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CITCRYO4-12B

Cryogenic HEMT Low Noise Amplifier
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Description

 

 

The CITCRYO4-12B is a cryogenic, low noise amplifier suitable for Radio Astronomy and Quantum applications. The amplifier covers the band from 4 to 12 GHz and is useable to 14 GHz. The amplifier has a typical noise temperature of 3.5K with a gain of 35dB. The standard configuration comes with SMA female connectors. The amplifier is also available in our NEW miniature “Drop-In” version which is 10mm X 10mm. CMT has also introduced a dual amplifier configuration.

Electrical Specifications

  • RF Frequency:                       

    • 4 to 12 GHz

  • Gain @ 12 K:                           

    • 35 dB ± 2 dB, typical

  • Noise temperature @ 12 K:

    • <3.5 K, typical average

  • Noise figure @ 12 K:          

    • <0.05 dB, typical average

  • IRL:

    • <-10 dB, typical

  • ORL:

    • <-10 dB, typical

  • Operating temperature:

    • 4.2 K - 320 K

  • DC power @ 12 K:

    • 1.2 Vdc, 15 mA

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