Skyworks Shows Cellular LNAs

May 27, 2010
At IMS 2010, in booth 3110, Skyworks Solutions is showing a pair of new low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) for multiple cellular infrastructure receiver applications including GSM, CDMA, WCDMA and LTE base stations and repeaters. The ...

At IMS 2010, in booth 3110, Skyworks Solutions is showing a pair of new low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) for multiple cellular infrastructure receiver applications including GSM, CDMA, WCDMA and LTE base stations and repeaters. The monolithic-microwave-integrated-circuit (MMIC) amplifiers are SKY67100-396LF, for applications from 1700 to 2000 MHz, and model SKY67101-396LF for use from 700 to 1000 MHz. The GaAs pseudomorphic high-electron-mobility-transistor (pHEMT) amplifiers feature noise figures as low as 0.49 dB with output third-order intercept points to +34 dBm. The amplifiers are supplied in 8-pin, 2 x 2 mm dual flat no-lead (DFN) packages.

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Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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