beam lead

beam lead

[′bēm ‚lēd]
(electronics)
A flat thick-film lead, sometimes of gold, deposited on a semiconductor chip chemically or by evaporation, as a connecting lead for a semiconductor device or integrated circuit.
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Designs utilize high performance GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam Lead Diodes in balanced configurations that require a +13 dBm LO drive and display low levels of conversion loss.
The detector circuitry uses high performance GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam lead diodes with very low junction capacitance.
The detector circuitry utilizes high performance GaAs Schottky Barrier Beam lead diodes with very low junction capacitance.
D1 and D2 are the beam lead PIN diodes (MPND-4005) mounted in a 3 dB Lange coupler.
A beam lead diode installed using a proprietary technique reduces the series inductance and provides a significant improvement in performance.
Micro ball grid array is a type of chip scale packaging that uses beam lead bonding instead of traditional wire bonding; this reduces the surface area to at least 25% smaller than standard TSOP packing.
It is also cost effective to assemble, with semiconductors included in either beam lead or coplanar flip-chip form, and allows for the inclusion of MMICs at a later date when available.
28, 1998--M/A-COM, a division of AMP Incorporated and the leading global provider of wireless radio frequency (RF), microwave and millimeter wave components, today announced a new family of GaAs Beam Lead Schottky Barrier Diodes.
A balanced beam lead mixer combines the RF and LO signals to give a 10 GHz bandwidth IF.
Unlike plastic packages, which require wire bonding, micro BGA uses beam lead bonding.
Leadless Monolithic Devices are Drop-In Replacements for Beam Lead Devices
The MEDL DC 1338 mixer diodes employed in this mixter exhibited the following parameters (typical of high performance mm-wave beam lead devices): C.