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Richardson RFPD - 26.5 - 29.5 GHz Beamformer IC from MixComm

The SUMMIT 2629 integrates novel power amplifiers, low
noise amplifiers, T/R switching, beamformers, calibration, gain control, beam
table memory, temperature and power telemetry, and high-speed SPI control for
a front-end module with optimal partitioning for 5G infrastructure. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - High gain/linearity PAs from Guerrilla RF

Guerrilla RF’s GRF5507, GRF5508 and GRF5517 are high linearity PAs optimized to deliver excellent P1dB, ACLR and IM3 performance over the 700-800 MHz, 800-900 MHz, and 1700-1800 MHz bands, respectively. They are members of a family of externally-matched, high gain linear amplifiers that cover a range of frequencies from 660 to 2700 MHz. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - CHA2595-QDG: 27.5-43.5 GHz LNA from UMS

Description: The CHA2595-QDG is a 27.5-43.5GHz monolithic Low Noise Amplifier with state-of-the-art wideband, low noise, adjustable gain performance. It is designed for a wide range of applications, from military to commercial communication and test instrumentation systems. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - PE43614: 9 kHz - 45 GHz 6-bit DSA from pSemi

The PE43614 is a 50Ω, 6-bit RF digital step attenuator (DSA) that supports a wide frequency range from 9 kHz to 45 GHz. The PE43614 features glitch-safe attenuation state transitions, supports 1.8V control voltage and optional VSS_EXT bypass mode to improve spurious performance, making this device ideal for test and measurement, point-to -point communication systems, and VSAT. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 0.1 - 30 GHz 6-bit DSA from MACOM

The MAAD-011036-DIE is a 6-bit, 0.5 dB step GaAs pHEMT MMIC digital attenuator covering 0.1 to 30 GHz with excellent insertion loss and attenuation accuracy. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - AD9166 Vector Signal Gen from Analog Devices

AD9166: DC to 9 GHz Vector Signal Generator - The AD9166 is a high performance, wideband, on-chip vector signal generator composed of a high speed JESD204B serializer/ deserializer (SERDES) interface, a flexible 16-bit digital datapath, a inphase/quadrature (I/Q) digital-to-analog converter (DAC) core, and an integrated differential to single-ended output buffer amplifier. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Microchip low inductance SiC MOSFET power modules

Microchip's SP6LI extremely low inductance silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET power modules from Richardson RFPD feature phase leg topology ranking from 700 volts (V), 538A to 1200 volts (V), 394 amperes (A) to 754 A at a case temperature (Tc) of 80 degrees Celsius. Offering higher power density and a compact form factor, the new package enables lower quantity of modules in parallel to achieve... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - ADRV9002 RF Transceiver from Analog Devices

The ADRV9002 is a highly integrated RF transceiver that has dual-channel transmitters and receivers, integrated synthesizers, and digital signal processing functions. It operates from 30 - 6000 MHz and covers the UHF, VHF, licensed and unlicensed cellular bands, and ISM bands. The IC can support both narrowband (12 kHz) and wideband standards up to 40 MHz bandwidth on both receive and tr... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 25W RF GaN Power Amplifier Module 0.5-6.0GHz

Empower RF model 1219 is a single band solid state GaN module delivering a minimum 25W(Psat) across its entire 0.5 to 6 GHz band. The 1219 is the first amplifier module to cover this bandwidth with an affordable COTS product. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Buck-Boost Eval Kit for Wolfspeed 650V SiC MOSFETs

Evaluate and optimize the steady state and high speed dynamic switching performance of Wolfspeed’s latest (C3M) 650 V SiC MOSFETs and 6th Generation (C6D) 650 V SiC Schottky diodes

Analyze the evaluation board in versatile power conversion topologies, such as Synchronous / Asynchronous Buck or Boost converter, Half Bridge and Full Bridge (Please note: Full Bridge topology re... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GaN Systems 200W Class D Audio Evaluation Platform

GaN E-HEMT fast switching, low Coss, and zero Qrr enables a new level of performance for Class D Audio amplifiers. GaN Systems GaN-based EVB platform from Richardson RFPD provides an excellent reference design for implementing a high performance, low cost audio system. The Class D amplifier and companion power supply are optimized for sound quality, thermal performance, size, and cost.

