The EXU8611 is a fully integrated super-heterodyne upconverter chip designed in SiGe process technology. The chip enables the signal conversion from baseband to 81-86 GHz. EXU8611 has an integrated I/Q modulator, an integrated power detector, IF monitor output, and a digital serial peripheral interface (SPI). The required inputs are LO and baseband signal.

EXU8611 is designed to pair with an external PA EXP8604 to meet the technical specifications of ETSI document ETSI EN 302 217-2-2.


Key Features

  • Frequency Range: 81 – 86 GHz
  • LO Frequency: 13.5-14.3 GHz
  • IF Frequency: 9 – 9.6 GHz
  • Conversion Gain: 28 (Max)
  • OIP3: 13 dBm (@ 64 QAM, Max Pout)
  • Carrier Suppression (no calibration): 30 dB
  • Analog Gain Control Dynamic Range: 40 dB
  • Integrated Power Detector, Envelope Detector
  • Digital Serial Peripheral Interface
  • 1.5 W DC Power Consumption (Quiescent)

Applications List

  • Point-to-point E-band radios

Ordering Information

EXU8611-DDIRoHS compliant bare die in gel packs
EXT8611-SSIIntegrated System in Package for E-band radio with 8604 PA