WLAN 5 GHz Front-end IC

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Product Details


  • Full ISM high band 5150 MHz to 5850 MHz
  • Fully integrated RF front end
  • Low noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass mode
  • Single pole double throw switch (SPDT)
  • Power amplifier (PA) with high linearity and a low-power mode
  • Integrated power detector for closed loop control
  • Integrated matching for 50 Ω for input and output; DC free input/output ports
  • Integrated harmonic and coexistence filtering
  • 4 modes of operation (Rx bypass/stand-by, Rx LNA, Tx high linearity, Tx low power)
  • Supply voltage 3.0 V to 4.75 V
  • Low supply current of 8 mA in Rx mode with optimized performances
  • Low Rx noise figure = 2.35 dB
  • High efficiency: supply current of 185 mA in Tx mode at +17 dBm, MCS9
  • Tx output power of +15 dBm at 1.25 % DEVM (MCS9/VHT80)
  • Tx output power of +17.5 dBm at 2.0 % DEVM (MCS7/HT40)
  • ESD protection on all pins (HBM > 2 kV)
  • Small 10-pins leadless package 1.7 mm × 2.0 mm × 0.3 mm; 0.35 mm pitch
  • RoHS compliant
  • IEEE 802.11a/n/ac WiFi, WLAN
  • Smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and other portable computing devices
  • Access points, routers, gateways
  • Wireless video
  • General-purpose ISM applications


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