3.4 - 3.6 GHz, 3 Watt, 28 Volt GaN Power Amplifier Module

    Key Features

    • Operating Frequency Range 3.4 to 3.6GHZ
    • Band 42
    • Operating Drain Voltage: +28 V
    • 50 ohm Input / Output
    • Integrated Doherty Final Stage
    • Gain at 3 W Avg.: 32 dB
    • Power Added Efficiency at 3 W Avg.: 33%
    • 6x10 mm Plastic Surface Mount Package

    The QPA3503 is an integrated 2-stage Power Amplifier Module designed for massive MIMO applications with 3 W RMS at the device output.

    The module is 50 ohm input and output and requires minimal external components.  The module is also compact and offers a much smaller footprint than traditional discrete component solutions.

    The QPA3503 incorporates a Doherty final stage delivering high power added efficiency for the entire module at 3 W average power.

    RoHS compliant.

    QPA3503 Evaluation boards are available upon request.

    Typical Applications

      • 5G Massive MIMO
      • W-CDMA / LTE
      • Macrocell Base Station Driver
      • Microcell Base Station
      • Small Cell Final Stage
      • Active Antenna
      • General Purpose Applications
    Frequency Min(GHz) 3.4
    Frequency Max(GHz) 3.6
    Pout(W) 3
    Gain(dB) 32
    PAE(%) 33
    Voltage(V) 28
    Current(mA) 50 for first stage, 75 for final stage
    Package Type Plastic SMP
    Package(mm) 6 x 10
    RoHS Yes
    Lead Free No
    Halogen Free Yes
    ITAR Restricted No
    ECCN 5A991.g

    This product appears in the following application block diagrams:

    • Applications > Network Infrastructure > Wireless Infrastructure > Macro Base Station

      Macro Base Station

    • Applications > Network Infrastructure > Wireless Infrastructure > Massive MIMO

      Massive MIMO