The CMD238 is a wideband GaAs MMIC distributed RF / Microwave amplifier ideally suited for military, space, and communications systems where small size and high linearity are needed over a wide bandwidth. At 10 GHz the device delivers 14 dB of gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +26 dBm and a 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc. The CMD238 amplifier is a 50 ohm matched design which eliminates the need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. The CMD238 MMIC also offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.
Released – for new design
|Frequency (GHz)||2 - 20|
|Noise Figure (dB)||4.5|
|Phase Noise (dBc/Hz)|
|Output P1dB (dBm)||26|
|Output Psat (dBm)||27|
|Bias Voltage (V)||+5 / +8|
|Bias Current (mA)||360|
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In addition to offering delivery from stock on our own evaluation boards for nearly all our die and packaged devices, Custom MMIC has also put nearly 30% of our devices into the X-Microwave block system. This drop-in simulation, prototyping, and production system enables efficient and expedient microwave and millimeter-wave circuit development and testing.
Custom MMIC strives to design all our MMIC devices in a manner such that they can be readily chosen for your space applications. We offer turnkey space screening / testing service when a device is categorized as "Ready for Space Screening" on our website. In some cases, our devices have already been "Space Qualified" and are often available from stock. Just let us know when requesting price and delivery, or technical support, if your devices will be used in space.