low-noise amplifier


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low-noise amplifier

[′lō ‚nȯiz ′am·plə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An amplifier having very low background noise when the desired signal is weak or absent; field-effect transistors are used in audio preamplifiers for this purpose.
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The devices address low-noise amplifiers and transmit power amplifiers a[euro]" two elements of wireless infrastructure equipment for which extremely high RF performance is critical.
The devices address low-noise amplifiers and transmit power amplifiers - two elements of wireless infrastructure equipment for which extremely high RF performance is critical.
The receiver section includes high-performance single-ended low-noise amplifiers for two high bands (1710 MHz to 2170 MHz) and one low band (824 MHz to 960 MHz).
RF FastSPICE is proven on a wide range of production circuits including 65nm PLLs, 90nm LC-tank and ring oscillator VCOs (including bandgap and bias), 130nm low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) + mixer circuits, power amplifiers, and crystal oscillators.
1 mm), they are ideal for diversity antennas, tower-mounted amplifiers (TMAs) and front-end, low-noise amplifiers in macro-cell, micro-cell and pico-cell cellular base stations and repeaters.
This not only eliminates the need for discrete differential drivers but also means that signal path components, such as low-noise amplifiers and programmable gain amplifiers can be integrated on-chip to achieve further reductions in system size and cost.
Berkana BKW9000 Transceivers support GSM-850, EGSM-900, DCS-1800 and PCS-1900 bands through the integration of four low-noise amplifiers (LNAs), complete receiver and transmitter chains, VCOs, synthesizers and filters.
Functions for which InP devices are eminently suited include power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, mux/demux, clock data recovery, laser drivers, and OEICs, among many others.

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