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Power Amplifier Modules, Drivers & Subsystems


Wide range of technologies, products available as standard of customizable designs

Utilizing both in-house chip and wire (hybrid), thin film, and SMT technology, API Technologies' power amplifiers draw from a wide range of leading edge semiconductors. Amplifiers designs cover operating frequencies up to 26 GHz with output levels from 500mW to 1 kW.

Experts at vertical integration, API is a leading manufacturer of integrated power amplifier assemblies incorporating multi-band amplifiers, switched harmonic filter banks and high efficiency DC converters with integrated adaptive biasing controls to ensure high reliability.

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Power Amplifier Products


Class A Linear Power Amplifiers

Part
Number

Frequency
(MHz)

Gain
(dB)

Output Power
(dBm)

Rev. Iso.
(dB)

Input
VSWR

Output
VSWR

Supply
(Volts)

Current
(mA @ P1dB)

Highlights

QBS-545 30 - 512 19 46 29 1.5 2.8 24 4500  
QBS-234 1930 - 1990 40 42 35 2.0 2.0 15 5500  
QBS-367 2400 - 2450 32 42 50 1.5 1.5 15 6500  
All values listed are typical at 25°C

Class AB Linear Power Amplifiers

Part
Number

Freq.
(MHz)

Gain
(dB)

Output Power
(dBm)

Rev. Iso.
(dB)

Input
VSWR

Output
VSWR

Supply
(Volts)

Current
(mA @ P1dB)

Highlights

GaN SSPA Technology QBS-598 30-512 32 50 6 1.4:1 -- 28 9000 100 Watt, Broadband,
Class AB, GaN
GaN SSPA Technology QBS-559 28-800 47 48 7 1.2:1 -- 28 5100 50 Watt, Broadband, Class AB, GaN
QBS-560 700-2500 44 45 6 1.3:1 -- 28 3100 32 Watt, Broadband, Class AB, GaN
QBS-544 1-50 29 45.5 1 1.2:1 1.4:1 1800 mA 28 25 Watt, Class AB, LDMOS
QBS-343 800 - 960 41 48 50 1.5 1.5 28 6000  
QBS-559 20 - 800 37 47   2.0 2.0 28 5000  
QBS-517 900 - 1000 48 46 55 2.0 2.0 28 4500  
QBS-265 1930 - 1990 32 43 46 1.5 1.5 28 2000  
QBS-561 2500 - 6000 34 44   2 2 28 3000  
QBS-563 1710 - 1880 34 44   2 2 28 3000  
QBS-562 876 - 960 34 44   2 2 28 3000  
QBS-276 1930 - 1990 39 42 53 1.5 1.5 28 1600  
QBS-324 2110 - 2170 39 42 53 1.5 1.5 28 1700  
QBS-267 2402 - 2452 32 42 45 1.5 1.5 28 1700  
QBS-258 1920 - 1990 32 41.5 46 1.5 1.5 28 1500  
QBS-259 2400 - 2450 32 41 46 1.5 1.5 28 1400  
All values listed are typical at 25°C
Note: Ambient (Case Temperature) is defined with the amplifier mounted on an infinite heat sink.

Pulsed Power Amplifiers

Part
Number

Freq.
(GHz)

Gain
(dB min)

Output Power
(dBm)

Input Power
(dBm)

RF Pulse Width
(µsec)

Input/Output
VSWR

GaN SSPA Technology QBS-609 9.2 - 9.8 60 +60 +2 to +4 0.05 to 100 1.5:1

Class A Linear Power Amplifier Drivers

Part
Number

Frequency
(MHz)

Gain
(dB)

P1dB
(dBm)

Rev. Iso.
(dB)

Input
VSWR

Output
VSWR

Supply
(Volts)

Current
(mA @ P1dB)

