Antenna Tuning Switch Delivers IMD Performance of -110 dBm
Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation releases its UltraCMOS PE42641 SP4T antenna tuning switch that delivers an IMD performance of -110 dBm, making it suitable for converged designs that require high linearity and low distortion. A variety of emerging market applications benefit from the RF performance advantages of this switch, including 3G GSM/EDGE/WCDMA and CDMA handset and PC card applications; machine-to-machine applications such as vending machines and parking meters; or designs requiring antenna tuning, such as repeater and telematics applications. This silicon-on-sapphire based device incorporates proprietary HaRP technology enhancements to deliver optimal harmonic results, linearity and overall RF performance. The switch offers Class 2 ESD (2 kV HBM) on all pins, and Class 3 (4 kV HBM) at the antenna.