Overview

Features and Benefits

  • Conversion loss: 11 dB typical
  • Sideband rejection: 33 dBc typical Input power for 1 dB compression (P1dB): 14 dBm typical
  • Input third-order intercept (IP3): 22 dBm typical
  • Input second-order intercept (IP2): −5 dBm typical 
  • 6× local oscillator (LO) leakage at RFOUT: −27 dBm typical 
  • RF return loss: 6 dB typical 
  • LO return loss: 18 dB typical 
  • Die size: 3.601 mm × 1.609 mm × 0.05 mm

Product Details

The HMC8118 is an integrated E-band gallium arsenide (GaAs) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) in-phase/ quadrature (I/Q) upconverter chip that operates from 71 GHz to 76 GHz. The HMC8118 provides a small signal conversion loss of 11 dB with 33 dBc of sideband rejection across the frequency band. The device uses an image rejection mixer that is driven by a 6× LO multiplier. Differential I and Q mixer inputs are provided. The inputs can be driven with differential I and Q baseband waveforms for direct conversion applications. Alternatively, the inputs can be driven using an external 90° hybrid and two external 180° hybrids for single sideband applications. All data includes the effect of a 1 mil gold wire wedge bond on the intermediate frequency (IF) port.

Applications

  • E-band communication systems 
  • High capacity wireless backhaul 
  • Test and measurement 

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