An AlGaN/GaN HEMT-Based Microstrip MMIC Process for Advanced Transceiver Design
Journal article, 2008

A MMIC process in AlGaN/GaN technology for advanced transceiver design has been developed. The process is based on microstrip technology with a complete model library of passive elements and AlGaN/GaN HEMTs. The transistor technology in this process is suitable for both power and low noise design, demonstrated with a power density of 5 W/mm, and an ${rm NF}_{min}$ of 1.4 dB at $X$ -band. Process stability of subcircuits, complementary to power amplifiers and LNAs, in a transceiver system have been investigated. The results indicate that an all AlGaN/GaN MMIC transceiver is realizable using this technology.

Author

Mattias Sudow

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Martin Fagerlind

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Mattias Thorsell

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Kristoffer Andersson

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Niklas Billström

Per-Åke Nilsson

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

Niklas Rorsman

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

0018-9480 (ISSN)

Vol. 56 8 1827-1833

Subject Categories

Other Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

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10/7/2017