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8 GHz Logarithmic RMS Power Detector With 45 dB Dynamic Range


Package | PIN: YFQ | 6
Temp: I (-40 to 85)
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  • Wide Supply Range from 2.7 V to 5 V
  • Logarithmic Root Mean Square Response
  • 45-dB Linear-in-dB Power Detection Range
  • Multi-Band Operation from 50 MHz to 8 GHz
  • LOG Conformance Better than ±0.5 dB
  • Highly Temperature Insensitive, ±0.25 dB
  • Modulation Independent Response, 0.08 dB
  • Minimal Slope and Intercept Variation
  • Shutdown Functionality
  • Tiny 6-Bump DSBGA Package

Texas Instruments  LMH2110TM/NOPB

The LMH2110 is a 45-dB Logarithmic RMS power detector particularly suited for accurate power measurement of modulated RF signals that exhibit large peak-to-average ratios; that is, large variations of the signal envelope. Such signals are encountered in W-CDMA and LTE cell phones. The RMS measurement topology inherently ensures a modulation insensitive measurement.

The device has an RF frequency range from 50 MHz to 8 GHz. It provides an accurate, temperature and supply insensitive output voltage that relates linearly to the RF input power in dBm. The LMH2110 device has excellent conformance to a logarithmic response, enabling easy integration by using slope and intercept only, reducing calibration effort significantly. The device operates with a single supply from 2.7 V to 5 V. The LMH2110 has an RF power detection range from –40 dBm to 5 dBm and is ideally suited for use in combination with a directional coupler. Alternatively, a resistive divider can be used.

The device is active for EN = High; otherwise, it is in a low power-consumption shutdown mode. To save power and prevent discharge of an external filter capacitance, the output (OUT) is high-impedance during shutdown.