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Richardson RFPD - Wolfspeed Silicon Carbide 650V MOSFET Family

Lowest conduction and switching losses in the industry, enabling smaller, lighter and highly efficient power conversion

Wolfspeed’s 3rd Generation 650V MOSFET technology from Richardson RFPD is optimized for high performance power electronics applications, including server power suppliers, electric vehicle charging systems, energy storage systems, UPS, solar (PV) inve... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GaN 1.2kW Bridgeless Totem Pole PFC Eval Kit

This evaluation kit from Richardson RFPD demonstrates the performance benefits and design considerations of a high efficiency, high power density 1.2kW Bridgeless Totem Pole PFC (BTP PFC) controlled by advanced digital control methods coupled with GaN Systems’ E-HEMTs.

Technical Highlights

  • Continuous Conduction Mode (CCM) BTP PFC
  • Universal...
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Richardson RFPD - High-speed, half-bridge GaN driver eval board

The GaN Systems GS-EVB-HB-66508B-ON1 evaluation board from Richardson RFPD consists of a high-voltage gate drive solution with two GS66508B GaN E-HEMTs in a fully-functional Half-Bridge. It allows users to easily evaluate GaN in an ultra-small layout for a highly cost-effective solution.

Features

  • 650V high-side and low-side GaN Gate Driver<.../li>
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Richardson RFPD - 700V and 1200V SiC Diode Modules

Microsemi silicon carbide Schottky diode modules in stock at Richardson RFPD offer industry-leading integration and package. Shrink system size and weight, while reducing total system costs.

  • Essentially zero forward and reverse recovery = reduced switch and diode switching losses
  • Temperature independent switching behavior = stable high temperature performance...
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Richardson RFPD - Fractal Geometry Based GNSS Antenna

The NN03-320 from Fractus Antennas is a tiny antenna booster enabling full geolocation with GNSS connectivity (GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BeiDou) while minimizing the real estate use on your circuit board (no clearance beyond the component’s footprint). High efficiency and gain is available in an ultra-miniature footprint of 7.0 x 3.0 x 2.0mm. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 28GHz SMT Circulator for 5G Infrastructure

The SDP Telecom 802-2750-2835MT is a 7mm square, SMT circulator that covers 27.5-28.35GHz, and has been optimized for 5G Wireless Infrastructure. This product is from SDP Telecom, a Molex subsidiary. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 75W GaN-on-SiC MMIC Amp for S-Band Radar

The Wolfspeed CMPA2735075F1 is a gallium nitride (GaN) High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) MMIC Amplifier. This MMIC contains a two-stage reactively matched amplifier design approach enabling very wide bandwidths to be achieved. This MMIC enables extremely wide bandwidths to be achieved in a small footprint package. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 500W GaN-on-SiC HEMT For L Band Radar

The Wolfspeed CGHV14500F is a gallium nitride (GaN) high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) designed specifically with high efficiency, high gain and wide bandwidth capabilities, which makes the CGHV14500 ideal for 1.2 - 1.4 GHz L-Band radar amplifier applications. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 400W, 3.6GHz Doherty GaN-on-SiC HEMT

The GTRA384802FC-V1 is a 400-watt (P3dB) GaN on SiC high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) for use in multi-standard cellular power amplifier applications. They Asymmetrical Doherty transistor features input and output matching, high efficiency, and a thermally-enhanced package with earless flange. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 2-6GHz, 35W GaN-on-SiC Power Amplifier IC

The Wolfspeed CMPA2060035F is a gallium nitride (GaN) High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) based MMIC Power Amplifier. This MMIC contains a two-stage reactively matched amplifier enabling very wide bandwidths to be achieved in a small footprint screw-down package featuring a Copper-Tungsten heat-sink. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 1.4kW GaN-on-SiC HEMT For Avionics

The Wolfspeed GTVA101K42EV-V1 is a 1400-watt GaN on SiC high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) for use in avionics transponder applications. It is a input matched, high efficiency device in a thermally-enhanced package with bolt-down flange. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 300W GaN-on-SiC HEMT For Industrial Heating

The NXP MRF24G300HSR5 is a 300 W CW GaN transistor optimized for industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) applications at 2450 MHz. These high gain, high efficiency devices are easy to use and will provide long life in even the most demanding environments. These parts are characterized and performance is guaranteed for applications operating in the 2400 to 2500 MHz band. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Erzia Connectorized 18-42GHz LNA

The Erzia ERZ-LNA-1800-4200-24-6 is a Low Noise Amplifier providing a gain of 24 dB with a noise figure of 5 dB. The compact size and modularity makes it ideal for a wide range of applications. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 48V Supercapacitor Module with DuraBlue Technology

