The TDLM06100 from Teledyne e2v HiRel Electronics is an RF Power Limiter that operates from 10 MHz to 6 GHz. It can handle up to 50 dBm of pulsed input power, has a P1dB of up to 13 dB and leakage power of less than 16.8 dBm. The device has an insertion loss of less than 1.2 dB, a response time of 0.6 ns, and a recovery time of 1 ns.
The TDLM06100 is qualified for operating in harsh environments, including military, space, avionics, and medical applications. It is manufactured on a ruggedized process offering the performance of GaAs with the economy and integration of conventional CMOS. The power limiter is available as a 24-Pad CLGA surface mount package that measures 4 x 4 x 0.85 mm and is suitable for applications such as satellite transceivers/antennas and sensitive orbital T/R modules.