In the present work we employ a direct extraction procedure to determine small signal equivalent circuit of microwave GaAs FETs by means of scattering (S-) parameter measurements down to cryogenic temperatures. The direct extraction procedure was tested on packaged AlGaAs/InGaAs HEMTs and good agreement between the simulated and measured S-parameters was obtained at different bias and temperature conditions. We employed a properly designed cryogenic set-up operating in our laboratory that allows to perform DC and RF characterization down to 30 K.
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering