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MACOM introduces new Ku-band 4-Watt power amplifier

(4 August 2020 - MACOM) MACOM Technology Solutions today announced its new MAAP-011313 Ku-Band Power Amplifier.

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The MAAP-011313 can be used as a power amplifier stage or as a driver stage in higher power applications. This device is ideally suited for linear Ku-band VSAT and point-to-point radio applications (courtesy: MACOM)

The MAAP-011313 is a 4-Watt power amplifier packaged in a lead-free 5 mm surface mount QFN plastic package. This power amplifier operates from 13.5 to 15 GHz and provides 36 dB of linear gain, 4 Watts of saturated output power and 28% efficiency while biased at +6 V. The MAAP-011313 can be used as a power amplifier stage or as a driver stage in higher power applications. This device is ideally suited for linear Ku-Band VSAT and point-to-point radio applications.

MACOM will highlight its RF portfolio at the 2020 virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS), August 4th – 6th. We invite you to sign-up for a private meeting with our engineering, applications and sales teams to learn about our latest products and technology. For more information about MACOM’s RF technology solutions, please visit: www.macom.com.

Typical performance of MACOM's MAAP-011313:

  • Frequency (GHz): 13.5 – 15.0
  • Gain (dB): 36
  • P1dB (dBm): 34.5
  • P3dB (dBm): 36.0
  • IIM3 Level (dBc): -28 @POUT 28dBm
  • PAE (%): 28 @ P3dB
  • Input & Output Return Loss (dB): 15
  • Package: 5mm QFN

About MACOM

MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Datacenter, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.