Monolithic Gyrators Using Resonant Tunneling Diodes and Application to Active Inductors

Michihiko SUHARA  Eri UEKI  Tsugunori OKUMURA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E91-C   No.7   pp.1070-1075
Publication Date: 2008/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e91-c.7.1070
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Heterostructure Microelectronics with TWHM 2007)
Category: Emerging Devices
gyrator,  active inductors,  resonant tunneling diode,  HEMT,  millimeter wave,  

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Monolithic gyrators are proposed on the basis of integrating resonant tunneling diodes (RTDs) and HEMT toward realization of broadband and high-Q passives. Feasibility of millimeter-wave active inductors using the gyrator are described with equivalent circuit analysis and numerical calculations assuming InP based RTDs and a HEMT to be integrated.