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MMIC Design: GaAs FETs and HEMTs

MMIC Design: GaAs FETs and HEMTs

By (author): Peter H. Ladbrooke
Copyright: 1989
Pages: 394
ISBN: 9780890063149

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Previously unpublished techniques show you how to predict the microwave behavior of a complete MMIC from knowledge of its material and structural make-up. A distillation of over 30 years' research, MMIC Design: GaAs FETs and HEMTs uses original expressions to design, analyze, and diagnose small-signal amplifies MMICs. Compact and numerically efficient routines calculate the microwave equivalent circuit elements and scattering parameters of GaAs FETs and HEMTs. This unique approach to MMIC design eliminates the need to perform time-consuming and costly experiments at microwave frequencies. The major objective of this book is to develop equations, compact enough to allow entire analysis and design program packages to run on a reaonsbly powerful personal computer. Using device physics solutions to create ths compact, rapidly executable code, the author takes analysis to the technological, rather than just the circuit, level. You learn how to design FETs concurrently with the passive network to reach the best possible compromise between performance and yield.
Introduction. MMIC Types and Chip Functions. Overview of Passive Elements. PIN and Schottky Diodes. Elementary FET Principles. MESFETs. High Electron Mobility Transistors. Reverse Modelling GaAs MESFETs and HEMTs. Design Limits. FETs in Amplifiers. Computer Aided Design. Future Developments.
  • Peter H. Ladbrooke
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