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MIM CAPACITOR SIMPLE SCALABLE MODEL DETERMINATION FOR MMIC APPLICATION ON GaAs

By L. Wang, R.-M. Xu, and B. Yan

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Abstract:
An efficient metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitor simple scalable model for use in monolithic-microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) design is presented in this paper. This model is based on transmission-line theory. Analytical expressions based on physical parameters have been given in detail. Nine different physical dimension capacitors are fabricated to verify the validity of the proposed model. A good agreement between measured result and simulated data is obtained.

Citation:
L. Wang, R.-M. Xu, and B. Yan, "Mim Capacitor Simple Scalable Model Determination for MMIC Application on GaAs ," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 66, 173-178, 2006.
doi:10.2528/PIER06112204
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06112204

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