The CMD245 from Custom MMIC is a GaAs MMIC low phase noise amplifier that operates from 6 to 18 GHz. It delivers an output power of 21 dBm with a gain of 18 dB and has a noise figure of 3 dB. The amplifier provides a low phase noise of -165 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset. Only a single positive power supply of 3 to 5 volts is required for this self- biased amplifier. It is availabe as a die and is ideal for military, space and communications systems.