Features and Benefits
- Passive Double Balanced Topology
- High LO to RF Isolation: 30 dB
- Low Conversion Loss: 8 dB
- Wide IF Bandwidth: DC - 5 GHz
- Die Size: 0.9 x 1.0 x 0.1 mm
The HMC-MDB169 is a passive Double Balanced MMIC Mixer which utilizes GaAs Heterojunction Bipolar Transistor (HBT) Shottky diode technology and can be used as either an upconverter or a downconverter. This compact mixer features wide IF bandwidth, low conversion loss and high LO to RF and LO to IF isolation. All bond pads and the die backside are Ti/Au metallized and the Shottky devices are fully passivated for reliable operation.
The HMC-MDB169 Double Balanced Mixer is compatible with conventional die attach methods, as well as thermocompression and thermosonic wire bonding, making it ideal for MCM and hybrid microcircuit applications. This compact MMIC is a much smaller and more consistent alternative to hybrid style double balanced mixer assemblies. All data shown herein is measured with the chip in a 50 Ohm environment and contacted with RF probes.
- Short Haul / High Capacity Radios
- Point-to-Multi-Point Equipment
- Military Radar, ECM & EW
Product Lifecycle 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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ADIsimRF is an easy-to-use RF signal chain calculator. Cascaded gain, noise, distortion and power consumption can be calculated, plotted and exported for signal chains with up to 50 stages. ADIsimRF also includes an extensive data base of device models for ADI’s RF and mixed signal components.
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