MACOM Expands its GaAs MMIC Portfolio with the Introduction of Two Amplifiers

At the virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2020, MACOM introduced two new wideband MMIC power amplifier products -  MAAM-011277-DIE and MAAM-011291-DIE. The two devices can be used as driver or power amplifiers for Microwave Communications, Test and Measurement, Aerospace & Defense, and Multi-Market application.

MAAM-011277-DIE Features

  • The MAAM-011277-DIE is a 4-stage, 0.25 W power amplifier 2.5 x 1.15 mm MMIC die. 
  • This product is fabricated using a GaAs pHEMT process which features full passivation for enhanced reliability.
  • This power amplifier operates from 20 to 45 GHz and provides 22 dB of linear gain, 0.25 W at P1dB compression, and 17% efficiency (P3) while biased at 5 V.
  • This device can be used as a driver amplifier ideally suited for the various operational band between 20 GHz and 45 GHz.

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MAAM-011291-DIE Features 

  • The MAAM-011291-DIE is a 4-stage, 1 W power amplifier MMIC die. 
  • This product is fabricated using a GaAs pHEMT process which features full passivation for enhanced reliability.
  • This power amplifier operates from 20 to 45 GHz and provides 19 dB of linear gain, 1 W at P3dB compression, and 15% efficiency at P3dB while biased at 5 V.
  • This device can be used as a power amplifier ideally suited for 5G systems and test and measurement applications in the 20 to 45 GHz range.
  • All data is taken with the chip connected via three 1 mil diameter gold bond wires that are each approximately 350 um long.

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IMS 2020 was scheduled to take place in Los Angeles, California from 21-26 June 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event took place virtually from 4 - 6 August 2020. However, all presentations and materials will stay online until 30 September 2020. 

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