Maxwell's BMOD0165P048C01 available from stock from Richardson RFPD has been tested to meet and exceed the industry’s highest shock (IEC 60068-2-27 and 2-29) and vibration (ISO 16750-3, Tables 12 and 14) ratings for ultracapacitor modules, exceeding the most demanding testing requirements for transportation applications such as in hybrid buses, particularly in China. The enhanced m... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - ADRV9026 from Analog Devices

650-6000 MHz Quad RF Transceiver for 5G (read more)

Richardson RFPD - MAAL-011151 from MACOM

2-18GHz Low Noise Distributed Amplifier (read more)

Richardson RFPD - WBA60180B from WanTcom

6-18 GHz Low Noise Amplifier for MIL-STD-202g (read more)

Richardson RFPD - MMA053AA from Microsemi

DC–8 GHz, 1 W, GaAs MMIC pHEMT Distributed Power Amplifier (read more)

Richardson RFPD - PE43650 from pSemi

High linearity, 9kHz-6GHz, 5-bit DSA (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GaN Systems 650V Half Bridge Driver IC Eval Board

The GS-EVB-HB-66508B-ON1 evaluation board from Richardson RFPD consists of a high-voltage gate drive solution with two GS66508B GaN E-HEMTs in a fully-functional Half-Bridge. It allows users to easily evaluate GaN in an ultra-small layout (25mm x 25mm) for a highly cost-effective solution.

Applications and Benefits:
- AC-DC Adapters for Mobile, OLED TV, Gaming... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Maximize SiC Benefits with Wolfspeed XM3 Modules

Wolfspeed has developed the XM3 power module platform to maximize the benefits of SiC, while keeping the module and system design robust, simple, and cost effective. With half the weight and volume of a standard 62 mm module, the XM3 power module maximizes power density while minimizing loop inductance and enabling simple power bussing. The XM3’s SiC optimized packaging enables 175... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Next Generation 700V Silicon Carbide MOSFETs

Microchip's next-generation SiC MOSFETs and SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBDs) from Richardson RFPD are designed with high-repetitive Unclamped Inductive Switching (UIS) capability, excellent gate oxide shielding and channel integrity for robust operation.

Microchip's 700V SiC MOSFET offering in stock at Richardson RFPD includes Rds(on) rating of 15mΩ, 35mΩ, 60mΩ... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - EZDriveTM Open Loop Evaluation Board

The GS65011-EVBEZ evaluation board from Richardson RFPD allows the user to evaluate GaN Systems’ EZDrive™ circuit. EZDrive™ is a low-cost, easy way to implement a GaN driving circuit using a standard MOSFET controller with integrated driver. It is adaptable to any power level, any frequency, and any LLC and PFC controller.

EZDrive™ features and benef... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Wolfspeed 300kW Three-Phase SiC Inverter

The CRD300DA12E-XM3 300kW three-phase inverter available from Richardson RFPD demonstrates system-level power density and efficiency obtained by using Wolfspeed's new XM3 module platform. The XM3 is optimized for SiC MOSFETs in a high-density, low inductance footprint, which can reduce system losses and simplify overall design for low-loss, high-frequency operation. The three-phase inver... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Industry's lowest Rds(on) 1200V SiC MOSFET

Wolfspeed C3M0016120K available from Richardson RFPD

Wolfspeed extends its leadership in SiC technology by introducing the industry’s lowest Rds(on) SiC MOSFET at 1200V in a discrete package. Designers can reduce component-count by moving from silicon-based, three-level topologies to simpler two-level topologies made possible by the improved switching performance. Thi... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Wolfspeed SiC Buck-Boost Evaluation Kit

The KIT-CRD-3DD12P buck boost evaluation kit is optimized to demonstrate the high-speed switching capability of Wolfspeed’s 3rd Generation (C3M) silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs. The board features SMA connectors for monitoring the gate to source voltage. The SMA connectors offer much cleaner waveforms than traditional probes and ground leads.

This evaluation kit supports 4-lea... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GaN 50W Wireless Power Amplifier Evaluation Kit

GaN Systems has added a 50 W wireless power amplifier - a small size, low cost, and high efficiency evaluation board ideal for wireless power transfer and charging applications – to its family of wireless power transfer products. It is targeted for lower power applications in industrial and consumer markets for items such as power tools, IoT devices, handheld terminals, medical dev... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - SIC1182K Single-Channel SiC MOSFET Gate Driver

Power Integrations' SIC1182K is a single channel gate driver in an eSOP-R16B package for SiC MOSFETs. Reinforced galvanic isolation is provided by Power Integrations’ revolutionary solid insulator FluxLink technology. The SIC1182K boasts the highest peak-output gate current available without an external boost stage. Devices can be configured to support different gate-drive voltage... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 650V GaN E-HEMTs in PDFN Package Now Available

