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HMC1040LP3CE N/C pins

Question asked by sss on Dec 23, 2015
Latest reply on Dec 24, 2015 by sss

Hi all,

 

Pin descriptions in the datasheet @ HMC1040LP3CE, it say following,

Pin No:5-8, 14

Function:N/C

The pins are not connected internally; however, all data shown herein was measured with these pins connected to RF/DC ground externally.

 

Do you recommend "the N/C pins connect to RF/DC ground externally" ?

Connecting the N/C pins to the ground might impact to thermal or electric performance ?

Thermal performance is more better, and electric performance is no impact ?

 

Best regards,

sss

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