The MAAL-010528 is a high performance X-band GaAs LNA, housed in a miniature, lead-free 3 mm PQFN surface mount plastic package. This MMIC operates from 8 to 12 GHz providing a nominal gain of 20 dB with excellent gain flatness, high OIP3 linearity of 26 dBm, and a mid-band noise figure of 1.6 dB. The part features a self-bias architecture which requires only a single, positive supply. The device is internally matched to 50 ? input/ output and is well suited to multiple applications including Vsat, radar and microwave radios due to the part’s ease of use and excellent performance parameters.
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