GaN Systems' GS-065-0xx-1-L devices - available as 3.5A, 8A and 11A devices - are ideal for low power applications, including charging, power supplies, lighting and appliances. They feature:

  • Industry standard 5 mm x 6 mm PDFN packages
  • Assembly using standard SMT process
  • Scalable: 3.5 A to 11 A in the same footprint
  • Fast, clean switching spee...
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Richardson RFPD - Wolfspeed 6.6kW Bi-Directional On-Board Charger

The 6.6kW Bi-directional OBC targets high-efficiency, high-power-density, onboard charger applications. The high voltage rating of Wolfspeed SiC MOSFETs allow the DC bus voltage to vary according to the battery voltage to achieve optimal efficiency.

Wolfspeed SiC MOSFETs in new low-inductance packaging can cut switching losses and simplify designs as seen here. The 6.6kW OBC featu... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - SiC SP3 Module Driver Reference Design

Microsemi's MSCSICSP3/REF2 reference design from Richardson RFPD provides an example of a highly isolated SiC MOSFET dual-gate driver for the SiC SP3 phase leg modules. It can be configured by switches to drive in a half bridge configuration with only side on at any time and with dead time protection. It can also be configured to provide concurrent drive, if necessary. This design is int... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Low Inductance SP6LI Driver Reference Design

Microsemi Low Inductance SP6LI Driver Reference Design from Richardson RFPD

  • Featuring brand new SP6LI (Low Inductance) SiC Module
    • Stray inductance < 3 nH to fully benefit from SiC
    • Designed to be easy to parallel
    • Up to 1200 V and 586 A
  • Half Bridge Driver
  • Up to 400 kHz switching frequency
  • ...
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Richardson RFPD - 300W, 6.78 MHz eval board for wireless charging

GaN Systems 300W, 6.78 MHz Class EF2 Power Amplifier For Wireless Power Transfer available from Richardson RFPD.

The GSWP300W-EVBPA evaluation board is designed to support and expedite the innovation of wireless power transfer systems. The evaluation board uses our GS66508B E-HEMTs in a 300W 6.78MHz class EF2 power amplifier. With select component changes, the evaluation board can... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - 100W, 6.78 MHz eval board for wireless charging

GaN Systems 100W, 6.78 MHz Class EF2 Power Amplifier For Wireless Power Transfer available from Richardson RFPD.

The GSWP100W-EVBPA evaluation board is designed to support and expedite the innovation of wireless power transfer systems. The evaluation board uses our GS61008P E-HEMTs in a 100W 6.78MHz class EF2 power amplifier.

Target applications include the wireless chargin... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - New SiC MOSFET for Industrial and Automotive

The first product in Microsemi's next-gen 1200 V SiC MOSFETs, the 40 mOhm MSC040SMA120B features high avalanche rating, a high short circuit withstand rating for robust operation, and ruggedness for industrial, automotive and commercial aviation power applications.

Features

  • Low capacitances and low gate charge
  • Fast switching speed due to low int...
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Richardson RFPD - Half-bridge gate-drive power supply ref design

The Half-Bridge Gate-Drive Power Supply Reference Design (RD) consists of a half-bridge suitable for voltages up to 1kV and a fully-isolated driver stage with isolated power supplies for the low-side and the high-side switching transistors. It is suitable for single gate/drive supply voltages as low as +4V as well as dual gate drive supply voltages as high as +20V / -5V (30V max) with no... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Tamura gate drivers for SiC/IGBTs

Tamura’s 2DM series integrates a dedicated DC-DC converter and a gate drive circuit. The series corresponds to various power modules by adding an external gate resistor of your choice. Features include: fast response (100ns typical), low common mode noise (parasitic capacitance: 15pF typical) and over current protection by DESAT detection.

