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Features and Benefits

  • Conversion gain: 11 dB (typical) at IFOUT = 100 MHz
  • Image rejection: 25 dB (typical) at IFOUT = 100 MHz
  • LO to RF isolation: 46 dB (typical)
  • LO to IF isolation: 26 dB (typical)
  • IF output frequency: dc to 3.5 GHz
  • 32-lead, 4.9 mm × 4.9 mm ceramic leadless chip carrier

Product Details

The HMC908A is a compact, gallium arsenide (GaAs), monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC), inphase/quadrature (I/Q) downconverter in a leadless, RoHS compliant ceramic leadless chip carrier. This device provides a small signal conversion gain of 11 dB with a noise figure of 2 dB and 25 dB of image rejection at 100 MHz. The HMC908A utilizes a low noise amplifier (LNA) followed by an image rejection mixer that is driven by a local oscillator (LO) buffer amplifier. The image rejection mixer eliminates the need for a filter following the LNA, and removes thermal noise at the image frequency. I and Q mixer outputs are provided and an external 90° hybrid is needed to select the required sideband. The HMC908A is a much smaller alternative to hybrid style image rejection mixer downconverter assemblies, and it eliminates the need for wire bonding by allowing the use of surface-mount manufacturing techniques.

Applications

  • Point to point radios
  • Point to multipoint radios and very small aperture terminals (VSATs)
  • Test equipment and sensors
  • Military end use

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