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Front End Modules
Today’s advanced avionics and IFF applications demand the best performance. Available now from Richardson Electronics, Qorvo recently introduced the QPD1025L, an 1800 W (P 3dB ) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT that operates from 0.96 to 1.215 GHz. This industry-leading product offers input pre-match within the package resulting in ease of external board match and saving critical board space. Additional key features are:
- Linear gain: 22.5 dB
- Typical PAE(3dB):2%
- Operating voltage: 65 V
- CW and Pulse capable
For further information, please also see the Microwave Journal Article: 1.8 kW GaN Transistor for L-Band Avionics
- 4.0 – 6.0 GHz operational bandwidth
- LNA with integrated bypass mode
- Ability to turn LNA and bypass mode OFF
- Ultra low noise figure, 1.3dB at 5.5 GHz
- 19dB gain at 5.5 GHz
- 32dBm OIP3 at 5.5 GH
The QPL9098 is a high-linearity, ultra-low noise gain block amplifier with a bypass mode functionality integrated in the product. At 5.5 GHz, the amplifier typically provides 19 dB gain, +32 dBm OIP3, and 1.3 dB noise figure while drawing 68 mA current from a +4.2 V supply.
The QPL9098 is internally matched using a high performance E-pHEMT process and only requires four external components for operation from a single positive supply: an external RF choke and blocking/bypass capacitors. This low noise amplifier contains an internal active bias to maintain high performance over temperature.
The QPL9098 is optimized for the 4.0 - 6.0 GHz frequency band and is targeted for wireless infrastructure. The QPL9098 is packaged in a 2 x 2 mm DFN.
- Frequency Range: 28 – 38 GHz
- PSAT (PIN = 13 dBm): >26 dBm
- IM3 ( POUT/Tone = 20 dBm): -20 dBc
- Small Signal Gain: >23 dB
- Bias: CW, VD = +20 V, IDQ = 64 mA, VG = -2.5 V typ.
- Die Dimensions: 1.65 x 0.67 x 0.05 mm
1. Thermal resistance determined to the back of a 20 mil Cu-Mo carrier plate with eutectic die attach (85 C)
2. Refer to the following document GaN Device Channel Temperature, Thermal Resistance, and Reliability Estimates
Learn the latest 5G developments from infrastructure to fixed wireless access in this eBook, which includes information on market updates, technical trade-offs and critical technologies. Also, explore the latest products accelerating 5G developments, such as the QPF4006 from Qorvo. This 37 – 40.5 GHz GaN front end module combines a low noise high linearity LNA, a low insertion-loss high-isolation TR switch, and a high-gain high-efficiency multi-stage PA, ideal for 5G base stations.
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