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HMC973ALP3E - Settling time spec

Hello Gentleman, Hope all is fine!

Could you please address this one as I looked at EZ and found this topic:
I believe that is not exactly the settling time I am referring to. The setup response time, I believe is different from the response time for enabling. The current question is what is the response time (stabilization) when we change the control voltage. For example, there is a competitor component and in datasheet it says that it takes 1.5us to achieve an accuracy of +/- 0.1dB when a variation of 1dB is set. That is, at 1.5us it would be in the range of 0.9 to 1.1dB.
Could you please give me this graph or any more details?
Juliano Cioffi
  • Hello all,

    I am very interested in receiving the information about the settling time of the HMC973ALP3E as well. Not sure if any answers have already been provided to Juliano 3 years ago, but it seems that they are no longer posted.

    I assume that as the attenuator's substrate is GaAs, that the response time to a change in the control voltage is fast (~10ns). Could you please provide some information about this?

    A prompt response is highly appreciated.

    Ariel MELLO