UltraCMOS® SPDT RF Switch

The PE42521 SPDT absorptive RF switch is designed for use in test/ATE and other high performance wireless applications. This broadband general-purpose switch maintains excellent RF performance and linearity from 9 kHz through 13 GHz. This switch is a pin-compatible upgraded version of PE42552 with fast switching time and higher power handling of 36 dBm continuous wave (CW) and 38.5 dBm instantaneous power in 50Ω @ 4 GHz. The PE42521 exhibits high isolation, fast settling time, and is offered in a 3 x 3 mm QFN package.

UltraCMOS® SPDT RF Switch

PE42521


The PE42521 SPDT absorptive RF switch is designed for use in test/ATE and other high performance wireless applications. This broadband general-purpose switch maintains excellent RF performance and linearity from 9 kHz through 13 GHz. This switch is a pin-compatible upgraded version of PE42552 with fast switching time and higher power handling of 36 dBm continuous wave (CW) and 38.5 dBm instantaneous power in 50Ω @ 4 GHz. The PE42521 exhibits high isolation, fast settling time, and is offered in a 3 x 3 mm QFN package.

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Specifications

DescriptionSPDT (A)
Min Freq.9 kHz
Max Freq.13 GHz
Max Typ. IL (dB)1.85
Min Typ. IL (dB)0.60
Max Typ. Iso (dB)90
Min Typ. Iso (dB)17
P1dB/P0.1dB (dBm)38.0 / –
IIP3 (dBm)65
Max Power Rating (dBm)36
Package16L QFN
Package (mm)3x3
VDD Range (V)2.3–5.5
Switching Time0.5 µs
ESD HBM (V)3000

About Product

Key Features

      HaRP™ technology-enhanced
      Fast switching time of 500 ns
      High power handling @ 4 GHz in 50Ω
      High linearity
      Low insertion loss
      High isolation
      ESD performance
      Packaging: 16-lead 3 × 3 mm QFN

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