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Highest Power Handling and Fastest Recovery Time SPDT Switch-Limiter from MACOM

Fri, 09/06/2013 - 3:50pm
WDD Staff


M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (MACOM) (Lowell, MA) has announced a new SPDT Switch-Limiter that is ideally suited for S-Band military and commercial radar systems. The MASL-011023 is an innovative switch-limiter solution for customers who require the industry’s fastest recovery time and highest power handling for S-Band receive protection applications. Operating over the 2.7 to 3.5 GHz bandwidth, the device handles 125 W of CW power at 85°C, while providing ultra-fast recovery time of less than 100 nanoseconds. The switch is offered in a JEDEC standard footprint surface mount 7 x 7 mm QFN package that enables repeatable, high volume manufacturing. Features include:

  • Low insertion loss, high isolation and the lowest available flat leakage of 10 dBm in Rx mode and 7 dBm in Tx mode.
  • Designed to minimize insertion loss and handle +51 dBm CW power through the transmit path.
  • Fully integrated RF & DC bias network provides the customer with a complete switch-limiter solution.

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