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S-parameter measurements of quantum-well devices
Author(s): Olga Boric
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Paper Abstract

A technique has been developed for making 5-parameter measurements of whisker contacted quantum-well diodes with an HP 8510B automatic network analyzer. Special mounts with K connectors were designed to enable measurements up to 20 GHz. Several different quantum-well diodes were succesfully measured. The voltage dependent conductance and capacitance were calculated from the reflection coefficient of each device. These are the first reported 5-parameter measurements in the negative differential resistance (NDR) region of quantum-well devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1990
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1514, 15th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 15141Q (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2301472
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Olga Boric, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1514:
15th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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