Highlights

QBS-610 1000-2000 40-48 19 6.5 1.3:1 1.3:1 28 607 RF Adjustable AGC/Limiting Line Amplifier, GaAs MESFET
and E-pHEMT Technologies
QBS-611 1000-2000 33-41 15 7 1.3:1 1.3:1 28 607 RF Adjustable AGC/Limiting Line Amplifier, GaAs MESFET
and E-pHEMT Technologies
QB-840 800-2200 11 30.5 6.5 1.2:1 1.3:1 12 420 1 Watt, Broadband Driver,
Class A, GaAs
QB-865 800-2200 14 33 5 1.2:1 1.2:1 12 650 2 Watt, Broadband Driver,
Class A, GaAs
QBS-227 860 - 910 40 39 60 2.0 2.0 15 2000  
QBS-233 1800 - 2200 40 39 55 2.0 2.0 15 1500  
QBS-204 3700 - 4200 27 39 40 2.0 2.0 15 3000  
BXMP1034 50 - 450 11 36 17 1.9 1.9 15 2500  
BXMP1008 50 - 250 17 33.5 20 1.8 1.8 15 600  
BXMP1026 50 - 250 31 33.5 38 1.8 1.8 24 660  
BXMP1004 50 - 250 31 33.5 38 1.8 1.8 15 660  
QB-445 2500 - 3500 32 33.5 43 1.5 2.0 15 700  
QBH-2832 1 - 200 35.5 33 45 1.5 1.5 28 435  
QBS-158 800 - 960 21.5 33 24 1.5 1.5 24 400  
QBS-256 1800 - 2000 24 33 35 1.5 1.5 15 950  
BXMP1001 0.5 - 35 22 32 27 1.5 1.5 24 425  
BXMP1003 5 - 35 22 32 27 1.5 1.5 24 425  
BXMP1029 1 - 35 12 31.5 15 1.8 1.8 15 400  
QBH-8900 800 - 960 22 31.5 40 1.5 1.5 15 350  
QB-152 0.5 - 35 21.9 31 31 1.5 1.5 24 420  
QB-166 1 - 32 12.7 31 40 1.5 1.5 24 450  
QB-101 2 - 70 21.9 31 31 1.5 1.5 24 420  
BXMP1032 500 - 1000 13 32 17 1.5 1.5 15 400  
BXMP1037 1000 - 2000 19 31 24 1.5 1.5 15 450  
BXMP1033 1 - 50 35 30.5 45 1.8 1.8 15 435  
BXMP1002 10 - 100 10 30.5 17 1.8 1.8 15 320  
QB-970 2500 - 3500 31 30.5 40 1.5 2.0 15 350  
QBH-2818 0.35 - 400 18.5 30 23 1.75 1.75 24 245  
QBH-2830 5 - 200 34.5 30 40 1.5 1.5 24 300  
TR3093 10 - 200 11 30 15 1.3 1.4 15 330  
TM3093 10 - 200 11 30 15 1.3 1.4 15 330  
BXMP1005 10 - 200 21 30 15 1.5 1.7 15 330  
TM3110 10 - 250 15.5 30 17 1.75 1.75 15 240  
TM3098 10 - 300 13.5 30 17 1.5 1.5 15 240  
BXMP1000 100-1000 12 30 23 1.5 1.5 15 350  
BXMP1046 500 - 2700 28 25 47 1.6 1.6 12 300  
TM6189 50-800 22 17.5 29 1.4 1.4 15 45  
All values listed are typical at 25°C

Class AB Linear Power Amplifier Drivers

Part
Number

Freq.
(MHz)

Gain
(dB)

Output Power
(dBm)

Rev. Iso.
(dB)

Input
VSWR

Output
VSWR

Supply
(Volts)

Current
(mA @ P1dB)

Highlights

QB-925 2500 - 6000 18 40 35 2.0 1.6 28 2200 Galium Nitride (GaN) Technology
QB-904 2000 - 6000 36 35 48 2.0 2.0 24 900 Galium Nitride (GaN) Technology
All values listed are typical at 25°C
Note: Ambient (Case Temperature) is defined with the amplifier mounted on an infinite heat sink.

Power Amplifier Subsystem Capabilities


High Power Amplifier Integration

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At API Technologies, our high performance power amplifier solutions are designed with strict attention to efficiency and reliability. Several standard options are available as well as custom solutions designed for customer specifications. Our engineers are experts in multiple discipline integration, including power amplifier designs with integrated switches, filters and splitters.

API's power amplifiers feature a unique void-free, low thermal resistance die attach process ensuring exceptional reliability and stability for critical military and commercial applications.

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Capabilities

Broad Range of Technologies and Designs
  • API's power amplifiers are manufactured utilizing in-house thin and thick film technology as well as conventional PC board designs.
  • In-house chip and wire (hybrid) and SMT manufacturing.
Linear & Non-linear Simulations
  • We utilize advanced RF & Microwave linear and non-linear simulation for rapid prototyping and a reduced design cycle.
  • Our Push-Pull Design Techniques, coupled with transistors that have been selected for high linearity characteristics, enable API Engineers to achieve this incredible performance including IP2 values of +120 dBm.
Built-in Monitoring
  • Dual band power conditioning and control with field downloadable firmware to support active reconfiguration with built-in monitoring.
  • API Technologies achieves guaranteed ultra-low phase noise performance in its amplifiers using a combination of design techniques, material selection, and in-house testing.
Thermal Simulation
  • API utilizes state-of-the-art thermal simulation and scanning tools when designing high power amplifiers.
Power Amplifier Integration
  • Rack-Mount Power Amplifier Assemblies
  • Integrated Power Amplifier / Splitters
  • Integrated Power Amplifier / Filters
  • Integrated Power Amplifier / Switches
  • PA Modules with Integrated PSU
Power Amplifier Applications
  • Broadband Jamming
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Pulsed Radar
  • Military Communications
  • Transmitters
  • Digital Control
  • Satellite Links
  • Test Equipment

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