MACOM Extends RF Switch Technology Leadership with New Broadband, High-Speed SPDT Switches
- Newest entries in MASW Series portfolio cover DC - 26.5 GHz and 17.7 - 31 GHz frequency ranges, with low insertion loss and high isolation
- MACOM's proprietary switch technology enables fast switching speed up to 12 ns
- New solutions will be showcased at IMS 2018 in booth #1125
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The new MASW-011105 SPDT reflective switch covers the 17.7 - 31 GHz frequency range, with low insertion loss of 1.6 dB, high isolation at 30dB and switching speed of 12 ns, offered in a lead-free 3 mm, 14-lead QFN surface mount plastic package. The new MASW-011107 SPDT non-reflective switch, offered in bare die format, covers the DC - 26.5 GHz frequency range, with low insertion loss of 1.3 dB and high isolation at 46 dB when operating at 20 GHz. Both devices are fabricated via robust processes with full surface passivation aimed at ensuring high-performance and high reliability. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The new MASW-011105 SPDT reflective switch covers the 17.7 - 31 GHz frequency range, with low insertion loss of 1.6 dB, high isolation at 30dB and switching speed of 12 ns, offered in a lead-free 3 mm, 14-lead QFN surface mount plastic package. The new MASW-011107 SPDT non-reflective switch, offered in bare die format, covers the DC - 26.5 GHz frequency range, with low insertion loss of 1.3 dB and high isolation at 46 dB when operating at 20 GHz. Both devices are fabricated via robust processes with full surface passivation aimed at ensuring high-performance and high reliability.
"MACOM's heritage in high-performance RF switching is unassailable,"
For over 60 years, MACOM's design and applications experts have spearheaded innovation in the RF, microwave and millimeterwave domain, developing the industry's broadest portfolio of MMICs and components spanning the entire RF signal chain. Leveraging advanced, proprietary technologies, MACOM's heterogeneous semiconductor and packaging strategy is aimed to ensure that each individual RF system function is fully optimized to deliver maximum performance at the appropriate cost. MACOM remains firmly committed to delivering true competitive advantage to our customers, providing superior technology, expertise, cost structures and supply chains - with no compromises.
The table below outlines typical component performance:
|Freq (GHz)||17.7 - 31.0||DC - 26.5 GHz|
|Insertion Loss (dB)||1.6||1.3|
|Input IP3 (dBm)||43||45|
|Return Loss Common Port (dB)||15||15|
|Switching Speed (ns)||12||20|
|Package||3mm 14-Lead PQFN||1.3x0.85x0.1mm Bare DIE|
MACOM's newest MASW Series switches are available to customers today. For assistance identifying MACOM products optimized to substitute or replace offerings from other vendors, visit MACOM's Cross Reference tool.
MACOM will showcase its industry leading RF technology portfolio at
IEEE's International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2018, Booth #1125 in
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