Performance enhancement of millimetre-wave resonators using elevated CPW

Aghamoradi, F., McGregor, I. and Elgaid, K. (2009) Performance enhancement of millimetre-wave resonators using elevated CPW. Electronics Letters, 45(25), pp. 1326-1328. (doi:10.1049/el.2009.2348)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el.2009.2348

Abstract

A method for overcoming the poor performance exhibited by coplanar waveguide (CPW) short circuit stubs at sub-millimetre-wave frequencies is presented. The method uses a CPW with ground and signal traces elevated 5 mm above a 625 mm-thick GaAs substrate using a standard MMIC-compatible airbridge process. The elevated CPW is also shown to offer lower attenuation per unit length than a conventional CPW transmission line.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Aghamoradi, Ms Fatemeh and McGregor, Ian and Elgaid, Dr Khaled
Authors: Aghamoradi, F., McGregor, I., and Elgaid, K.
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Journal Name:Electronics Letters
Journal Abbr.:Electron. lett.
Publisher:The Institution of Engineering & Technology
ISSN:0013-5194
ISSN (Online):1350-911X

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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
445411High resolution passive imaging using III-V monolithic integrated circuits (MMICs) operating at 200GHzKhaled ElgaidEngineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)EP/E044611/1ENG - ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS & NANO ENG