1-6 GHz Positive Gain Slope Low Noise Amplifier in WaferCap SMT Package

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The VMMK-3603 is a small and easy-to-use, broadband, positive gain slope low noise amplifier operating in various frequency bands from 1 to 6 GHz with typical noise figure of 1.4dB. It is housed in the Avago Technologies' industry-leading and revolutionary sub-miniature WaferCap chip scale package (GaAsCap wafer scale leadless package) which is small and ultra thin yet can be handled and placed with standard 0402 pick and place assembly equipment.


  • 1 x 0.5 mm surface mount package
  • Ultrathin (0.25mm)
  • Wide frequency range: 1 to 6 GHz
  • Low noise figure
  • Positive gain slope
  • Self-Biasing: 3 to 5 V   


  • 2.4, 3.5, and 5-6 GHz WLAN and WiMax
  • 802.16 & 802.20 BWA systems
  • Radar and ECM systems
  • Genenic IF amplifier

Lifecycle Status

Not Recommended for New Design


  • RoHS6
    Fully Compliant

Lifecycle Status

Not Recommended for New Design

Substance Compliance

  • RoHS6
    Fully Compliant
Specification Value
Lifecycle Not Recommended for New Design
Distrib. Inventory Yes
Samples Available Yes
RoHS6 Compliant Y
Max Qty of Samples 5
Frequency (GHz) 1-6
Bias Condition (V@mA) 8V@36mA
NF (dB) 1.5
Gain (dB) 17
P1dB (dBm) 9
OIP3 (dBm) 25
Package SMT 1x0.5


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Reliability Data Sheet (1) i
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