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GaAs IC 1-Bit Digital Attenuator 15 dB LSB DC-2 GHz

The AA116-72 is a 1 bit GaAs IC FET digital attenuator in a low cost package. This attenuator has an LSB of 15 dB. The AA116-72 is particularly suited where high attenuation accuracy, low insertion loss and low intermodulation products are required.Typical applications include cellular radio, wireless data, and wireless local loop gain level control circuits.


  • +3 V Control
  • Low Loss
  • Low Cost SOT-5 Plastic Package
Data Sheets AA116-72LF GaAs IC 1-Bit Digital Attenuator 15 dB LSB DC-2 GHz AA116_72LF_200209F.pdf (541 KB)
Application Notes GaAs FETs as Control Devices APN2015.pdf (423 KB)
Application Notes APN2018:Silicon Drivers for Commercial IC Products APN2018.pdf (414 KB)
Application Notes APN2019:Switch Power Characteristics APN2019.pdf (412 KB)
Application Notes Suggested PCB Land Pattern Designs for Leaded and Leadless Packages and Detailed Surface Mount Guidelines for Leadless Packages PCB_Layout_Patterns_Guidelines_200123M.pdf (1429 KB)
Designer Info IC Package List ICPkgList_12-02.pdf (49 KB)
Designer Info Power Conversion dBm to Watts Pwrconversion.pdf (401 KB)
Designer Info VSWR, Return Loss and Transmission Loss vs. Transmitted Power VSWRreturn.pdf (401 KB)
ProductName : AA116-72LF
Control Bits/ Interface Parallel/Serial : 1/P
Frequency (GHz) Min. : 0.004
Frequency (GHz) Max. : 2
Attenuation Range (dB) : 15
LSB Attenuation (dB) : 15
Typ. IL (dB) : 0.35-0.4
Typ. IIP3 (dBm) : 41
Typ. IP1 dB (dBm) : 20
Package : SOT-23, 5L
Package (mm) : 2.8 x 2.9 x 1.18
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