By Topic

Monolithic 2-18 GHz matrix amplifiers

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
$31 $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

4 Author(s)
Chang, A.P. ; Watkins-Johnson Co., Palo Alto, CA, USA ; Niclas, K.B. ; Cantos, B.D. ; Strifler, W.A.

The design and performance of two different monolithic 2-18-GHz matrix amplifiers are discussed. The first module, optimized for gain and return loss, yields gains of G=15.5±0.9 dB and a maximum return loss of RL=-12.0 dB. When these modules are cascaded to form a two- or three-stage amplifier, gains of G=31.4±1.4 dB and G=43.2±1.8 dB, respectively, are measured. For the second unit, designed for low noise and gain, noise figures of NF=4.15±0.85 dB and gains of G=17.1±1.25 dB are achieved

Published in:

Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:37 ,  Issue: 12 )