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Unified low-noise technology for gigahertz and gigabit telecommunications systems
Author(s): Derek Smith; Marc Rocchi
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the use of an Enhancement-Depletion Mode process in Low Noise applications as well as high speed interfacing for optical networks. The same technology has also been used for highly linear, very low noise, LNAs at L- band, in down converters as well as drivers for 10 Gb/s interfaces, hence is a `Unified' process capable of performing well in many different applications. The technology will be briefly described, some of the advantages of the E-mode FET over the D-mode FET discussed and examples of circuits are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 December 1999
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3861, Gigahertz Devices and Systems, (13 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373019
Show Author Affiliations
Derek Smith, Philips Microwave Limeil (France)
Marc Rocchi, Philips Microwave Limeil (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3861:
Gigahertz Devices and Systems
Dwight C. Streit, Editor(s)

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