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Features and Benefits

  • Radio frequency (RF) range: 6 GHz to 10 GHz
  • Local oscillator (LO) input frequency range: 6 GHz to 10 GHz
  • Conversion loss: 8 dB typical at 6 GHz to 10 GHz
  • Image rejection: 23 dBc typical at 6 GHz to 10 GHz
  • LO to RF isolation: 43 dB typical
  • LO to intermediate frequency (IF) isolation: 25 dB typical
  • Input third-order intercept (IP3): 19 dBm typical
  • Input power for 1 dB compression (P1dB): 10 dBm typical at 7.1 GHz to 8.5 GHz
  • Wide IF frequency range: DC to 3.5 GHz
  • 24-terminal, 4 mm × 4 mm, ceramic leadless chip carrier

Product Details

The HMC520A is a compact gallium arsenide (GaAs), monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), in-phase quadrature (I/Q) mixer in a 24-terminal, RoHS compliant, ceramic leadless chip carrier (LCC) package. The device can be used as either an image reject mixer or a single sideband upconverter. The mixer uses two standard double balanced mixer cells and a 90° hybrid fabricated in a GaAs, metal semiconductor field effect transistor (MESFET) process. The HMC520A is a much smaller alternative to a hybrid style image reject mixer and a single sideband upconverter assembly. The HMC520A eliminates the need for wire bonding, allowing the use of surface-mount manufacturing techniques.

Applications

  • Point to point microwave radios
  • Point to multipoint radios
  • Video satellites (VSATs)
  • Digital radios
  • Instrumentation
  • Automatic test equipment (ATE)

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