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Revolutionizing SatCom, 5G, Aerospace and Defense with Microchip’s Complete RF Signal Chain Solution

This webinar explores Microchip’s Complete RF Signal Chain Solution, which is revolutionizing SatCom, 5G, aerospace and defense with performance advances in GaN MMIC power amplifiers for advanced radar technology, linear power Satcom uplinks, 5G and wideband power amplifier applications. It discusses GaN on SiC MMIC power attributes that are critical to improving and offering more compelling next-generation products for 5G, aerospace and defense, and SatCom applications. Different types of beamforming architectures along with tradeoffs will be covered. For space applications, RF solutions from COTS to rad hard, plastic to hermetically sealed packages will be discussed.




Originally presented: May 15, 2024
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

This webinar explores Microchip’s Complete RF Signal Chain Solution, which is revolutionizing SatCom, 5G, aerospace and defense with performance advances in GaN MMIC power amplifiers for advanced radar technology, linear power Satcom uplinks, 5G and wideband power amplifier applications. The webinar will discuss gallium nitride (GaN) on silicon carbide (SiC) and how it plays a pivotal role in providing the best figure of merit for the power amplifier (PA) in terms of linear output power with the benefit of  SWaP-C or size, weight, power and cost.

The merits of MMSM (Monolithic Microwave Surface Mount) RF diodes, integrated (miniature) switched SAW filter banks, and tradeoffs among analog, digital, hybrid and metamaterial beamforming technologies will be covered.

The webinar also discusses GaN on SiC MMIC power attributes that are critical to improving and offering more compelling next-generation products for 5G, aerospace and defense, and SatCom applications.

Key Takeaways

  • Discover how to meet linearity specs for high order modulations used in 5G and satellite communications.
  • Learn about the industry leading Voltage Controlled SAW Oscillators (VCSO’s) with best-in-Class Phase Noise performance.
  • Learn about Integrated (miniature) Switched SAW Filter Bank replacing array of discrete filters with significant miniaturization over discrete solution.
  • Examine power amplifier solutions revolutionizing satellite communications, 5G, aerospace and defense applications.
  • Explore ways to deliver higher power for avionics and L Band radar systems using GaN on SiC.
  • Achieve higher efficiencies for your radar systems, drive wider bandwidths for your MILCOM radio systems.

Speakers

Baljit Chandhoke, Product Manager, Microchip

Baljit Chandhoke has more than 15 years of product line management experience in customer facing roles leading teams in defining new products, competitive positioning, driving design wins, revenue and go-to-market strategies across wireless infrastructure, mobility (5G), aerospace and defense market segments. He has authored multiple articles in leading industry publications, presented in several conferences, consortiums, YouTube videos, webinars on RF technologies and trends. Prior to joining Microchip, Baljit worked in leadership positions at GlobalFoundries, Renesas (IDT), ON Semiconductor, Cypress Semiconductor. He has a Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A) from Arizona State University, M.S. in Telecommunications from University of Colorado Boulder and Bachelors in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from University of Mumbai, India.

Mike Ziehl, Senior Manager, Product Marketing, Microchip

Mike Ziehl has more than 25 years of engineering, marketing and general management experience in the semiconductor business. He and his teams have launched innovative products that opened new market segments; driving design wins, revenue and growth in the mobility (5G), wireless infrastructure, aerospace and defense and industrial market segments. He has authored multiple articles in leading industry publications, and spoken at numerous industry events, panels and webinars. Prior to joining Microchip, Mike worked in the RF semiconductor industry in leadership positions at Macom, NXP and Hittite Microwave. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (M.B.A) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a BSEE from Fairfield University.