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A VARIABLE IMPEDANCE TRANSMISSION LINE OR INDUCTOR FOR MMIC APPLICATIONS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006457D
Original Publication Date: 1992-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-04

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
John M. Golio Joseph Staudinger Warren L. Seely

Abstract

Variable tuning elements are diicult to achieve on GaAs Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMIC). This article describes a method to realize a variable impedance transmission line and a variable impedance spiral planar inductor.