Qorvo® GaN PA module offers the highest gain for L-band

GREENSBORO, North Carolina, Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Qorvo® (Nasdaq: QRVO), a leading global provider of connectivity and power solutions, today introduced the highest-gain compact 100-watt L-band (1.2-1.4 GHz) solution High: A GaN-on-SiC (PAM) power amplifier module targeting commercial and defense radar applications. The QPA2511 GaN-on-SiC PAM features an integrated two-stage amplifier solution offering 60% added power efficiency in a 70% smaller circuit size than equivalent two-stage solutions. This unparalleled performance dramatically reduces overall system power consumption.

In addition to best-in-class performance, the QPA2511 has been housed in a rugged surface-mount enclosure to simplify system design, board assembly, and testing. This helps optimize customer manufacturing cycles and improve reliability while accelerating time to market.

Doug Cole, General Manager of Qorvo’s Defense and Aerospace business, said, “Qorvo constantly rises to the challenge of providing unique, highly reliable and efficient solutions using GaN-on-SiC technology for L-band and many other applications. . Our decades of experience in defense programs and our reputation for quality make us a preferred supplier to radar manufacturers in the United States and around the world.

The QPA2511 is being sampled today for qualified customers. Contact a Qorvo sales representative to find out more.

Frequency range (GHz) output power
package size
1.2-1.4 100 29 60 50 25×12.5

To learn more about how Qorvo provides technology expertise, innovations and products for next-generation critical aerospace and defense systems, please visit https://www.qorvo.com/applications/defense-aerospace.

With over twenty years of leadership in GaN research and innovation, Qorvo’s GaN-on-SiC RF technology continues to bring the best performance and reliability to meet our customers’ demands. For more information, please visit https://www.qorvo.com/innovation/technology/gan.

About Korvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) provides innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise, and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves various high-growth segments of major global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, electric vehicles, battery-powered devices, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace /defense. Visit www.qorvo.com to discover how our diverse and innovative team helps connect, protect and power our planet.

Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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