GREENSBORO, NC – August 25, 2022 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading global provider of connectivity and power solutions, today introduced the highest gain 100 watt L-band (1.2-1.4 GHz) compact solution: a GaN-on-SiC power amplifier module (PAM) targeting commercial and defense radar applications. The QPA2511 GaN-on-SiC PAM includes an integrated two-stage amplifier solution offering 60% power added efficiency in a circuit size 70% smaller than equivalent two-stage solutions. This unparalleled performance significantly reduces overall system power consumption.
In addition to best-in-class performance, the QPA2511 has been integrated in a robust surface mount package to simplify system design, board assembly and testing. This helps optimize customer manufacturing cycles and improves reliability while accelerating time to market.
Doug Cole, general manager of Qorvo's Defense and Aerospace business, said, "Qorvo consistently answers the challenge of providing unique, highly reliable and effective solutions using GaN-on-SiC technology for L-band and many other applications. Our decades of experience with defense programs and reputation for quality make us a preferred vendor for radar manufacturers in the U.S. and around the world."
The QPA2511 is sampling today for qualified customers. Contact a Qorvo sales representative to learn more.
|Frequency Range (GHz)||Output Power (Watt)||Gain (dB)||PAE
|Vd (V)||Pkg size (mm)|
|1.2-1.4||100||29||60||50||25 x 12.5|
To learn more about how Qorvo provides the products and technologies for mission-critical next-generation defense and aerospace systems, please visit https://www.qorvo.com/applications/defense-aerospace.
With greater than twenty years of research and innovation leadership in GaN, Qorvo’s GaN-on-SiC RF technology continues to bring the highest performance and reliability in support of our customers’ requirements. For more information, please visit https://www.qorvo.com/innovation/technology/gan.
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