Anadigics announces the AWL6950 dual-band 4 × 4 mm InGaP HBT power amplifier (PA). This PA supports the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, which allows wireless local area network (WLAN) equipment manufacturers to use a single PA for 802.11b, 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11a/b, and 802.11a/b/g applications. The AWL6950 requires two external capacitors. The amp provides an EVM of 3.5% at 20 dBm in the 2.4 GHz band and 19 dBm in the 5 GHz band. The PA exhibits 31.5 dB of linear power gain at 2.4 GHz and 30 dB of linear power gain at 5 GHz. The product exhibits consistent gain and linearity performance across a range of temperatures and voltages. This PA offers ESD protection of greater than 1 KV.