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February 14, 2024
mmTron Distributed Amplifier MMICs Available as X-MWblocks®️

Four of mmTron’s broadband, high performance distributed amplifier MMICs are now available from Quantic X-Microwave as X-MWblocks®️, enabling quick and easy prototyping of systems.

With their wide frequency range, these distributed amplifiers are well-suited for electronic warfare and instrumentation. They are also useful as gain blocks in many systems, offering high, flat gain and well-matched to 50 Ω at input and output.

mmTron Distributed Amplifiers Available As X-MWblocks

mmTron’s TMC162 is a low noise amplifier (LNA) covering DC to 20 GHz with 2.5 dB noise figure and 19 dB gain. The output power is very respectable for an LNA: 24 dBm P1dB and 31 dBm OIP3. Quantic X-Microwave’s X-MWblock part number for the TMC162 is XM-D537-0404D.

The TMC163 was optimized for high linearity and provides 34 dBm OIP3 and 26 dBm P1dB. It covers DC to 20 GHz and has 17 dB small-signal gain. The X-MWblock part number is XM-D539-0404D.

For systems requiring higher output power, the TMC164 provides 27 dBm P1dB and 34 dBm OIP3 with 16 dB small-signal gain across DC to 26.5 GHz. The X-MWblock part number is XM-D542-0404D.

The fourth MMIC, TMC200 is mmTron’s highest output power distributed amplifier. It provides 30 dBm saturated, 29 dBm P1dB, and 39 dBm OIP3 and covers DC to 26.5 GHz with 15 dB small-signal gain. The X-MWblock part number is XM-D536-0404D.

TMC200 X-MWblock layout drawing
TMC200 X-MWblock circuit layout.

How To Order

The X-MWblock versions of mmTron’s distributed amplifier MMICs are available from Quantic X-Microwave as well as from Mouser Electronics, a global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components.

Die and SMT packaged versions of these distributed amplifiers are available directly from mmTron. For mmTron pricing and delivery, send an email to

What's An X-MWblock?

If you're not familiar with X-MWblocks, Quantic X-Microwave has compiled a catalog of various circuit functions from numerous manufacturers that can be combined on a prototype plate to build and evaluate a signal path. X-MWblocks can also be configured with SMA connectors to serve as standalone modules.