DC - 12 GHz, 20 Watt, 32 V GaN RF Transistor

    Key Features

    • Frequency range: DC - 12 GHz
    • Output power (P3dB): 19 W at 9.4 GHz
    • Linear gain: 11 dB typical at 9.4 GHz
    • Typical PAE3dB: 46% at 9.4 GHz
    • Operating voltage: 32V
    • Low thermal resistance package
    • CW and pulse capable
    • 3 x 4 mm package

    Qorvo's TGF2978-SM is a 20 W (P3dB) wideband unmatched discrete GaN on SiC HEMT which operates from DC to 12 GHz and a 32V supply rail. The device is in an industry standard 3x3mm QFN package and is ideally suited to military and civilian radar, land mobile and military radio communications, avionics, and test instrumentation. The device can support pulsed and linear operations.

    Lead-free and ROHS compliant. Evaluation boards are available upon request.

    Typical Applications

      • Civilian Radar
      • Military Radar
      • Land Mobile Radio Communications
      • Avionics
      • Test Instrumentation
    Frequency Min(MHz) DC
    Frequency Max(MHz) 12,000
    Gain(dB) 11
    Psat(dBm) 42.8
    PAE(%) 46
    Vd(V) 32
    Idq(mA) 100
    Package Type QFN
    Package(mm) 4 x 3
    RoHS Yes
    Lead Free Yes
    Halogen Free Yes
    ITAR Restricted No
    ECCN 3A001.B.3.B.2

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