The CMD246 is a wideband (C, X, Ku, K band) GaAs MMIC low phase noise RF / Microwave amplifier (LPNA) ideally suited for military, space, and communications systems. At 16 GHz, the amplifier delivers 17 dB of gain, a saturated output power of +18 dBm and a noise figure of 3.5 dB. Also with an input signal of 10 GHz the amplifier provides low phase noise performance of -165 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. The CMD246 MMIC is a 50 ohm matched design which eliminates the need for RF port matching. The CMD246 also offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection.
Released – for new design
|Frequency (GHz)||8 - 22|
|Noise Figure (dB)||3.5|
|Phase Noise (dBc/Hz)||-165|
|Output P1dB (dBm)||13|
|Output Psat (dBm)||18|
|Bias Voltage Vdd/Vgg (V)||+3 to +5 / +3|
|Bias Current (mA)||48|
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