Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new 2.8–3.2 GHz 50 Watt QPA1000 GaN Amplifier from Qorvo.
The QPA1000 is a high-power, S-band amplifier fabricated on Qorvo’s QGaN25 0.25um GaN on SiC production process. Covering 2.8-3.2 GHz, the QPA1000 provides greater than +47 dBm of saturated output power and greater than 24 dB of large-signal gain, while achieving more than 58% power added efficiency.
The versatile QPA1000 can also support a variety of operating conditions and system requirements. With good thermal properties, it can support a range of bias voltages and will perform well under pulse applications. The QPA1000 is matched to 50 ohms, with integrated DC blocking caps on both I/O ports. It is ideal for use in commercial and military radar systems.
According to Qorvo, key features of the QPA1000 include:
- Pout: > +47 dBm (PIN = +25 dBm)
- Large Signal Gain: > 22 dB (PIN = +25 dBm)
- PAE: > 58% (PIN = +25 dBm)
- Bias: VD = 25V, IDQ = 200 mA, VG = −2.8V (Typical)
- Supports long pulse operation
- Package Dimensions: 7.0 mm x 7.0 mm x 0.85 mm
To find more information or to purchase this product today online, please visit the QPA1000 webpage. The device is also available by calling 1-800-737-6937 (within North America); or please find your local sales engineer (worldwide) at Local Sales Support. To learn about additional products from Qorvo, please visit the Qorvo storefront webpage.