The RF Low Noise Amplifier LNA_024_004

The LNA_024_004 is an amplifier IC designed for low noise radio frequency applications in K-band. By using SiGe technology in combination with an optimized circuit design, a noise figure down to 3.2 dB can be achieved. Furthermore it features a high band width of nearly 13 GHz. This predestines it for applications of wide band radar applications as well as for signal amplification in RF wireless communication systems in the k-band.

The Low Noise Amplifier chip comprises a gain control function to choose between low- and high-gain mode, both providing a linear amplification. A power enable pin allows for switching between operational and power-down mode to minimize the noise load in case no signals are applied. The possibility of fast switching between on and off status also allows for a pulsed operation mode, e.g. for energy saving by using low duty cycles.

Product Details

Low Noise Amplifier (LNA)
Article NumberLNA_024_004
Frequency24 GHz; K-Band
Frequency Range

min / max

21.5 GHz / 28.7 GHz
Noise3.2 dB
Gain8 dB / 15 dB
Single Supply Voltage3.3 V
Power Consumption6 mA
PackageQFN16: 3 x 3 mm²
Evaluation Boards / KitsEvalKit Basic, on request

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