M/A-COM Technology Solutions Announces New GaAs SP3T Switch for
Smartphone and Tablet Applications
March 21, 2012 Press Release
Switch Delivers Low Insertion Loss, Fast Settling Speed, and Full Passivation
Lowell, MA, March 21, 2012 – M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM
Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions,
introduced today a new GaAs SP3T switch for Wireless LAN and Bluetooth
(WLAN/BT) applications in smartphone and tablet platforms.
The switch is ideal for low control voltage, low insertion loss, high
isolation, and small size applications. Packaged in a lead free 1.5mm
8-Lead PDFN, the
MASW-010612 is ideal for switching between WLAN and Bluetooth functions
to a common antenna. The switch is fabricated using a 0.5 micron gate
length GaAs pHEMT process, and boasts fast settling speed for timing-sensitive
applications. Operating between a frequency range of DC-3.5 GHz, and
optimized at 2.4GHz, the
MASW-010612 has a low insertion loss of 0.6 dB and a high P1dB at
“This switch complements our bumped DIE MASW-009276
which is in production today” said Kevin Harrington, Product Manager.
“The packaged WLAN/BT SP3T function in the 1.5mm package offers an easy
pick and place solution to our customers.”
below outlines typical part number performance:
Production quantities and samples of
MASW-010612 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional
product information can be obtained from the M/A-COM Tech website at:
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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