20 Watt Ku-Band GaN Power Amplifier

Part # TGA2579-2-FL

Last Time Buy   End of Life announced Aug 5, 2016 (PCN 16-0163)
Last Time Buy February 11, 2017.
Please use TGA2219-CP and TGA2239-CP for replacements.
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Key Features

  • Frequency range: 14 - 15.35 GHz
  • Power: 43dBm Psat, 36dBm P1dB
  • Gain: 35 dB
  • Return loss: 8dB
  • Power added efficiency: 27%
  • OIP3: 44 dBm
  • Bias: Vd = 25 V, Id = 1000 mA, Vg = -2.4 V typical
  • Integrated voltage detector
  • Dimensions: 11.38 x 17.33 x 3.0 mm


TriQuint's TGA2579-2-FL is a power amplifier operating from 14 to 15.35 GHz and typically provides 43 dBm of saturated output power, 27% power-added efficiency and 35 dB of small signal gain at mid band.

The TGA2579-2-FL features low loss ground-signal-ground (GSG) RF transitions designed to interface with a coplanar waveguide multilayer board.

Ideally suited for Ku-band communications, the TGA2579-2-FL supports key commercial and defense-related frequency bands.

TriQuint's 0.25um GaN on SiC process offers superior electrical performance while maintaining high reliability. In addition, the use of SiC substrates provides optimum thermal performance necessary for reliable high power operation.

Lead-free and RoHS compliant

Evaluation Boards are available upon request.


Frequency (GHz) 14 to 15.35
Power (dBm) 43
Gain (dB) 35
NF (dB)
PAE (%) 27
Voltage (V) 25
IQ (mA) 1,000
RoHS  Yes
Lead Free  Yes
Halogen Free  Yes

Typical Applications

Additional Information

Status Last Time Buy