Custom MMIC (Westford, MA) announced their new CMD184, a broadband 20 GHz GaN power amplifier, during the International Microwave Symposium (IMS). The CMD184 is Custom MMIC’s first released standard product fabricated on GaN. The CMD184 requires an off-chip bias tee for proper operation. The die offers full passivation for increased reliability and moisture protection. Ideal applications for the CMD184 are microwave radio and VSAT, telecom infrastructure, test instrumentation, and military and space. The CMD184 amplifier die offers:
- An ultra-wide bandwidth of 0.5 to 20 GHz.
- An output 1 dB compression point of greater than +34 dBm.
- Flat gain of 13 dB.
For more information, visit www.custommmic.com.