Now available with full design support capabilities is a new 100W continuous wave SPDT reflective switch from Microsemi Corporation. The MPS2R10-606 SPDT series-shunt PIN diode switch operates from 50 to 1000 MHz, with 500ns switching speed. At 100 MHz, it typically offers 60 dB isolation, with 0.1 dB insertion loss and 28 dB return loss. At 500 MHz, it typically offers 55 dB isolation, 0.2 dB insertion loss, and 15 dB return loss. The new device can handle 100W CW incident power and is offered in a 0805-size surface mount package.