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Time-Domain Analysis of Large-Signal-Based Nonlinear Models for a Resonant Tunneling Diode with an Integrated Antenna
Kiyoto ASAKAWA Yosuke ITAGAKI Hideaki SHIN-YA Mitsufumi SAITO Michihiko SUHARA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2012/08/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Heterostructure Microelectronics with TWHM 2011)
Category: Emerging Devices
resonant tunneling diode, integrated antenna, terahertz, large-signal-based nonlinear model, time-domain analysis,
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Large-signal-based nonlinear models are developed to analyze a variety of dynamic performances in a resonant tunneling diode (RTD) with peripheral circuits such as an integrated broad band bow-tie antenna, a bias circuit and a bias stabilizer circuit. Dynamic modes of the RTD are classified by the time-domain analysis with the model. On the basis of our model, we suggest a possibility to discuss a terahertz order oscillation mode control, and the ASK modulation in several tens Gbit/sec in the RTD with the broad band antenna. Validity of the model and analysis is shown by explaining measured results of modulated oscillation signals in fabricated triple-barrier RTDs.