Microwave Power Modules

Photonis offers Microwave Power Modules (MPMs) to meet the power, bandwidth and spectral purity requirements of many state of the art microwave systems. 

Electronic Countermeasures
Point to Point and SatCom Data Links
Ideal for Airborne & UAV Use
Compact Laboratory Amplifier
Radar

Technical information

Standard MPM Products:

Part
Number
Frequency
Band
(GHz)
Rated
Power
(dBm)
Gain @
Rated
Power
(dB)
Prime
Power
Current
Draw
(Amps)
Size
L x W x H
(in)
Weight
(lbs)
Cooling Method
9107A 2.0 – 6.0 47 to 50 50 28 VDC 15 max 11 x 5 x 2.4 7.8 Self-Contained Forced Air
9107B 2.0 – 6.0 47 to 50 50 28 VDC 15 max 11 x 5 x 2.4 7.8 Conduction
9106A 6.0 – 18.0 47.5 to 50 50 28 VDC 15 max 6 x 7 x 2.5 5.8 Self-Contained Forced Air
9106B 6.0 – 18.0 47.5 to 50 50 28 VDC 15 max 6 x 7 x 2.5 5.8 Conduction
9113 7.9 – 8.4 50 52 270 VDC 1.65 8.1 x 7.5 x 1.7 5.0 Conduction
9116 7.9 – 8.4 49 52 270 VDC 1.5 8.1 x 7.5 x 1.7 5.0 Conduction
9097 9.75 – 9.95
15.15 – 15.35
47 min 52 28 VDC 10 7.8 x 6.5 x 2.6 7.25 Conduction
9101 14.4 – 14.83 47 min 52 28 VDC 10 7.8 x 6.5 x 2.6 6.9 Conduction

Linearized MPM Products:

Part
Number
Frequency
Band
(GHz)
Rated
Power
(dBm)
Gain @
Rated
Power
(dB)
Prime
Power
Current
Draw
(Amps)
Size
L x W x H
(in)
Weight
(lbs)
Cooling Method
9115 7.90 – 8.40 48.0 66 270 VDC 1.5 max 8.0 x 7.7 x 2.7 5.3 Conduction
9109 13.75 – 14.5 48.0 66 270 VDC 1.2 7.5 x 3.7 x 1.3
10 x 4.8 x 1.25
5.4 Conduction
9110 14.40 – 15.35 47.0 52 28 VDC 7.5 7.5 x 7.0 x 2.6 5.9 Conduction
9111 14.40 – 15.35 48.5 50 28 VDC 9.7 7.5 x 7.0 x 2.6 56.9 Conduction

Description

The MPM is an efficient, low noise amplifier consisting of a high gain solid-state driver (MMIC) followed by a multi-collector traveling wave tube (TWT) along with their power supplies, all tightly integrated into a common, lightweight package.  The low noise performance of the solid-state MMIC combined with the high efficiency TWT creates an extremely compact and efficient amplifier. The low SWaP MPM is ideally suited to airborne applications where volume, weight and prime power are at a premium. Our MPMs are typically used for electronic countermeasures, point to point and SatCom data links, and compact laboratory amplifiers. For communications applications, the addition of a pre-distortion linearizer to the MPM RF chain results in a highly linear amplifier.  Typical OPBO for linear operation is less than 2 dB with AM/PM less than 2°/dB and gain linearity of ± 0.1 dB. The Linearized MPM provides the same compact, lightweight form factor as the standard MPM with superior linearity to support modern quadrature modulation schemes. Linear MPMs are optimized for backed-off RF output power levels, minimizing prime power draw.

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Microwave Power Modules

Documentation

Brochure

Microwave Overview Brochure(PDF file, 2.75 MB)

Specifications

Microwave Power Module 9123(PDF file, 812.95 KB)
Microwave Power Module 9124(PDF file, 310.17 KB)

Related Applications

Electronic Counter Measures
Electronic Warfare
RF Generation (Defence)
Defence Communication

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