The VRFA0105-BD from Viper RF is a GaN HEMT Low-Noise Amplifier MMIC that operates from 5 to 18 GHz. It provides a linear gain of 12 dB with a noise figure of less than 7 dB and has a P1dB of more than 10 dBm. The LNA requires a DC supply of 12 V and consumes less than 4 W of power. It is available in a package that measures 3.5 x 2.0 x 0.1 mm with RF ports matched to 50 ohms and DC-blocked. The amplifier is ideal for use in point-to-point radios, VSAT, radar, and test & instrumentation applications.