RF Amplifiers Resource Center
WELCOME TO THE RF AMPLIFIERS RESOURCE CENTER
Welcome to RF Globalnet's RF Amplifiers Resource Center — your complete source for RF amplifier solutions. Here you'll find everything you need to: learn about the latest developments in microwave and RF amplifier technology, evaluate offerings from leading amplifier suppliers, and ultimately select the right amplifier solution for your project. We cover everything from from low noise amplifiers (LNAs), power amplifiers (PAs), and high power amplifiers (HPAs) to broadband amplifiers, cascadable amplifiers, and driver amplifiers. If you can't find exactly what you're looking for here, please feel encouraged to contact us for assistance.
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Booster Amplifier Comparison Grid
Booster amplifiers are primarily used in military applications to increase the strength of transmitted signals. This Booster Amplifier Comparison Grid was compiled to help you select the best booster amplifier for your application. We've lined up four of the leading booster amplifiers in the industry side-by-side, enabling you to compare key specifications and access additional information. See the Booster Amplifier Comparison Grid.
TECHNOLOGY 101: RF AMPLIFIER BASICS
The following tutorials provide introductions to various RF and microwave amplifier topics:
- Low-Noise Amplifier Selection For Optimal Noise Performance
- Microwave Power Amplifier Fundamentals
- Preamplifiers And System Noise Figure
- RF Amplifier Output Voltage, Current, Power, And Impedance Relationship
- The Basics Of LNA Use In GPS Reception
- Choosing The Proper RF Amplifier Based On System Requirements
For additional articles on amplifier basics, please visit our Technology 101 Library.
RF AMPLIFIERS FEATURED DATASHEETS
The CMPA1C1D080F is a balanced, 3-stage amplifier generating 90W of saturated output power with a 12.75 - 13.25 GHz operating frequency range that is ideal for satellite communication applications.
The QPL9504 is a flat gain, high-linearity, ultra low noise amplifier in a small 2 x 2 mm surface-mount package. At 5.5 GHz, the amplifier provides 0.7dB noise figure with 21.5 dB gain and +34 dBm OIP3 while drawing 55 mA bias current.
The VTA-6430A Series are 500W CW Coupled Cavity TWTs covering 27.5 - 31.0 GHz (Ka-Band) with 2 GHz instantaneous bandwidth, periodic-permanent-magnet focused, wave-guide input, waveguide output, conduction cooled. This high-efficiency CC TWT is designed for use in satellite communication amplifiers.