The XP1042-QT is a packaged driver amplifier that operates over the 12.0-16.0 GHz frequency band. The device provides 21 dB gain and 38 dBm Output Third Order Intercept Point (OIP3) across the band and is offered in an industry standard, fully molded 3x3mm QFN package. The device includes on-chip ESD protection structures and DC by-pass capacitors to ease the implementation and volume assembly of the packaged part. The device is manufactured in 0.5um GaAs PHEMT device technology with BCB wafer coating to enhance ruggedness and repeatability of performance. The XP1042-QT is well suited for Point-to-Point Radio, LMDS, SATCOM and VSAT applications.