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MACOM Furthers GaN Portfolio Leadership with New Wideband Power Transistor at IMS 2015

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M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave and optical semiconductor products, today announced the new NPT2022, a wideband transistor optimized for DC-2 GHz operation and built using a proprietary Gallium Nitride (GaN) on Silicon (Si) process.

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For more information on MACOM’s expanding GaN portfolio and recently announced Gen4 GaN technology, please visit booth 2839 at the IMS 2015 tradeshow in Phoenix, Arizona, May 19th – May 21st.

The NPT2022 supports CW, pulsed and linear operation, boasting output levels up to 100 W or 50 dBm. This device provides customers 20 dB of gain and 60% drain efficiency at 900 MHz when operated at 50 volts. This HEMT D-Mode transistor is available in an industry standard plastic package with bolt down flange. The NPT2022 is ideally suited for defense communications, land mobile radio, avionics, wireless infrastructure, ISM applications and VHF/UHF/L/S-band radar.

“The NPT2022 features advanced RF performance in a plastic package powered by MACOM’s unique GaN on silicon technology,” said Gary Lopes, Senior Product Director, MACOM. “The technical performance of MACOM’s NPT2022 complements our expanding GaN portfolio, which offers the industry the best performance, gain, efficiency and low cost products available on the market.”

MACOM continues to shatter the barriers to mainstream GaN adoption by delivering superior technical performance products below LDMOS cost structures. MACOM offers the industry’s broadest portfolio, frequency range, power levels and packaging, crafting the industry’s only true dual-sourcing capability.

Production quantities and samples of the NPT2022 are available from stock. Final datasheets and additional product information can be obtained from the MACOM website at: www.macom.com.

The table below outlines typical performance:

Parameter Units NPT2022
Frequency GHz DC-2
Small Signal Gain dB 21
Saturated Output Power dBm 50.5
Power Gain dB 20
Drain Efficiency % 60

ABOUT MACOM

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (www.macom.com) is a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products that enable next-generation Internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired and wireless networks, automotive, industrial, medical and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers’ most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.

Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, M/A-COM Tech is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. M/A-COM Tech has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

MACOM, M/A-COM, M/A-COM Technology Solutions, M/A-COM Tech, Partners in RF & Microwave, The First Name in Microwave and related logos are trademarks of MACOM. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

For more information about MACOM, please visit www.macom.com; follow @MACOMtweets on Twitter; join MACOM on LinkedIn, or visit the MACOM YouTube Channel.

DISCLAIMER FOR NEW PRODUCTS:

Any express or implied statements in MACOM product announcements are not meant as warranties or warrantable specifications of any kind. The only warranty MACOM may offer with respect to any product sale is one contained in a written purchase agreement between MACOM and the purchaser concerning such sale and signed by a duly authorized MACOM employee, or, to the extent MACOM’s purchase order acknowledgment so indicates, the limited warranty contained in MACOM’s standard Terms and Conditions for Quotation or Sale, a copy of which may be found at: www.macomtech.com/content/customersupport.

FOR SALES INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
North Americas — Phone: 800.366.2266
Europe — Phone: +353.21.244.6400
India — Phone: +91.80.43537383
China — Phone: +86.21.2407.1588

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