[HMC8205BF10] 10 ns-width pulse input and output?


I want to get output Voltage larger than 100 V peak to peak.

So I have some questions in the data sheet from figure 25.

< Output Power (POUT), Gain vs input power at 1 GHz >

for example, when 

Input: 24 dBm / Gain: 21 dB / output: 45 dBm    


Input: (~3.5 Vrms) = (~10 Vpp)   /  output: (~40 Vrms) = (~110 Vpp)   right?? 

Then what would outcome be when I input 10 V-10 ns widh pulse to "HMC8205BF10" ?

How can I calculate the out voltage?  

and the pulse width of outcome would be similar to input? 


SeeWoo Lee 

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    •  Analog Employees 
    on Oct 23, 2019 1:03 PM 11 months ago in reply to LSW

    Hi SeeWoo,

                         The lowest operating frequency the HMC8205BF10 will operate at is 300 MHz. So, no it won't be able to handle a dc pulse.

    Your first condition: 380 MHz 10V p-p should be fine . that translates to 27 dBm re: 50 ohms for a square wave and leaves you some margin. The absolute  max input rating is 35 dBm or 25V p-p for a pulse re 50 ohms.

    I've attached a link to a calculator which will help you convert between voltage levels and power. The waveform can be changed as well as the characteristic impedance. the HMC8205B is a 50 ohm characteristic impedance.