Product News: TriQuint's New Linear EDGE Power Amplifier Module Delivers Superior Efficiency in a Smaller Package for Smartphones and Other Mobile Devices
Hillsboro, Oregon (USA) – January 29, 2013 – TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, has released a new quad-band GSM / EDGE power amplifier module with best-in-class power-added-efficiency (PAE), which delivers longer user operating time for mobile devices. Included on a leading chipset supplier’s multi-mode reference design for linear EDGE applications, it is ideal for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. The 5x3.5mm module is 30 percent smaller than previous generation products, saving board space and allowing for high levels of integration. It utilizes TriQuint's GaAs HBT / CuFlip™ PA technology, offering state-of-the-art reliability, temperature stability and ruggedness.
Small, 14-pin 5.0x3.5x0.9mm module
Excellent Rx band noise sensitivity
Input power controlled GMSK and 8PSK (pre-distortion required in EDGE mode)
Low band and high band operation features two modes – HBM and LBM
PA output power is controlled by the input power coming from the transceiver in both GMSK and 8PSK modes
Built-in CMOS controller
Optimized for 50Ω
The new TQM7M5050 is in production, and samples are available. Contact TriQuint for product details or visit our Sales web page for local assistance.