Radio Frequency Micromachined Switches, Switching Networks, and Phase Shifters

1st Edition

Shiban Kishen Koul, Sukomal Dey

CRC Press
May 27, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 424 Pages - 483 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815361435 - CAT# K346974

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Summary

This book discusses radio frequency microelectromechanical systems (RF MEMS) based control components and will be useful for researchers and R&D engineers. It offers an in depth study, performance analysis and extensive characterization on micromachined switches and phase shifters. The reader will learn about basic design methodology and techniques to carry out extensive measurements on MEMS switches and phase shifters which include electrical, mechanical, power handling, linearity, temperature stability, reliability and radio frequency performance. Practical examples included in the book will help readers to build high performance systems/subsystems using micromachined circuits.

Key Features

  • Provides simple design methodology of MEMS switches and switching networks including SPST to SP16T switches.
  • Gives in-depth performance study of micromachined phase shifters. Detailed study on reliability and power handling capability of RF MEMS switches and phase shifters presented.
  • Proposes reconfigurable micromachined phase shifters.
  • Verifies a variety of MEMS switches and phase shifters experimentally.

Shiban Kishen Koul is a professor at the Centre for Applied Research in Electronics at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He is also the chairman of Astra Microwave Products Limited, Hyderabad. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), USA, a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), and a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE). Sukomal Dey is an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad. He is a member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE), USA.

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