microwave integrated circuit


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microwave integrated circuit

[′mī·krə‚wāv ′int·ə‚grād·əd ′sər·kət]
(electronics)
A microwave circuit that uses integrated-circuit production techniques involving such features as thin or thick films, substrates, dielectrics, conductors, resistors, and microstrip lines, to build passive assemblies on a dielectric. Abbreviated MIC.
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Gurbuz, "A high power handling capability CMOS T/R switch for X-band phased array antenna systems," 2011 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC), 566-568, Oct.
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Rao, sci./engr-SE, microwave integrated circuit fabrication facility and the Mechanical Fabrication Facility for their co-operation extended during the design and development of the described MESFET frequency tripler.
Chapter 3 gives an overview of various active devices, such as Si bipolar transistors, GaAs MESFETs, hetero-junction FETs and HBTs, as well as microwave integrated circuit technologies commonly used in the construction of RF and microwave wireless systems.

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