Chapter 11. Millimeter-Wave Electronic Switches

  1. Dr Duixian Liu1,
  2. Mr Brian Gaucher1,
  3. Dr Ulrich Pfeiffer2 and
  4. Dr Janusz Grzyb1,3
  1. Jean-Olivier Plouchart

Published Online: 26 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470742969.ch11

Advanced Millimeter-Wave Technologies: Antennas, Packaging and Circuits

Advanced Millimeter-Wave Technologies: Antennas, Packaging and Circuits

How to Cite

Plouchart, J.-O. (2009) Millimeter-Wave Electronic Switches, in Advanced Millimeter-Wave Technologies: Antennas, Packaging and Circuits (eds D. Liu, B. Gaucher, U. Pfeiffer and J. Grzyb), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470742969.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Thomas J. Watson Research Center/IBM, USA

  2. 2

    University of Wuppertal, Germany

  3. 3

    Huber & Suhner AG, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Thomas J. Watson Research Center/IBM, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470996171

Online ISBN: 9780470742969

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Keywords:

  • millimeter-wave electronic switches;
  • switch applications in mmWave wireless communication systems;
  • switch performance on communication system;
  • small-signal mm wave switch design;
  • RF and millimeter-wave (mmWave) switches;
  • power amplifier power added efficiency (PAE);
  • advanced millimeter-wave technologies;
  • solid-state switch implementation;
  • electronic switch implementations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Switch Applications in mmWave Wireless Communication Systems

  • Switch Specifications

  • Impact of Switch Performance on Communication System

  • Small-signal mm Wave Switch Design

  • Solid-state Switch Implementation

  • Comparison of Electronic Switch Implementations

  • References