ADF5901/ADF5904/ADF4159 Transmitters, Receivers, and Phase Lock Loops (PLLs)

Analog Devices’ FMC radar for avionics, automotive, and industrial applications

Image of Analog Devices' ADF5901/ADF5904/ADF4159 Transmitter, Receiver, and PLLsADI’s EV-RADAR-MMIC2 evaluation board is designed to evaluate the performance of the ADF5901, a 24 GHz transmitter; the ADF5904, a 24 GHz receiver (Rx) MMIC; and the ADF4159, a 13 GHz PLL for a frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) radar system. This board requires either EVAL-SDP-CS1Z or EVAL-SDP-CB1Z to operate.

The ADF5901 is a 24 GHz Tx monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) with an on-chip, 24 GHz voltage controller oscillator (VCO) with PGA and dual Tx channels for radar systems. The on-chip, 24 GHz VCO generates the 24 GHz signal for the two Tx channels and the LO output. Each Tx channel contains a power control circuit. There is also an on-chip temperature sensor.

The ADF5904 is a 4-channel, 24 GHz, receiver downconverter. Each channel contains a single-ended RF input with an on-chip balun followed by a differential low noise amplifier (LNA) and a downconverter mixer with differential output buffers. The RF LO path also has an on-chip balun.

The ADF4159 is a 13 GHz, fractional-N frequency synthesizer with modulation and both fast and slow waveform generation capability. The part uses a 25-bit fixed modulus, allowing subhertz frequency resolution. ADF4159 consists of a low noise digital phase frequency detector (PFD), a precision charge pump, and a programmable reference divider. The Σ-Δ-based fractional interpolator allows programmable fractional-N division. The INT and FRAC registers define an overall N divider as N = INT + (FRAC/225).

Features
  • PLL
  • Input: complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS), transistor-transistor logic (TTL)
  • Output: CMOS
  • Number of circuits: 1
  • Ratio (input to output): 2:1
  • Differential (input to output): yes/no
  • Divider/multiplier: yes/yes
  • Voltage supply: 1.62 V to 3.45 V
  • Operating Temperature: -40°C to +125°C
  • Package /case: 24-WFQFN, 32-WFQFN, exposed pad, and LFCSP
  • Frequency (maximum): 13 GHz, 1300 MHz, 24 GHz, and 2400 MHz
Applications
  • RF
  • Avionics
  • Unmanned systems (drones)
  • Defense
  • Aerospace
  • Automotive radar
  • Industrial radar
  • Microwave radar

Evaluation Boards

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
EVAL BRD ADF4159 ADF5901 ADF5904EV-RADAR-MMIC2EVAL BRD ADF4159 ADF5901 ADF59044 - ImmediateView Details
BOARD EVAL SDP-SEVAL-SDP-CS1ZBOARD EVAL SDP-S633 - ImmediateView Details
BOARD EVALUATION FOR SDP-CB1EVAL-SDP-CB1ZBOARD EVALUATION FOR SDP-CB1323 - ImmediateView Details
EVAL BOARD ADF5901 DOWNCONVERTEREV-ADF5901SD2ZEVAL BOARD ADF5901 DOWNCONVERTER1 - ImmediateView Details
EVAL BOARD ADF5904 DOWNCONVERTEREV-ADF5904SD2ZEVAL BOARD ADF5904 DOWNCONVERTER2 - ImmediateView Details
EVAL BOARD FOR ADF4159EV-ADF4159EB3ZEVAL BOARD FOR ADF41590View Details
EVAL BOARD FOR ADF4159EV-ADF4159EB1ZEVAL BOARD FOR ADF41590View Details

ADF5901

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
IC 4 CHANNEL MMIC 24GHZADF5901WCCPZIC 4 CHANNEL MMIC 24GHZ222 - ImmediateView Details

ADF5904

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
IC 4 CHANNEL MMIC 24GHZADF5904WCCPZIC 4 CHANNEL MMIC 24GHZ269 - ImmediateView Details
24GHZ 4 CHANNEL RX NON-IQ MMICADF5904ACPZ24GHZ 4 CHANNEL RX NON-IQ MMIC207 - ImmediateView Details

ADF4159

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionAvailable QuantityView Details
IC PLL FREQ SYNTHESIZER 24LFCSPADF4159CCPZIC PLL FREQ SYNTHESIZER 24LFCSP1384 - ImmediateView Details
IC PLL FREQ SYNTHESIZER 24LFCSPADF4159CCPZ-RL7IC PLL FREQ SYNTHESIZER 24LFCSP1780 - ImmediateView Details
Published: 2017-02-09