ADF5901

24 GHz VCO and PGA with 2-Channel PA Output


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Product Details

The ADF5901 is a 24 GHz Tx monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) with an on-chip, 24 GHz VCO with PGA and dual Tx channels for radar systems. The on-chip, 24 GHz VCO generates the 24 GHz signal for the two Tx channels and the LO output. Each Tx channel contains a power control circuit. There is also an on-chip temperature sensor.

Control of all the on-chip registers is through a simple 4-wire interface.

The ADF5901 comes in a compact 32-lead, 5 mm × 5 mm LFCSP package.

Applications

  • Automotive radars
  • Industrial radars
  • Microwave radar sensors 

Product Lifecycle

checked Recommended for New Designs

This product has been released to the market. The data sheet contains all final specifications and operating conditions. For new designs, ADI recommends utilization of these products.

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EVAL-ADF5901

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Product Details

The EV-ADF5901SD2Z evaluation board allows the user to evaluate the performance of the ADF5901 24 GHz VCO and PGA with a 2-channel PA output. Figure 1 shows the EV-ADF5901SD2Z, which contains the ADF5901, the ADF4159, three high frequency, K-type SMA connectors for the local oscillator (LO) output and two transceiver (Tx) outputs, two high frequency SMA connectors for the AUX and the AUX outputs, banana connectors for power supply, and a connector for the serial interface.

The EV-ADF5901SD2Z evaluation kit also contains software that is compatible with Windows XP and later versions to allow easy programming of the device.

The EV-ADF5901SD2Z evaluation board requires an EVALSDP-CS1Z (SDP-S) controller board, which is not supplied with the kit. The EVAL-SDP-CS1Z allows software programming of the ADF5901 device.

Full specifications on the ADF5901 are available in the ADF5901 data sheet, which should be consulted in conjunction with this user guide when working with the evaluation board.

EVAL-RADAR-MMIC

EVAL-RADAR-MMIC Circuit Diagram

Product Details

The EV-RADAR-MMIC2 evaluation board is designed to evaluate the performance of the ADF5901, a 24 GHz transmitter (Tx) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC); the ADF5904, a 24 GHz receiver (Rx) MMIC; and the ADF4159, a 13 GHz phase-locked loop (PLL) for a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar system.

The EV-ADAR-D2S board contains the AD8129 differential receiver amplifiers that convert the baseband ADF5904 differential signals to single-ended signals with a 20 dB gain.

The evaluation kit also contains software that is compatible with Windows® XP and later Windows versions to allow easy programming of the device.

This board requires a SDP-S or SDP-B board (not supplied with the kit). The SDP board allows software programming of all the devices.

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