A 220 GHz InP HBT Solid-State Power Amplifier MMIC with 90mW POUT at 8.2dB Compressed Gain

A 220 GHz Solid State Power Amplifer MMIC is presented simultaneously demonstrating 90mW output power Pout and 8.2dB compressed gain. This 2-Stage, 8-Cell amplifier has 14.8 dB S21 gain at 220GHz, with small signal bandwidth from at least 190 to 240GHz. PDC is 4.46W. Amplifier cells were fabricated from a 250nm InP HBT technology, jointly with a substrate… CONTINUE READING