ANADIGICS, Inc. today introduced a series of new HELP4™ WCDMA single-band power amplifiers (PAs). The AWT66xx family is designed for the industry’s most popular 3G mobile devices running on the WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) standard.  This HELP4 WCDMA family includes the AWT6621, AWT6622, AWT6624, AWT6625 and AWT6628 PAs, each designed for specific wireless bands.

The fourth generation of HELP™ (High-Efficiency-at-Low Power) PAs are ideal for a broad spectrum of mobile device applications as they deliver maximum efficiency at various power levels, including a 50-percent reduction in current consumption where mobile devices operate most frequently. They also enable up to 75-percent longer battery life, resulting in significantly longer talk time in handsets.

   Key Product Facts and Highlights include:

•ANADIGICS works with the industry’s leading chipset manufacturers in the development of the HELP4 WCDMA family to provide the highest level of flexibility, integration and ease-of-use to mobile handset designers.

   •The ANADIGICS AWT6621, AWT6622, AWT6624, AWT6625 and AWT6628 each include high-performance directional couplers in a 3 X 3 X 1 (mm) footprint.

•Each device is HSPA and HSPA+ compliant for the highest data levels.

•Each offer three mode states to achieve high power-added efficiencies at several power levels during the phone operation.

•These products also enable low quiescent current and low leakage current in shutdown mode.

All the devices in the AWT66xx series are now ramping into volume production; complete evaluation kits are available upon request.