RF Vector Multiplier
The ADL5390 vector multiplier consists of a matched pair of broadband variable gain amplifiers whose outputs are summed. The separate gain controls for each amplifier are linear-in-magnitude. If the two input RF signals are in quadrature, the vector multiplier can be configured as a vector modulator or as a variable attenuator/phase shifter by using the gain control pins as Cartesian variables. In this case, the output amplitude can be controlled from a maximum of +5 dB to less than -30 dB, and the phase can be shifted continuously over the entire 360° range. Since the signal paths are linear, the original modulation on the inputs is preserved. If the two signals are independent, then the vector multiplier can function as a 2:1 multiplexer or can provide fading from one channel to another.
The ADL5390 operates over a wide frequency range of 20 MHz to 2400 MHz. For a maximum gain setting on one channel at 380 MHz, the ADL5390 delivers an OP1dB of 11 dBm, an OIP3 of 24 dBm, and an output noise floor of -148 dBm/Hz. The gain and phase matching between the two VGAs is better than 0.5 dB and 1°, respectively, over most of the operating range.
The ADL5390 is fabricated on Analog Devices' proprietary, high performance 25 GHz SOI complementary bipolar IC process. It is available in a 24-lead, Pb-free CSP package and operates over a -40°C to +85°C temperature range. Evaluation boards are available.
Samples, part number ADL5390ACPZ, and an evaluation board, part number ADL5390-EVAL, are available.
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ADL5390-EVALZ is a fully populated, 4-layer, FR4-based evaluation board designed to allow easy evaluation of all features of the ADL5390. RF input, baseband input and RF output SMA connections with single ended setups are featured. There is an option of full differential signaling on the baseband inputs at card edge . Access to the +5 V/135 mA supply is achieved with clip leads to the VP and GND testpoints; it has a range from +4.75 to +5.25 V.
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