IRVINE, Calif., 24 June 2008.Microsemi Corp. in Irvine, Calif., is introducing the 2729-300P power modules for high-power S-band radar for air traffic control systems. The device is a 50 ohm matched module with greater than 300 Watts of pulsed RF output power, at a 100-microsecond pulse width and 10 percent duty factor across 2700 to 2900 MHz.
The 2729-300P power supply module features a gain of greater than 8 dB, a typical rise time of 70 nanoseconds, and typical gain flatness of 0.3 dB. Its mean time to failure is more than one million hours and exceeds the requirements of Mil Standard 750 Method 2016 and 2056 for mechanical shock and vibration.
Microsemi's line of plug-and-play Power Solutions Modules employ proprietary chip designs, power combining, and automated assembly and testing. For more information contact Microsemi online at www.microsemi.com.