GaN technology delivers higher saturated power, gain and smaller size than GaAs-based PAs

    GREENSBORO, NC – December 29, 2021 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today introduced three new wideband power amplifiers (PAs) that offer industry-leading performance over the full 1-40 GHz frequency range to support demanding requirements for electronic warfare, radar and test equipment applications. The PAs are built on Qorvo’s highly reliable Gallium Nitride (GaN) QGaN15 and QGaN25 technologies and feature small footprints, delivering outstanding performance in wideband applications where size, weight and power are significant factors.

    The new products include the Qorvo QPA0106, a wideband MMIC PA that delivers 18 watts of saturated power over the 1-6 GHz frequency range; the QPA2966D, which offers 20 watts of saturated power over the 2-20 GHz range; and the QPA2640D, which features 8 watts of saturated power over the 20-40 GHz range. They join the TGA2962, which was introduced in 2020 and offers 10 watts of power over the 2-20 GHz range.

    Roger Hall, general manager of Qorvo's High Performance Solutions business, said, "The Qorvo portfolio of wideband PAs surpasses every performance parameter – power, power-added efficiency, bandwidth and large signal gain. These innovative products reflect our continued commitment to equip defense system designers with the highest-performing options that also reduce component count, footprint and costs."

    The new products are available now to qualified customers and offer the following specifications:

      QPA0106 QPA2966D QPA2640D
    Frequency Range 1-6 GHz 2-20 GHz 20-40 GHz
    Psat 18 Watts 20 Watts 8 Watts
    PAE 40% 26% 14%
    Large Signal Gain 24dB 13dB 12dB
    Package QFN Die Die
    Dimensions 7 x 7 3.6 x 6.9 5.8 x 3.5

    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 GaN production dating back to 2000.

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    About Qorvo
    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 to learn how Qorvo connects the world.

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    Media Contact:
    Katie Caballero
    Marketing Communications Manager
    Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products
    +1 972-994-8546

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