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Prospective applications of MEMS in wireless communications
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Paper Abstract

Applications of MEMS to RF/microwaves wireless communications circuits and systems are presented. The ability of MEMS' fabrication techniques to enhacne the performance of passive components in particular, capacitors, inductors, transmission lines, and switches is addressed. A number of potential wireless system opportunities, in particular, wireless transceivers, routing networks, and tracking antennas for mobile multimedia communications, awaiting the maturation of MEMS are pointed out.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 August 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4176, Micromachined Devices and Components VI, (15 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395628
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Hector J. De Los Santos, Hughes Space and Communications Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4176:
Micromachined Devices and Components VI
Eric Peeters; Oliver Paul, Editor(s)

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