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.
As per the contract worth $9.7 million, RFMD will be responsible to transfer and produce a 0.14 micron Gallium Nitride (GaN) monolithic microwave integrated circuit or MMIC technology that will be scaled to 6-inch diameter wafers using the company's 6-inch GaN-on-Silicon Carbide (SiC) manufacturing line.
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