PE43713

PE43713

UltraCMOS® RF Digital Step Attenuator

The PE43713 is a 50Ω, HaRP™ technology-enhanced, 7-bit RF digital step attenuator (DSA) that supports a broad frequency range from 9 kHz to 6 GHz. It features glitch-less attenuation state transitions, supports 1.8V control voltage and includes an extended operating temperature range to +105 °C and optional VSS_EXT bypass mode to improve spurious performance, making this device ideal for test and measurement (T&M). The PE43713 is a pin-compatible upgraded version of the PE43703. An integrated digital control interface supports both Serial Addressable and Parallel programming of the attenuation, including the capability to program an initial attenuation state at power-up. The PE43713 covers a 31.75 dB attenuation range in 0.25 dB, 0.5 dB and 1 dB steps. It is capable of maintaining 0.25 dB monotonicity through 4 GHz, 0.50 monotonicity through 5 GHz and 1 dB monotonicity through 6 GHz. In addition, no external blocking capacitors are required if 0 VDC is present on the RF ports.

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PE43713 Specs

Key Features


  • Flexible attenuation steps of 0.25 dB, 0.5 dB and 1 dB up to 31.75 dB
  • Glitch-less attenuation state transitions
  • Monotonicity: 0.25 dB up to 4 GHz, 0.5 dB up to 5 GHz and 1 dB up to 6 GHz
  • Extended +105 °C operating temperature
  • Parallel and Serial programming interfaces with serial addressability
  • Packaging—32-lead 5 × 5 mm QFN

Specifications


Type

Description

Min Freq (MHz)

Max Freq (MHz)

Bits

Attn Range (dB)

Attenuation Step (dB)

Min IL (dB)

Max IL (dB)

IIP3 (dBm)

Interface

Package

Package (mm)

50Ω

7-bit, 128 states

0.009

6000

7

31.75

0.25/0.5/1.0

1.3

2.45

57

Parallel (Latched, Direct), Serial (Addressable)

32L QFN

5x5

Schematics


Doc 64910

Technical Resources


Datasheet File pdf

EVK Manual

S-Parameters

Material Declaration PE43713A-Z

Material Declaration PE43713B-Z

Schematic/B.O.M.

Software

Gerber Files

Application Note: Advantages of UltraCMOS® DSAs with Serial-Addressability

Application Note: Thermal Characterization

Application Note: Soldering Guidelines for Mounting Bottom-terminated Components

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