Passive Components

GaAs MMIC Doubler for Military Radar and Satellites

14 July 2017

The new GaAs MMIC Doubler. Image credit: Custom MMICThe new GaAs MMIC Doubler. Image credit: Custom MMIC

Custom MMIC has added a new MMIC doubler to its line of broadband frequency series.

The new doubler covers an input frequency of 7 to 11 gigahertz and features a low conversion loss and Fo isolation for use in military radar, SMDS, SATCOM, VSAT and LO chains for point-to-point microwave/millimeter-wave radio in cellular backhaul applications.

The gallium arsenide (GaAs) MMIC CMD226N3 is a passive frequency multiplier housed in a quad-flat no-leads (QFN)-style package. The device is temperature stable and has a conversion gain of less than 2 decibels from nominal across the entire frequency band of operation. The MMIC doubler offers low-phase noise performance without the need for biasing circuitry.

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