Versatile X-band Amplifier from Qorvo

RFMW announces design and sales support for a high efficiency, high linearity DIE for X-band applications. The Qorvo QPA1009D is a wide band power amplifier MMIC targeted for Satellite Communications, X-band Radar, and Point to Point Communications. This GaN on SiC PA covers 10.7 – 12.7 GHz providing greater than 17.5 Watts of saturated output power and 17 dB of large-signal gain while achieving > 40% power-added efficiency. The QPA1009D is available as a 3.1 x 4.2 mm DIE.

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