By Topic

A DC to 10-GHz 6-b RF MEMS time delay circuit

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

11 Author(s)
Nordquist, C.D. ; Sandia Nat. Labs., Albuquerque, NM, USA ; Dyck, W. ; Kraus, M. ; Reines, I.C.
more authors

A 6-b radio frequency (RF) microelectromechanical system (MEMS) time-delay circuit operating from dc to 10 GHz with 393.75-ps total time delay is presented. The circuit is fabricated on 250-μm-thick alumina and uses metal contacting RF MEMS switches to realize series-shunt SP4T switching networks. The circuit demonstrates 1.8+/-0.6 dB of loss at 10 GHz and has linear phase response across the entire band with accuracy of better than a least significant bit for most states.

Published in:

Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 5 )