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High-performance 38-GHz PHEMT power amplifier MMIC for commercial millimeter wave radio systems
Author(s): Weiqi Li; Gamal M. Hegazi; Timothy T. Lee; Fred Phelleps
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Paper Abstract

A high performance 38 GHz monolithic pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistor (PHEMT) power amplifier has been developed for commercial millimeter-wave radio systems. This highly integrated MMIC chip has three power PHEMT stages and achieved 25 dBm 1-dB compressed output power with 19 dB power gain using 6V drain-source bias. The MMIC process utilized an optimized power PHEMT structure and has demonstrated high yield with excellent reproducibility making it suitable for high volume commercial applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2842, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves and Applications III, (18 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262785
Show Author Affiliations
Weiqi Li, M/A-COM Inc. (United States)
Gamal M. Hegazi, M/A-COM Inc. (United States)
Timothy T. Lee, M/A-COM Inc. (United States)
Fred Phelleps, M/A-COM Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2842:
Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves and Applications III
Mohammed N. Afsar, Editor(s)

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