EE 118-01 Microwave Semiconductor Devices and Circuits

Varistor and varactor diodes, PIN diodes, microwave transistors, negative resistance devices. Gallium arsenide properties and technology. Receiving mixers, transmitting modulators, amplifiers, oscillators, switches, limiters, duplexers, phase shifters, and harmonic generators. Laboratory characterization of devices and circuits, including noise measurements.

Prerequisites: EE 117 or permission of instructor.

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