IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Highly efficient compact Q-band MMIC power amplifier using 2-mil substrate and partially-matched output

IEEE 1996 Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Monolithic Circuits Symposium. Digest of Papers

Author(s): Lester, J.A. ; Hwang, Y. ; Chi, J. ; Lai, R. ; Biedenbender, M. ; Chow, P.D.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1996
Conference Location: San Francisco, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 17 June 1996
Page(s): 171 - 173
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-3360-8
DOI: 10.1109/MCS.1996.506329
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Presented is an 850 mW Q-band PHEMT MMIC power amplifier with a peak efficiency of 34% at 45.5 GHz, believed to be the highest reported at this power level and frequency. The compact amplifier... View More

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