The CMD163C4 is a high dynamic range GaAs MMIC low noise amplifier housed in a leadless 4x4 mm surface mount (SMT) package. The CMD163C4 is ideally suited for military, space and communications systems where small size and high linearity are needed. The device is optimized for 21 GHz and delivers greater than 23 dB of gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +18 dBm and a noise figure of 1.7 dB. The CMD163C4 amplifier is a 50 ohm matched design which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching.
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|Frequency (GHz)||17 - 27|
|Noise Figure (dB)||1.7|
|Phase Noise (dBc/Hz)|
|Output P1dB (dBm)||18|
|Output Psat (dBm)||19|
|Bias Voltage Vdd/Vgg (V)||+2 to +4 / +3|
|Bias Current (mA)||120|
|Package||4x4 mm QFN|
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