AWMF-0141 Ku-Band Si Intelligent Gain Block IC

AWMF-0141 Ku-Band Silicon Intelligent Gain Block™

  • 10.5-16 GHz operation
  • Flexible configuration:
       single/dual antennas
       external front-end
  • Tx/Rx half duplex operation
  • Single antenna for Tx and Rx
  • 6 bit phase and gain control

AWMF-0141 Product Overview



The AWMF-0141 is a highly integrated silicon core IC for active steerable antenna arrays intended for SATCOM, RADAR and TDD/FDD applications. The device can support half-duplex operation or operate as a receive only or transmit only IC. It features +22 dB transmit channel gain with +13.5 dBm P1dB output power and +30 dB receive channel gain with 1.7 dB noise figure. 6-bit amplitude and 6-bit phase controls are included with low RMS amplitude and phase errors.

  • 10.5-16 GHz operation
  • +13.5 dBm Tx OP1 dB
  • +22 dB Tx gain
  • +30 dB Rx gain
  • 1.7 dB Rx NF
  • -19 dBm Rx IIP3
  • 6 bit phase control (LSB=5.625°)
  • 6 bit gain control (LSB = 0.5 dB)
  • 250 mW DC Tx mode
  • 200 mW DC Rx mode
  • 4 mW DC Standby mode
  • 2.5 x 2.5 mm WLCS package

Multi-function silicon IC for RADAR arrays, SATCOM arrays, TDD/FDD arrays