Qorvo® Adds Seven New Products to Spatium® Family of High-Performance GaN PAs

Qorvo® Adds Seven New Products to Spatium® Family of High-Performance GaN PAs

Qorvo® Adds Seven New Products to Spatium® Family of High-Performance GaN PAs

GREENSBORO, NC – July 8, 2021 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today introduced seven new Spatium® GaN Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA) products to its standard product portfolio. Spatium SSPAs are a revolutionary new way to enable applications including commercial and defense radar, electronic warfare (EW) and satellite communication, among others. Spatium SSPAs are a preferred alternative to older, lower performing and expensive-to-operate traveling wave tube (TWT) designs.

Qorvo’s Spatium family of SSPAs offers customers the performance, reliability and operational longevity needed for mission-critical applications. Spatium products are far superior to TWTs in both design and operation, enabling mission-critical systems that will be fully operational when customers need them most. An example of a Spatium-based application is the Green Bank Radio Telescope, which is setting new standards for ground-based radar exploration of space.

Roger Hall, general manager of Qorvo’s High Performance Solutions (HPS) business, said, “Our Spatium products represent a revolution in solid state power amplifier technology. Our products deliver unmatched and unprecedented performance and reliability. We now offer customers additional standard Spatium products to help upgrade existing commercial and defense systems.”

These seven new SSPA standard products are available for sampling to qualified customers and offer the following specifications. To learn more about Spatium and how it can help your next design, visit our new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document online.

QPB0218 QPB0220 QPB1024 QPB1316 QPB2731N QPB3238 QPB1111
Frequency (GHz) 2-18 2-18 8-12 13-16 27-31 32-38 34-36
Psat (W) 151 225 676 724 100 125 250
Power Gain (dB) 12.8 10.8 20.3 24.7 18 10 16.2
Small Signal Gain (dB) 17 16.7 26.6 32.8 20 19 21
Power (dBm) 51.8 53.8 58.3 58.7 48 51 55.2
PAE (%) 22.6 21.9 33.8 31.3 12 15 16
Voltage (V) 20 20 28 28 22 24 28

Qorvo offers the industry’s largest, most innovative GaN-on-SiC portfolio to help customers realize superior efficiency and operational bandwidth in many different applications spanning multiple market segments. The company’s GaN-on-SiC products deliver high power density, reduced size, excellent gain, high reliability and process maturity and are the perfect starting point for the Spatium standard product family. Qorvo is a leading supplier of RF products and compound semiconductor foundry services to commercial and defense customers, including other global defense and aerospace customers. Qorvo is the only supplier to achieve a Manufacturing Readiness Level 10 (MRL 10) rating from the U.S. Department of Defense.

About Qorvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world. Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Media Contact:
Katie Caballero
Marketing Communications Manager
Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products
+1 972-994-8546
katie.caballero@qorvo.com

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