AWMF-0108 26-30 GHz Single Pol Quad 4x1 Beamformer IC

AWMF-0108 Beamformer IC Product Overview

26-30 GHz Single Pol Quad 4x1 Beamformer IC

The AWMF-0108 is a highly integrated silicon quad core IC intended for 5G phased array applications. The device supports four Tx/Rx radiating elements, includes 5 bit phase and 5 bit gain control for analog RF beam steering, and operates in half duplex fashion to enable a single antenna to support both Tx and Rx operation. Additional features include gain compensation over temperature, temperature reporting, Tx power telemetry, and fast beam switching. The device features ESD protection on all pins, operates from +1.8 V, and is packaged in a 48 lead 6x6 mm QFN for easy installation in planar phased array antennas.

The Gen-1 ICs were the first commercially available mmW 5G beamformer ICs for 5G system development and were the baseline for many 5G developments in 2016-2019.


  • 26.5 to 29.5 GHz operation
  • n257 and n261 3GPP bands
  • Supports 4 radiating elements
  • Tx/Rx half duplex operation
  • Single antenna for Tx and Rx
  • Phase and gain control
  • Fast beam steering


3GPP Compliant 5G communications arrays in the n257 and n261 bands

Additional Resources

Updated Whitepaper: mmWave Beamforming and Phased Array Basics


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