Features:

• ALL-IN-ONE... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - SCALE-iDriver ICs Optimized for IGBTs and MOSFETs

Click here to request samples from Richardson RFPD for Power Integrations' SCALE-iDriver™ Family of gate driver ICs. These single-channel IGBT and MOSFET drivers come in a standard eSOP package. Reinforced galvanic isolation is delivered using Power Integrations’ innovative solid insulator FluxLink™ technology. Output drive current up to 8 A (peak) enables the product t... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - High Power GaN Insulated Gate Evaluation Platform

GaN Systems' Insulated Metal Substrate (IMS) Evaluation Platform provides a flexible, low cost, high power development platform for high-efficiency power systems with 3kW or higher applications. The IMS Evaluation Platform, in combination with GaNPX® packaging technology and smart design techniques, enables power engineers to quickly take full advantage of GaN power transistors in de... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Standard and Custom Liquid-Cooled Heat Sinks

Liquid cooling is typically used in applications where desired performance can no longer be economically met by air cooling due to thermal and/or footprint requirements. There are many ways to accomplish liquid cooling, but the most common method is to have a plate with a flow path that moves liquid under the device that is dissipating heat. After the heat is absorbed into the liquid, it... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Extensive Inventory of Standard Extrusion Profiles

Wakefield-Vette's extruded heat sinks from Richardson RFPD provide a greater range of natural convection soutions for higher power components and systems. Complex fin structures can be created by forcing raw aluminum through an extrusion die. These complex fin profiles allow greater heat dissipation through increased surface area while eliminating the cost and time associated with machin... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Gate driver board optimized for SiC and GaN

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) EVAL-ADuM4121EBZ

The EVAL-ADuM4121EBZ evaluation board supports the ADuM4121 single-channel gate drivers with an integrated miller clamp. Analog Devices, Inc., iCoupler® technology provides isolation between the input signal and the output gate driver.

The ADuM4121 provides operation with voltages of up to 35 V. The integrated miller clamp act... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - RDHP-1608 Power Integrations - Gate Driver Evaluation Product

General Purpose Base Board for SCALE-iDriverTM SID1182K

Features

  • Suitable for IGBT power modules in various housings
  • Short-circuit detection with Advanced Soft Shut Down (ASSD)
  • Electrical command inputs and status outputs
  • 0V/5V command input logic
  • 0V/5V status output logic
  • Minimum puls...
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Richardson RFPD - Wolfspeed SiC 20 kW LLC Reference Design

CRD-20DD09P-2: 20kW Full Bridge Resonant LLC Converter for 1000V, 65 mΩ SiC MOSFETs in a 4L-TO247 package

> Evaluate converter level efficiency and power density gains when using the new 1000 V, 65 mΩ SiC MOSFETs in a 4L-TO247 package in a full bridge resonant LLC circuit
> Check waveforms such as Vgs and Vds and Id for ringing
> Evaluate thermal p... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GS665BTP-REF GaN Systems - GaN Power Transistor Test/Evaluation

High efficiency bridgeless totem pole PFC reference design using GaN E-HEMT

This reference design demonstrates the operating principle and design considerations of Bridgeless Totem Pole PFC (BTPPFC) using GaN enhancement mode HEMT (E-HEMT). A 3-kW BTP-PFC design example using GaN Systems 650-V GaN E-HEMT using the GS66516T EVBDB.

Features

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Richardson RFPD - Hermetic aluminum electrolytic capacitor

The world’s only hermetic aluminum electrolytic capacitor with glass-to-metal seal. Type MLSH has extraordinary long life and rugged construction for the most demanding power
electronics applications.

Type MLSH has superior capacitance retention compared to axial wet tantalum capacitors at -55 °C. Packaged in a robust stainless steel case capable of withstanding 80g... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Dual SiC MOSFET Driver Reference Design

MSCSICMDD/REF1 Microsemi

Silicon Carbide Test/Evaluation Products (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET C3M0075120K

C3M0075120K Wolfspeed, A Cree Company

Silicon Carbide Power Transistors/Modules (read more)

Richardson RFPD - Microsemi – 700V SiC Module in ISOTOP Package

The Microsemi APT70SM70J is a 700V, 43A, 75mOhm silicon carbide n-channel power MOSFET module in a SOT-227/ISOTOP package. Silicon carbide (SiC) power MOSFET product line from Microsemi increase your performance over silicon MOSFET and silicon IGBT solutions while lowering your total cost of ownership for high-voltage applications.

SiC MOSFET features include:

• Low on... (read more)

Richardson RFPD - VINco E3 - low-profile package

Engineered mainly for industrial drives, solar power and UPS applications, the low-profile VINco E3 package raises the performance bar with its enhanced power density and reliability. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - GaN Systems - GS66508T-E02-B

The GS66508T is an enhancement mode GaN-on-silicon power transistor. The properties of GaN allow for high current, high voltage breakdown and high switching frequency. (read more)

Richardson RFPD - SMT Multiband Antennas for Mobile Devices

The Fractus Antennas' mXTEND™ antenna booster has been specifically designed for providing multiband performance in wireless devices, enabling worldwide coverage by allowing operation in the communication standards from 698-2690MHz. (read more)