RFMW’s 50W Amplifier Supports Military Radar

Qorvo’s QPA1000 50 watt, pulsed, GaN power amplifier spans 2.8 – 3.2GHzRFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Qorvo’s QPA1000. This 50 watt, pulsed, GaN power amplifier spans 2.8 – 3.2GHz for applications in both military and commercial radar. With high overall performance, including good thermal characteristics, GaN devices offer an advantage in lowering system costs. The QPA1000 has a power added efficiency of >58% with large signal gain of >22dB. It uses a 25V bias with 200mA of current and comes housed in a surface mount, 7x7mm, air-cavity QFN package.

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