Airfast RF Power Solutions for Avionics

Airfast RF Power Solutions for Avionics
Freescale expands RF power portfolio for air traffic control
Product Presentation - Announcing:
AFV121KH – Industry’s highest RF power transistor for ATC
AFIC10275N – Industry’s most integrated solution for ATC
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May 2015
Two New Solutions for Air Traffic Control
Improving air traffic control and next-generation aircraft-to-aircraft communications,
such as Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B)
1030 MHz
1090 MHz
Secondary
Radar
(interrogator)
Airborne
Transponder
AFV121KH
1100 W 960-1215 MHz
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AFIC10275N
250 W 978-1090 MHz
AFIC10275N: Avionics Industry’s Most Highly Integrated
Solution
Example of prior airborne power amplifier:
250 W
1 mW
Pre-driver
Driver
Final stage
Now with AFIC10275N:
250 W
1 mW
Pre-driver
Integrated driver + final stage:
AFIC10275N
With integrated features:
Thermal
Sensing
RFout
Sensing
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Less space
Less weight
Better reliability
Better integration
AFIC10275N: Dual-stage LDMOS Integrated Power Amplifier
978-1090 MHz
50 V
Surface-mount
250 W Peak
• New generation: Airfast for avionics – more power in less space
• Dual-stage IC: 31 dB gain – size and weight reduction
• 62% efficiency – power consumption reduction
• Housed in TO-270 over-molded plastic package – weight reduction
• Matched input, unmatched output – broadband for reuse in multiple designs
• >10:1 VSWR – ruggedness
• Product Longevity Program: warranted availability until 2030 – secure supply
• Recommended driver: Freescale MMG3014N (25 dBm) – one-stop shop
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AFV121KH: Avionics Industry’s Highest Power Transistor
1600
1400
Pout (W)
1200
1000
800
600
400
200
0
900
1000
1100
Frequency MHz)
[email protected]=25W
1200
1290
Competitor
AFV121KH broadband performance is higher
than narrowband performance of existing solutions
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AFV121KH: 1.2 kW LDMOS Transistor
960-1215 MHz
50 V
1.2 kW Peak
• New generation: Airfast for avionics – more power in less space (fewer transistors per system)
• >1 kW over full 960-1215 MHz band
• Gain >17 dB and efficiency > 50% over full band
• Designed for long-pulse applications (> 2ms, including Mode S ELM) – latest ATC mandates supported
• Pre-matched Input and Output – fit both DME and ADS-B (economy of scale)
• Housed in NI-1230 air cavity ceramic package
• Handles > 20:1 VSWR – high ruggedness
• Product Longevity Program: warranted availability until 2030 – secure supply
• Recommended driver: MRFE6VS25GN (25 W) – one-stop shop
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AFV121KH Recommended Lineup
•
Fits both narrowband (ADS-B transponders, TCAS) and wideband
(DME) systems
9 mW
550 mW
22 W
1.1 kW
(9.4 dBm)
(27.5 dBm)
(43.4 dBm)
(60.4 dBm)
+18 dB
Pre-driver:
MMG3005N (30 dBm)
+16 dB
Driver:
MRFE6VS25GN (25 W)
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+17 dB
Final stage:
AFV121KH
More Information
From the Product Summary Pages
• Data sheets
From www.freescale.com/RFpower
• Product Selector Guide
• Simulation models – ADS and AWR
• Parametric search
• MTTF calculators
• App notes – > 30 available
• S-parameters
• White papers & webinars
AFV121KH:
• Freescale Product Longevity Program
AFIC10275N:
On the web
• Blogs & Twitter – @RFLeonard
• YouTube.com/Freescale
• RF Engineering Tools App
for Android & iOS
• On eTailers & Freescale Approved
Distributors
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