Features and Benefits
- Conversion gain: 13 dB typical
- Image rejection: 20 dBc typical
- Noise figure: 2 dB typical
- Input power for 1 dB compression: −4 dBm typical
- Input third-order intercept: 6 dBm typical
- Output saturated power: 10 dBm typical
- LO leakage at the IF port: −20 dBm typical
- LO leakage at the RF port: −37 dBm typical
- 32-terminal, 5 mm × 5 mm, ceramic leadless chip carrier (LCC)
The HMC8108 is a compact, X-band, gallium arsenide (GaAs), monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) in-phase/quadrature (I/Q), low noise converter in a ceramic, leadless chip carrier, RoHS compliant package. The HMC8108 converts radio frequency (RF) input signals ranging from 9 GHz to 10 GHz to a typical single-ended intermediate frequency (IF) signal of 60 MHz at its output. This device provides a small signal conversion gain of 13 dB with a noise figure of 2 dB and image rejection of 20 dBc.
The HMC8108 uses a low noise amplifier followed by an image reject mixer that is driven by an active LO buffer amplifier. The image reject mixer eliminates the need for a filter following the low noise amplifier and removes thermal noise at the image frequency. I/Q mixer outputs are provided, and an external 90° hybrid is needed to select the required sideband. The HMC8108 is a much smaller alternative to hybrid style, image reject mixer, downconverter assemblies and is compatible with surface-mount manufacturing techniques.
- Point to point and point to multipoint radios
- Military radar
- Satellite communications
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.
Tools & Simulations
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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