NEC's 1.5W GaAs MMIC POWER AMPLIFIER UPG2118K DESCRIPTION • E-MODE HJ-FET TECHNOLOGY NEC's UPG2118K is a 1.5W, 3 stage power ampliﬁer developed primarily for DCS/PCS1800 applications. With modiﬁed external matching the UPG2118K can be tuned from 800 to 2500 MHz. • SINGLE +3.2V POWER SUPPLY UE • HIGH EFFICIENCY: PAE = 42% MIN D FEATURES • HIGH SATURATED POWER: Pout = +31.5 dBm MIN • FLEXIBLE FREQUENCY RANGE Use of E-mode FET technology delivers high efﬁciency and high linearity with a single positive low voltage supply. • 20-PIN QFN PACKAGE: (4.15 X 4.15 X 0.9 mm) IN APPLICATIONS • 1800 MHz DCS/PCS • 915 AND 2450 ISM BAND USAGE • AUTOMATIC METER READERS NT • WIRELESS SECURITY • SATELLITE UPLINK ORDERING INFORMATION MARKING UPG2118K-E3-A 2118 PACKAGE 20-pin QFN SUPPLYING FORM • Embossed tape 12mm wide • 4.5 K pcs/reel SC O PART NUMBER ABSOLUTE MAXIMUM RATINGS (TA = 25°C, unless otherwise speciﬁed) PARAMETERS SYMBOL RATINGS UNIT Tstg −45 to +85 °C Operating Temperature Topt −45 to +85 °C Supply Voltage1,2,3 VD1,2,3 8.0 V Active Bias Circuit Voltage VABC 8.0 V Reference Voltage Vref 5.0 V Junction Temperature Tj 150 °C Input Power Pin 15 dBm Total Power Dissipation Ptot 4.0 W DI Storage Temperature Caution This device is ESD sensitive. Please take ESD precautions. The information contained in this document is being issued in advance of the production cycle for the device. The parameters for the device may change before ﬁnal production or NEC Corporation, at its own discretion, may withdraw the device prior to its production. California Eastern Laboratories UPG2118K PIN CONNECTIONS CONNECTION PIN NO. CONNECTION 1 VG1,2 11 GND 2 Vref1,2 12 NC 3 VABC 13 NC 4 Vref3 14 GND 5 VG3 15 V D2 (Top View) 6 GND 16 VD1 7 VD3/RF OUT 17 GND 8 VD3/RF OUT 18 GND 9 VD3/RF OUT 19 Vattn 10 VD3/RF OUT 20 RF IN UE D PIN NO. PARAMETERS SYMBOL MIN VD1,2,3 +2.8 Supply Voltage Reference Voltage Active Bias Circuit Voltage IN RECOMMENDED OPERATING CONDITIONS (TA = 25°C) TYP MAX UNIT +3.2 +5.5 V Vref +0.04 - +1.8 V VABC 0 2.6 5.5 V Pin 5 - 10 dBm NT Input Power ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS (Unless otherwise speciﬁed, TA=+25°C,f=1880MHz,VD=+3.2V,VABC=+2.6V,Vref=Vattn=1.8V, Pin=+5dBm) SYMBOL TEST CONDITIONS SC O CHARACTERISTICS MIN TYP MAX UNIT - 30 mA - - 10 mA - - 50 mA IABC Pout=+31.5dBm,VABC=Arbitrary Reference Current Iref Vref=Vattn=0.04 to 1.8V RF Leakage Current Ileak Output Power Pout +31.5 - - dBm Power Added Efﬁciency PAE 42.0 - - % Power Control Slope Pslope - - 50:1 Vrms/ Vref Minimum Output Power MPout - - -20 dBc DI Active Bias Circuit Current Vref=Vattn=0.04 V VABC=10K ohm+Load Vref=Vattn=0.04 V to 1.8V ΔVref=0.01V Vref=Vattn=0.04 V - UPG2118K SC O NT IN UE D TEST CIRCUIT DI NC (VG1,2 VG3) These pins must be connected to ground via a 1000pF capacitor for stability. 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