are selected to center the 200 MHz instantaneous bandwidth within the overall frequency range. The lead-free SOIC-8EP surface mount plastic package is RoHS compliant and compatible with solder reflow temperatures up to 260oC. The ESD susceptibility achieves a class 2 ESD rating
“The MAAM-009563 HBT driver amplifier is yet another example of M/A-COM Tech developing industry-leading amplifiers to meet customer and market requirements,” said Jack Redus, Product Manager. “This highly efficient amplifier delivers high linearity and gain, and lower power consumption to cover a broad frequency range for infrastructure applications. In addition to the MAAM-009563 amplifier, M/A-COM Tech offers a family of RF driver amplifiers covering similar frequency ranges at different power levels to meet a variety of requirements.”
Engineering samples, sample boards and production devices are available today from stock. Technical support is also available from M/A-COM Tech’s applications engineers at 978.656.2539. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM Tech website at macomtech.com.
About M/A-COM Technology Solutions
M/A-COM Tech is a leading supplier of semiconductors, active and passive components, and subassemblies for use in radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter-wave applications. The company provides innovative design solutions and products including:
* GaAs, InGaAs, InP, SiGe, and Si IC products
* Unique MMIC processes: HMIC(tm) and GMIC(tm)
* In-house and outsourced design, fabrication, assembly and screening capabilities
* Multiple facilities for improved flexibility and local content design and manufacturing
* Design expertise covering the spectrum from RF through millimeter-wave frequencies
* One of the broadest selections of standard and custom products in the industry.
M/A-COM Tech is headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, with offices spanning North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. M/A-COM Tech builds on 60 years of experience and ISO 9001, AS 9100 and QS-9000 certifications to design and manufacture innovative products addressing aerospace and defense, CATV and broadcast, consumer electronics, industrial and scientific, infrastructure, and public safety applications.
For more information, visit macomtech.com.
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