This comprehensive new resource presents a detailed look at the modeling and simulation of microwave semiconductor control devices and circuits. Fundamental PIN, MOSFET, and MESFET nonlinear device modeling are discussed, including the analysis of transient and harmonic behavior. Considering various control circuit topologies, the book analyzes a wide range of models, from simple approximations, to sophisticated analytical approaches. Readers find clear examples that provide guidance in how to use specific modeling techniques for their challenging projects in the field. Numerous illustrations help practitioners better understand important device and circuit behavior, revealing the relationship between key parameters and results. This authoritative volume covers basic and complex mathematical models for the most common semiconductor control elements used in today's microwave and RF circuits and systems.
Table Of Contents
Nonideal Device Behavior in Control Circuits; Modeling PIN Diodes- Linear Behavior; Modeling PIN Diodes- Non Linear and Time Domain Behavior; Modeling MOSFET Control Devices; Modeling MESFET and HEMT Control Devices; Switch and Switched Circuit Applications; Control and Attenuator Applications.