NORWOOD, Mass. (PRWEB) February 11, 2008
The AD8363 is ideally suited for next-generation radio frequency (RF) applications using complex signals with highly varying peak-to-average ratios. The signal is sent directly into the single-ended input eliminating the need for an external balun, unlike power detectors from previous generations. The AD8363 achieves +/- 0.5 dB accuracy over the entire 50 dB +/- 1 dB dynamic range. The output is linear-in-dB, and scaled to 50 mV/dB, but other slopes can be arranged. The AD8363 is fully specified and stable over the entire frequency range of 50 Hz to 6 GHz, operating temperature range of -40 degrees C to 125 degrees C and supply voltage range of 4.5 to 5.5 V. With these specifications the most stringent power measurement applications can be accurately realized. For more information, visit http://www.analog.com/pr/AD8363.
Availability and Pricing
The AD8363 is currently sampling and will be available in production quantities in April 2008. The device is packaged in a compact 16-lead 4x4 mm LFCSP (lead-frame chip-scale package) with a price of $5.25 per unit in 1000-piece quantities.
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