RFMW’s 30W GaN PA for S-band Radar

The TGA2818-SM provides 30W of saturated output power for S-band Radar systems operating over 2.8 – 3.7GHz.RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for the Qorvo TGA2818-SM power amplifier. The TGA2818-SM provides 30W of saturated output power for S-band Radar systems operating over 2.8 – 3.7GHz. Large signal gain is >18dB with power added efficiency of >47%. This 2-stage, GaN on SiC amplifier runs on 28V bias drawing 200mA of current. Housed in a 6x6mm QFN plastic package, the Qorvo TGA2818-SM has good thermal properties and supports a range of bias voltages while performing well under pulse applications including commercial and defense Radar.

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