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Typical circuit of SPDT switches for connecting antenna to the transceiver module

Solid-state microwave switches: Circuitry, manufacturing technologies and development trends. Review (Part 2)

Anatolii Berezniak, Alexander S. Korotkov

Abstract


This paper presents an overview of the process and design capabilities of state-of-the-art in the field of microwave solid state switches. The paper describes types of solid state switches, switch specifications, a review of technological advances in this area. The overview results indicate that AlGaN/GaN MMICs including solid state switches are realizable.


Keywords


GaN; microwave switch; single-pole single-throw; SPST; monolithic microwave integrated circuit; MMIC; HEMT; gallium nitride

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