M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New Power Amplifier for Point-to-Point Applications
February 2, 2012 Press Release
-- New 1.2-Watt GaAs Power Amplifier Boasts High Linearity
Lowell, MA, February 2, 2012 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high
performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced today a new power amplifier for point-to-point radio
MAAP-008924 is a 3-stage, high linearity 1.2 W GaAs power amplifier. Packaged in a 5 mm, 20-Lead PQFN, the
amplifier is fully matched to 50 ohms on both the input and output.
MAAP-008924 provides a high output IP3 while maintaining low DC power consumption”, said Jack Redus, Product
Manager. “This power amplifier is an excellent choice for 10, 11, and 13 GHz point-to-point radio transceivers for
cellular backhaul applications.”
Operating between the 10 GHz to 13.3 GHz frequency range, the
MAAP-008924, can be used as a power amplifier stage, or as a driver stage in high power applications.
Fabricated using M/A-COM Tech’s high linearity MESFET Process, the amplifier features 20 dB Gain and 44 dBm OIP3.
The table below outlines typical part number performance:
Production quantities and samples of
MAAP-008924 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from
the M/A-COM Tech website at: www.macomtech.com
ABOUT M/A-COM TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (www.macomtech.com)
is a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions for use in radio frequency (RF),
microwave, and millimeter wave applications. Recognized for its broad portfolio of products, M/A-COM Tech serves
diverse markets, including CATV, wireless infrastructure, optical communications, aerospace and defense,
automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Tech builds on more than 60 years of experience
designing and manufacturing innovative product solutions for customers worldwide.
Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality
standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices
throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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