Features and Benefits
- High output power: 15 dBm (typical) at RFIN = 16 GHz
- Low input power drive: 5 dBm (typical)
- Fundamental RF input isolation at RF output: −23 dBc at RFOUT = 30 GHz
- 16-terminal, 6 mm × 6 mm LCC_HS package, 36 mm2
The HMC8342 is a gallium arsenide (GaAs), monolithic microware integrated circuit (MMIC), ×2 active broadband frequency multiplier. When driven by a 5 dBm signal, the multiplier provides 15 dBm typical output power. The output frequency range is from 22 GHz to 42 GHz, and the input fundamental and third harmonic isolations measured at the output are −23 dBc and −20 dBc, respectively, at an output frequency of 30 GHz. The HMC8342 is ideal for use in LO multiplier chains for point to point and VSAT radios, resulting in a reduced parts count vs. traditional design approaches.
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.
Evaluation Kits (1)
The EV1HMC8342LS6 evaluates the performance of the HMC8342 microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), active frequency multiplier.
Figure 1 in the user guide shows a photograph of the EV1HMC8342LS6. The EV1HMC8342LS6 contains the HMC8342 and two 2.92 mm K connectors. There is also a calibration path for use in calibrating out printed circuit board (PCB) trace delays at the RF input and RF output.
For full details on the HMC8342, see the HMC8342 data sheet. Consult this data sheet in conjunction with this user guide when using the EV1HMC8342LS6.
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