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MACOM debuts Pure Carbide power amplifiers

25 November 2020 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

MACOM Technology Solutions announced at the virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS) the introduction of its new gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) power amplifier product line, which it is branding as ‘MACOM Pure Carbide’. The company also announced the introduction of the first two new products in the product line, the MAPC-A1000 and the MAPC-A1100.

The MAPC-A1000 is a high-power GaN-on-SiC amplifier designed to operate between 30 MHz and 2,7 GHz and is housed in a surface mount plastic package. The easy-to-use, general purpose amplifier integrates an input match which simplifies the customer’s design-in effort. The amplifier can deliver more than 25 W (44 dBm) at greater than 50% efficiency from 500 MHz to 2,7 GHz when tested in a circuit designed for operation over 2,2 GHz simultaneous bandwidth.

The MAPC-A1100 is a high-power GaN-on-SiC amplifier designed to operate up to 3,5 GHz. The device is capable of supporting both CW and pulsed operations with output power levels of at least 65 W (48,1 dBm) in an air cavity ceramic package.

The two new general purpose amplifier products are ideal for use in avionics, high-power mobile radios, wireless systems and test instrumentation.

For more information contact Andrew Hannay, RFiber Solutions, +27 82 494 5466, sales@rfibersolutions.com, www.rfibersolutions.com


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