Novel embedded low impedance design method approach for MMIC applications

E. Davies-Venn, Rhonda R Franklin

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Abstract

A simple method for creating low impedance lines using embedded structures is presented. Measured results in a edge embedded CPW architecture show a 50% reduction in length compared to a surface structure. The reduction is due to an increase in capacitance of the embedded design resulting from a larger capacitive area and effective dielectric constant. Index Terms -Silicon Embedded, Coplanar Waveguide and Low Impedance Lines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2006 Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems - Digest of Papers
Pages252-255
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Event2006 Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Jan 18 2006Jan 20 2006

Publication series

Name2006 Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems - Digest of Papers
Volume2006

Conference

Conference2006 Topical Meeting on Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego, CA
Period1/18/061/20/06

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