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RFMD® Intros New 3V LTE Linear PA Modules

 RFMD logoNovember 7, 2012
Product Announcement

Irma Swain
Sr. Manager, Communications

RF7303 block diagramThe parts in RFMD’s new RF73xx series of high-power, high-efficiency linear power amplifiers are designed for use as the final amplification stage in 3 V, 50 Ω LTE mobile cellular equipment developed for E-UTRAN\LTE band operation. These parts are developed for 5 MHz to 20 MHz LTE channel bandwidths. Each has two digital control pins to select one of three power bias states to optimize performance and current drain at lower power levels. Each also has an integrated directional coupler which eliminates the need for an external discrete coupler at the output, and is assembled in a 10-pin, 3 mm x 3 mm x 0.8 mm module.

RFMD® Intros New 3V LTE Linear PA ModulesFeatures
  • Frequency bands:
    • RF7303 (Multi-Mode): LTE/UMTS 3, 4, 9, and 10; CDMA 15
    • RF7317A: LTE 17
    • RF7320: LTE 20
    • RF7321: LTE 11 and 21
  • Ultra-high LTE efficiency
  • Optimized use with DC-DC converter operation
  • Three power states with digital control interface
  • Integrated power coupler
  • Integrated blocking and decoupling capacitors
  • LTE wireless handsets and datacards
These products are currently available in production quantities.

For more information on RF7303, visit

For more information on RF7317A, visit

For more information on RF7320, visit

For more information on RF7321, visit

About RFMD
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies. RFMD’s products enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced functionality in the cellular handset, wireless infrastructure, wireless local area network (WLAN), CATV/broadband and aerospace and defense markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment providers.

Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at

RF MICRO DEVICES®, RFMD® and PowerSmart® are trademarks of RFMD, LLC. All other trade names, trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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