MACOM Introduces New Ku-Band 4-Watt Power Amplifier

MACOM Technology Solutions Inc., a supplier of semiconductor solutions, has announced at the virtual International Microwave Symposium (IMS) the new MAAP-011313 Ku-Band Power Amplifier, the company said.

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 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.