Miniature Varactor Diodes For VCO, Phase Noise, And Voltage Tuned Filter Applications
Skyworks introduces two miniature 0402 varactor diodes for voltage controlled oscillator (VCO), phase noise and voltage tuned filter applications. Plastic surface mount (SMT) packages are available for these discrete solutions. These diodes featured a small form factor and are ideal for applications requiring low resistance, low inductance and a wide tuning range. The SMV1705-040LF and SMV1232-040LF are designed for 3V platforms in low phase noise VCOs used at frequencies in wireless systems up to and beyond 2.5 GHz. These general market diodes are also ideal for WLAN, CATV, LNB, energy management, wireless infrastructure and military markets.
PIN Diode for Transmit/Receive Switching Applications: SMP1304-085LF
This high power shunt PIN diode is ideal for high volume switch and attenuator applications in the 10 MHz to 6 GHz frequency range. It features 40 °C/W thermal resistance, 0.3 pF capacitance, low distortion performance, and more. This PIN diode is suitable for 100 W continuous wave T/R switches because of its 3 W dissipation power rating. It’s ideal for the infrastructure and land mobile radio markets.
Schottky Diodes For Commercial And Industrial OEMs, ODMs And Contract Manufacturers
Skyworks is pleased to introduce two new miniature 0402 Schottky diodes for handset, WLAN, CATV Satcom, land mobile radio, infrastructure and detector applications. These small form factor, low profile discrete solutions are available in plastic Surface Mount Technology packages and are ideal for general purpose detector, sampling and mixer circuits. The low capacitance of these general market diodes enables excellent high-frequency performance, while allowing for very good detector sensitivity.
Surface Mount Limiter Diodes For Receiver Protection Applications
These surface mount limiter diodes are ideal for applications involving receiver protection in military, commercial, and infrastructure market segments. They deliver low loss, low series inductance, and low capacitance. Additionally, this series is designed as shunt connected PIN diodes for high power limiter functions ranging from 10 MHz to over 6 GHz. These limiter diodes can handle high power and low thermal resistance (40°C/W).
Surface Mount PIN Diode: SMP1325-087LF
Skyworks’ SMP1325-087LF is a surface mount PIN diode that can be used in an attenuator circuit, or an RF switch. It features a low total capacitance of 0.6 pF maximum @ 20 V, excellent thermal resistance of 40° C/W typical, low series resistance of 0.55 Ω maximum @ 100 mA, and more. A 2 W dissipation power rating allows this PIN diode to handle up to 50 W continuous wave (CW) and 500 W peak (1 µs pulse, 1 percent duty cycle) in a shunt-connected transmit/receive (T/R) switch.
Surface Mount Silicon Abrupt Tuning Varactor Diode: SMV1430-040LF
Skyworks’ SMV1430-040LF Surface Mount Silicon Abrupt Tuning Varactor Diode is designed for use in Voltage Controlled Oscillators (VCOs) or voltage controlled phase shifters requiring tight capacitance tolerances. The low resistance of this varactor also makes it appropriate for high-Q resonators in wireless systems at frequencies up to and above 10 GHz.
Surface-Mount Limiter Diodes For Receiver Protection In High-Power Applications
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced two low capacitance silicon PIN limiter diodes in a low thermal resistance package. These general market diodes provide excellent heat dissipation, power handling and high isolation for high frequency performance. These devices are shunt connected PIN diodes for high power limiter applications ranging from 10 MHz to over 6 GHz and are ideal for receiver protection in infrastructure, military and consumer markets.
Surface-Mount PIN Diode: SMP1345-087LF
The SMP1345-087LF is a surface mountable PIN diode suitable for use in an RF switch or attenuator circuit. Maximum resistance at 10 mA is 2 O and maximum capacitance at 5 V is 0.2 pF. The combination of low capacitance, low parasitic inductance, low thermal resistance, and nominal 10 µm I-region width, makes the SMP1345-087LF useful in large signal switches and attenuator applications. This diode is ideal for infrastructure, homeland security, first responder and military markets.
Surface-Mount Silicon Hyperabrupt Tuning Varactor Diodes
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. has introduced two miniature 0402 varactor diodes for VCO, phase noise, frequency control and voltage tuned filter applications including WLAN, CATV low noise block, energy management, wireless infrastructure and military devices. These small form factor, low profile plastic surface mount technology packaged diodes offer a discrete solution and are ideal for applications requiring low resistance and low capacitance over a narrow 0 to 5 volt range. These general market, miniature diodes offer a reduced footprint and combine both low series resistance and high tuning ratio in an industry-standard package.