4.4 - 5.0 GHz, 3 Watt, 28 Volt GaN Power Amplifier Module (PAM)

    Key Features

    • Operating Frequency Range 4.4 to 5.0 GHz
    • Operating Drain Voltage: +28 V
    • 50 ohm Input / Output
    • Integrated Doherty Final Stage
    • Gain1 at 1.25 W Avg.: 32 dB
    • Power Added Efficiency1 at 1.25 W Avg.: 25%
    • Power Added Efficiency1 at 3 W Avg.: 38%
    • Peak power1: 43dBm
    • 6x10 mm Plastic Surface Mount Package

    Note: 1 -  tested at 4.6 GHz (Refer to datasheet for details)

    The QPA4501 is an integrated 2-stage Power Amplifier Module designed for massive MIMO applications up to 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 QPA4501 incorporates a Doherty final stage delivering high power added efficiency for the entire module up to 3 W average power.

    RoHS compliant.

    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) 4.4
    Frequency Max(GHz) 5
    Pout(dBm) 31
    Psat(dBm) 43.5
    Gain(dB) 32
    PAE(%) 25
    Voltage(V) 28
    Current(mA) ,
    Package Type SMT
    Package(mm) 6.0 x 10.0
    RoHS Yes
    Lead Free No
    Halogen Free Yes
    ITAR Restricted No
    ECCN 5A991G

    This product appears in the following application block diagrams:

    • Applications > Network Infrastructure > Wireless Infrastructure > 5G > 5G Sub-6 GHz Massive MIMO

      5G Sub-6 GHz Massive MIMO