MMIC IP Overview

 MMIC die

VIPER RF have developed intellectual property over a range of functions and market applications. This IP provides the opportunity to offer our clients more flexible business models:

  • Design service based on proven functional building blocks
  • Design licensing
  • Product sales

The advantages to our customers are:

  • Reduced time to market
  • Reduced risk using available samples
  • Lower cost of development
 

MARKETS & APPLICATIONS

 

MMIC FUNCTIONS

 

 

We are also working on a number of demonstrator module projects:

  • Wireless infrastructure highly integrated receiver module
  • High efficiency S-band amplifier module
  • High power Ka-band amplifier module

Aerospace MMICs

aerospace market
Part Function Description Freq
(GHz)
Gain
(dB)
Pout
(dBm)
Control
(V,mA)
VRFA0030-BD Amplifier Wideband MPA DC-20 14.5  29 8V, 150mA 
VRFA0031-BD Amplifier Wideband positive gain slope MPA DC-20 15  29 8V, 150mA
VRFA0021-BD Amplifier Wideband MPA DC-45 12  15.5 8V, 50mA
VRF250DV3-BD Amplifier E-Band Gain Block 81-86 22 19 4V, 60mA
VRF450DV4-BD Amplifier E-Band MPA  81-86 14 18.5 4V,
80mA 
VRF850DV6-BD Amplifier E-Band HPA  81-86 14 23 4V, 160mA 
VRF250DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band Gain Block 93-95 18 17 4V, 160mA 
VRF450DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band MPA 93-95 12 21.5 4V, 80mA
VRF850DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band HPA 93-95 11 23.5 4V, 160mA 
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0007-BD Attenuator 4-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 2.7 7.5 0/-5
VRFC0006-BD Attenuator 6-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 5.0 31.5 0/-5
VRFC0009-01-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 1   0/-5
VRFC0009-02-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 2   0/-5
VRFC0009-04-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 4   0/-5
VRFC0009-16-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 16   0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0008-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 2-4 7.5 360 0/-5
VRFC0003-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 8-13 6 360 0/-5
VRFC0011-5-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 0.7 5.625 0/-5
VRFC0011-22-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 1.4 22.5 0/-5
VRFC0010-45-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.1 45 0/-5
VRFC0010-90-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.4 90 0/-5
VRFC0010-180-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.6 180 0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Isolation
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFS0008-BD Switch Wideband SPST switch DC-20 0.6 48 0/-5
VRFS0002-BD Switch Wideband SPDT switch DC-20 1.18 47 0/-5
VRFS0003-BD Switch Wideband SP4T switch DC-20 2.2 52 0/-5

 

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Communications MMICs

communications market
Part Function Description Freq
(GHz)
Gain
(dB)
Pout
(dBm)
Control
(V)
VRFA0006-BD Amplifier WLAN, Dual Amp 2.4/5  26.5/28 25  3.3V,
200mA 
VRF250DV3-BD Amplifier E-Band Gain Block 81-86 22 19 4V, 60mA
VRF450DV4-BD Amplifier E-Band MPA  81-86 14 18.5 4V, 80mA 
VRF850DV6-BD Amplifier E-Band HPA  81-86 14 23 4V, 160mA 
VRF250DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band Gain Block 93-95 18 17 4V, 160mA 
VRF450DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band MPA 93-95 12 21.5 4V, 80mA
VRF850DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band HPA 93-95 11 23.5 4V, 160mA
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0007-BD Attenuator 4-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 2.7 7.5 0/-5
VRFC0006-BD Attenuator 6-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 5.0 31.5 0/-5
VRFC0009-01-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 1   0/-5
VRFC0009-02-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 2   0/-5
VRFC0009-04-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 4   0/-5
VRFC0009-16-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 16   0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0008-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 2-4 7.5 360 0/-5
VRFC0003-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 8-13 6 360 0/-5
VRFC0011-5-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 0.7 5.625 0/-5
VRFC0011-22-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 1.4 22.5 0/-5
VRFC0010-45-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.1 45 0/-5
VRFC0010-90-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.4 90 0/-5
VRFC0010-180-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.6 180 0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Isolation
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFS0008-BD Switch Wideband SPST switch DC-20 0.6 48 0/-5
VRFS0002-BD Switch Wideband SPDT switch DC-20 1.18 47 0/-5
VRFS0003-BD Switch Wideband SP4T switch DC-20 2.2 52 0/-5

 

