TOKYO, January 10, 2019 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today its development of the world's first* ultra-wideband digitally controlled gallium nitride (GaN) amplifier, which is compatible with a world-leading range of sub-6GHz bands focused on fifth-generation (5G) mobile communication systems. With a power efficiency** rating of above 40%, the amplifier is expected to contribute to large-capacity communication and reduce the power consumption of mobile base stations.
* According to Mitsubishi Electric research as of January 10, 2019
** Output power level equivalent to 6.5dB peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) modulated signal
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