Coaxial Amplifier Gains 0.5 to 18.0 GHz

Dec. 21, 2014
This broadband amplifier provides flat, 25-dB gain from 500 MHz to 18 GHz.

Model AWS-3F-00501800-50-23P is a hermetic, single-bias coaxial amplifier with more than 25-dB small-signal gain from 0.5 to 18.0 GHz. It achieves gain flatness of ±1.5 dB or better across that wide frequency range, with minimum output power of +23 dBm at 1-dB compression. The maximum noise figure is 5 dB. The RoHS-compliant amplifier, which is supplied with field-replaceable SMA connectors, measures just 1.00 × 0.66 in. in a slim-profile Kovar housing. It can operate with base plate temperatures from -40 to +75°C and typically draws 450 mA current from a single +12-VDC supply.

MITEQ, Inc., 100 Davids Dr., Hauppauge, NY 11788; (631) 436-7400, FAX: (631) 436-7430

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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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