The SKY12213-478LF is a high power handling, Single-Pole, Single-Throw (SPST) silicon PIN diode switch. The device operates over the 0.5 GHz to 6.0 GHz band. It features low insertion loss, excellent power handling, and superb linearity with low DC power consumption. The SKY12213-478LF is well-suited for use as a high power SPST switch in a variety of telecommunication systems such as WiMAX, TD-SCDMA, or LTE base stations. It can also be used as a high power series diode in a multitude of PIN diode applications. The device is provided in a 4 x 4 mm, 16-pin Quad Flat No-Lead (QFN) package.