GREENSBORO, NC – June 3, 2019 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today unveiled a MMIC power amplifier that delivers more than 10 watts of saturated power over the 32-38GHz band. The advanced reliability and efficiency of the product – the highest-performing MMIC on the market – enable customers to achieve performance objectives in critical defense applications while reducing costs.
Built on Qorvo’s ultra-reliable gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) technology, the 10-watt TGA2222 provides 16dB of large-signal gain, 25dB small-signal gain and an industry-leading power-added efficiency greater than 22%. It delivers this extended RF power in a smaller die, which reduces size, weight and number of components to create a simple but powerful solution for radar and electronic warfare applications.
Roger Hall, general manager of Qorvo’s High Performance Solutions business, said, “The increasing demand for higher data rates across all markets continues to drive the need for better-performing RF solutions. With the TGA2222, Qorvo is delivering a breakthrough MMIC with the industry’s highest levels of power and bandwidth for Ka-band defense applications.”
The TGA2222 is available now to qualified customers and offers these specifications:
|Frequency Range||32 – 38 GHz|
|PSAT (PIN=24 dBm)||> 40 dBm|
|PAE (PIN=24 dBm)||> 22 %|
|Power Gain (PIN=24 dBm)||> 16 dB|
|Small Signal Gain||> 25 dB|
|Bias (pulsed)||VD = 26 V, IDQ = 640 mA|
|Bias (CW)||VD = 24 V, IDQ = 640 mA|
|Die Dimensions||3.43 x 2.65 x 0.05 mm|
Qorvo offers the industry’s largest, most innovative GaN-on-SiC portfolio to help customers realize significant improvements in efficiency and operational bandwidth. The company’s products deliver high power density, reduced size, excellent gain, high reliability and process maturity, with volume production dating back to 2000.
Qorvo (Nasdaq:QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world.
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