Features and Benefits

  • High P1dB Output Power: +32.5 dBm
  • High Psat Output Power: +33.5 dBm
  • High Gain: 14.5 dB
  • High Output IP3: 43 dBm
  • Supply Voltage: +15 V @ 500 mA
  • 50 Ohm Matched Input/Output
  • Die Size: 2.98 x 1.78 x 0.1 mm

Product Details

The HMC998A is a GaAs MMIC pHEMT Distributed Power Amplifier die which operates between DC and 22 GHz. The amplifier provides 14.5 dB of gain, 43 dBm output IP3 and +32.5 dBm of output power at 1 dB gain compression while requiring 500 mA quiescent current from a +15 V supply. The HMC998A exhibits a slightly positive gain slope, making it ideal for EW, ECM, Radar and test equipment applications. The HMC998A amplifier I/Os are internally matched to 50 Ohms facilitating integration into Mutli-Chip-Modules (MCMs). All data is taken with the chip connected via two 0.025 mm (1 mil) wire bonds of minimal length 0.31 mm (12 mils).


  • Test Instrumentation
  • Microwave Radio & VSAT
  • Military & Space
  • Telecom Infrastructure
  • Fiber Optics

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