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Full wave analysis of three-dimensional distributed MMIC wideband transformers
Author(s): Jishi Ren; R. Jennifer Hwu
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Paper Abstract

Multi-layer MMIC spiral transformers for 4:1 impedance transformation is investigated by using the FDTD method in this paper. The transformer employs three vertical transmission line layers, and the modeling is carried out for the properties and performance of the impedance transformer over a wide frequency range. The results obtained shows that the impedance transformer performs quite reasonably in a wide bandwidth.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3795, Terahertz and Gigahertz Photonics, (12 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370187
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Jishi Ren, Clear Blue Lab. (United States)
R. Jennifer Hwu, Univ. of Utah (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3795:
Terahertz and Gigahertz Photonics
R. Jennifer Hwu; Ke Wu, Editor(s)

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