Design and characterization of SiC varactor-based phase shifters
Paper in proceeding, 2012

Design and realization of two continuously tunable phase shifters for 1.4 GHz band is presented. Both circuits are based on SiC varactors, conceived to enable high-voltage, high-power operation, and suitable for application in the transmitter chain of reconfigurable radios. Experimental characterization shows, for the loaded line phase shifter, 74 ° maximum phase shift with insertion loss lower than 1 dB, and, for the reflective phase shifter, 90 ° maximum phase shift and insertion loss lower than 0.6 dB.


Roberto Quaglia

Polytechnic University of Turin

Victor Camarchia

Polytechnic University of Turin

Christer Andersson

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Marco Pirola

Polytechnic University of Turin

C. Fagery

Polytechnic University of Turin

Dan Kuylenstierna

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

7th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2012 - Held as Part of 15th European Microwave Week, EuMW 2012; Amsterdam; Netherlands; 29 October 2012 through 30 October 2012


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Information and Communication Technology

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Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering



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