A very low loss 1.9–2.1 GHz RF MEMS phase shifter

@article{Cheng2012AVL,
  title={A very low loss 1.9–2.1 GHz RF MEMS phase shifter},
  author={CC. Cheng and CH. Ko and Arthur S. Morris and G. M. Rebeiz},
  journal={2012 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-3}
}
This paper presents the design, fabrication and test of a very low loss phase shifter built using the wiSpry RF MEMS switched capacitor. The phase shifter covers > 360° at 1.9–2.1 GHz with an insertion loss of 1.1+/−0.6 dB over all phase states. The measured linearity shows an IIP3 > 46 dBm over all phase states. The phase shifter has a measured power handling of 1 W before any self-actuation occurs. To our knowledge, this is the lowest loss phase shifter at 2.0 GHz using any technology. 
4 Citations
5 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-5 of 5 references

Rebeiz, "C-Band Low-Loss> 360° Phase Shifter for WLAN Applications,

  • G.M.M. EI-Tanani
  • European Microwave Conference,
  • 2007
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

A 360 reflection-type diode phase modulator,

  • B. T. Henoch, P. Tamm
  • IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech.,
  • 1971
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

RF MEMS: Theory

  • G. M. Rebeiz
  • Design and Technology, Wiley, New Jersey
  • 2003

Rebeiz, "Optimization of distributed MEMS transmission-line phase shifters-U-band and W-band designs,

  • G.M.N.S. Barker
  • IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech.,
  • 2000
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…