Article | GigaHertz 2003. Proceedings from the Seventh Symposium | Heterostructure barrier varactor frequency triplers and quintuplers for THz electronics

Title:
Heterostructure barrier varactor frequency triplers and quintuplers for THz electronics
Author:
Mattias Ingvarson: Microwave Electronics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Arne Øistein Olsen: Microwave Electronics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Erik Kollberg: Microwave Electronics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Jan Stake: Microwave Electronics Laboratory, Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
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Year:
2003
Conference:
GigaHertz 2003. Proceedings from the Seventh Symposium
Issue:
008
Article no.:
018
No. of pages:
4
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2003-11-06
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


A fixed tuned tripler and a quintupler using the Heterostructure Barrier Varactor (HBV) diode are presented. The tripler utilise a novel arrangement of antipodal finline; for waveguide to microstrip transition; and microstrip elements for the diode matching. An output power of -0.8 dBm at 128 GHz was measured for the tripler; which is close to the simulated performance. For the quintupler; an output power of 5.6 dBm at 98 GHz is predicted when ideal circuit elements are used.

GigaHertz 2003. Proceedings from the Seventh Symposium

Author:
Mattias Ingvarson, Arne Øistein Olsen, Erik Kollberg, Jan Stake
Title:
Heterostructure barrier varactor frequency triplers and quintuplers for THz electronics
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GigaHertz 2003. Proceedings from the Seventh Symposium

Author:
Mattias Ingvarson, Arne Øistein Olsen, Erik Kollberg, Jan Stake
Title:
Heterostructure barrier varactor frequency triplers and quintuplers for THz electronics
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