Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Integrated LO Amplifier: -5 dBm Input
  • Sub-Harmonically Pumped (x2) LO
  • High 2 LO/RF Isolation: 33 dB
  • Die Size: 1.32 × 0.97 x 0.1 mm

Product Details

The HMC338 chip is a general purpose sub-harmonically pumped (x2) MMIC mixer with an integrated LO amplifier which can be used as an upconverter or downconverter in the 26 to 33 GHz frequency range. The chip utilizes a GaAs PHEMT technology that results in a small overall chip area of 1.28mm2. The 2 LO to RF isolation is excellent eliminating the need for additional filtering. The LO amplifier is a single bias (+3V to +4V) two stage design with only -5 dBm nominal drive requirement. All data is measured with the chip in a 50 ohm test fixture connected via 0.076 mm (3 mil) ribbon bonds of minimal length <0.31 mm (<12 mils).

APPLICATIONS

  • General Purpose Applications 
  • 26 and 33 GHz Microwave Radios 
  • Up and Down Converter for Point-to-Point Radios 
  • Satellite Communication Systems

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At least one model within this product family is in production and available for purchase. The product is appropriate for new designs but newer alternatives may exist.

Tools & Simulations

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