Richardson Electronics introduces a new line of high-performance RF switches from M/A-COM Technology Solutions suitable for radar systems, automated test systems and high-speed packet data networks.
The high isolation MASW-008543 SPDT RF switches available from Wireless Components feature ultra-fast settling time and improve the performance of 3G/4G infrastructure, instrumentation and radar systems.
The RF switches are optimised from 0.5 to 4.0 GHz.
Fabricated using M/A-COM Tech’s patent-pending low-gate-lag GaAs pHEMT technology, the RF switches have dramatically shortened gate lag, which in turn reduces settling time by a factor of roughly 1500 compared to older technology switches.
Key features of the MASW-008543 RF switches:
- High isolation, 65dB at 2GHz
- Superior isolation to insertion loss (IL) ratio at 65 dB vs. 0.70 dB IL (2GHz)
- Ultra-low 90% - 99% settling time (including gate lag)