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Defence & Instrumentation MMICs

defence market
Part Function Description Freq
(GHz)
Gain
(dB)
Pout
(dBm)
Control
(V,mA))
VRFA0030-BD Amplifier Wideband MPA DC-20 14.5  29 8V,
150mA
VRFA0031-BD Amplifier Wideband positive gain slope MPA DC-20 15  29 8V,
150mA
VRFA0021-BD Amplifier Wideband MPA DC-45 12  15.5 8V,
50mA
VRFA0025-BD Amplifier  X-Band HPA 8.5-11  28  37  8V, 1400mA 
VRFA0026-BD Amplifier X-Band LNA 7-11 24.5 15 3V,
82mA 
VRF250DV3-BD Amplifier E-Band Gain Block 81-86 22 19 4V, 60mA
VRF450DV4-BD Amplifier E-Band MPA  81-86 14 18.5 4V, 80mA 
VRF850DV6-BD Amplifier E-Band HPA  81-86 14 23 4V, 160mA 
VRF250DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band Gain Block 93-95 18 17 4V, 160mA  
VRF450DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band MPA 93-95 12 21.5 4V, 80mA 
VRF850DV2-BD Amplifier W-Band HPA 93-95 11 23.5 4V, 160mA  
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0007-BD Attenuator 4-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 2.7 7.5 0/-5
VRFC0006-BD Attenuator 6-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 5.0 31.5 0/-5
VRFC0009-01-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 1   0/-5
VRFC0009-02-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 2   0/-5
VRFC0009-04-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 4   0/-5
VRFC0009-16-BD Attenuator Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 16   0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0008-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 2-4 7.5 360 0/-5
VRFC0003-BD Phase Shifter 6-Bit digital phase shifter 8-13 6 360 0/-5
VRFC0011-5-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 0.7 5.625 0/-5
VRFC0011-22-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 1.4 22.5 0/-5
VRFC0010-45-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.1 45 0/-5
VRFC0010-90-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.4 90 0/-5
VRFC0010-180-BD Phase Shifter 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.6 180 0/-5
      Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Isolation
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFS0008-BD Switch Wideband SPST switch DC-20 0.6 48 0/-5
VRFS0002-BD Switch Wideband SPDT switch DC-20 1.18 47 0/-5
VRFS0003-BD Switch Wideband SP4T switch DC-20 2.2 52 0/-5

 

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MMIC - Amplifiers

Amplifier MMICs
Part Description Freq
(GHz)
Gain
(dB)
Pout
(dBm)
Eff
(%)
NF
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFA0030-BD Wideband MPA DC-20 14.5  29     8V, 150mA
VRFA0031-BD Wideband positive gain slope MPA DC-20 15  29     8V, 150mA
VRFA0021-BD Wideband MPA DC-45 12  15.5     8V, 50mA
VRFA0006-BD WLAN, Dual Amp 2.4/5  26.5/28 25      3.3V,
VRFA0025-BD X-Band HPA 8.5-11 28 37     8V, 1400mA 
VRFA0026-BD X-Band LNA 7-11 24.5 15     3V, 82mA 
VRF250DV3-BD E-Band Gain Block 81-86 22 19     4V, 60mA
VRF450DV4-BD E-Band MPA  81-86 14 18.5     4V, 80mA 
VRF850DV6-BD E-Band HPA  81-86 14 23     4V, 160mA 
VRF250DV2-BD W-Band Gain Block 93-95 18 17     4V, 160mA 
VRF450DV2-BD W-Band MPA 93-95 12 21.5 4V, 80mA
VRF850DV2-BD W-Band HPA 93-95 11 23.5     4V, 1 

 

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MMIC - Attenuators

Attenuator MMICs
Part Description Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFC0007-BD 4-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 2.7 7.5 0/-5
VRFC0006-BD 6-Bit digital attenuator DC-13 5.0 31.5 0/-5
VRFC0009-01-BD Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 1   0/-5
VRFC0009-02-BD Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 2   0/-5
VRFC0009-04-BD Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 4   0/-5
VRFC0009-16-BD Wideband switch attenuator DC-20 16   0/-5

 

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MMIC - Phase Shifters

Phase Shifter MMICs 
Part Description Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Range
(deg)
Control
(V)
VRFC0008-BD 6-Bit digital phase shifter 2-4 7.5 360 0/-5
VRFC0003-BD 6-Bit digital phase shifter 8-13 6 360 0/-5
VRFC0011-5-BD 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 0.7 5.625 0/-5
VRFC0011-22-BD 1-Bit phase shifter 2-6 1.4 22.5 0/-5
VRFC0010-45-BD 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.1 45 0/-5
VRFC0010-90-BD 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.4 90 0/-5
VRFC0010-180-BD 1-Bit phase shifter 8-15 1.6 180 0/-5
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MMIC - Switches

Switch MMICs
Part Description Freq
(GHz)
Loss
(dB)
Isolation
(dB)
Control
(V)
VRFS0008-BD Wideband SPST switch DC-20 0.6 48 0/-5
VRFS0002-BD Wideband SPDT switch DC-20 1.18 47 0/-5
VRFS0003-BD Wideband SP4T switch DC-20 2.2 52 0/-5
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