Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT


Wideband amp for 5G test and measurement

31 July 2019 Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

MACOM Technology Solutions announced a new wideband distributed amplifier with the introduction of the MAAM-011238, offered in both bare-die and surface-mount packaged formats. Well suited for use in 5G test and measurement equipment, it gives system designers the agility to leverage a single amplifier for 5G applications spanning sub-6 GHz to mmW (millimetre-wave) frequencies.

The amplifier supports wideband operation from 100 kHz up to 50 GHz (67,5 GHz for the bare-die version) with typical gain of 14 dB at 30 GHz. The input and output are fully matched at 50Ω with typical return loss of 10 dB across the band.

The overall ease of use for customers is enhanced utilising a positive gate bias, thereby eliminating the need for a negative voltage supply and bias sequencer. The MAAM-011238’s integrated power detector further simplifies system designs while preserving valuable board space.

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



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