AD 8067 for active antenna applications

Discussion in 'Wireless & RF Design' started by KL7AJ, Sep 5, 2016.

  1. KL7AJ

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    Nov 4, 2008
    I've been working on several advanced designs for broadband active receiving antennas, and found that suitable op amps for this application are hard to find. However, I recently discovered an absolute gem...the Analog Devices AD8067 Fast Fet op amp. It's the first really GOOD R.F. op-amp I've encountered. In the voltage follower mode (what I use for my active antenna design) the input impedance of this is essentially infinite.....far higher than anything I can possibly measure in my lab. The factory spec calls it 1000 Gohm....and I have to take their word for it. The bottom line is, I build a TRUE E-field sampler with this device.....very very cool.

    Stay tuned,..

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