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Prediction of n-AlGaAs/GaAs Schottky diode properties for milliwatt range application

Parimon, Norfarariyanti and Mustafa, Farahiyah and Hashim, Abdul Manaf and Abd. Rahman, Shaharin Fadzli and Abdul Rahman, Abdul Rahim and Osman, Mohd. Nizam and Abdul Aziz, Azlan and Hashim, Md. Roslan (2010) Prediction of n-AlGaAs/GaAs Schottky diode properties for milliwatt range application. Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 9 . pp. 43-51. ISSN 1818-4952

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Abstract

The Schottky diodes enjoined with coplanar waveguides are investigated for applications in on-chip rectenna device application without insertion of a matching circuit. The design, fabrication, DC characteristics and RF-to-DC conversion of the A1GaAs/GaAs HEMT Schottky diode is presented. The RF signals are Well converted by the fabricated Schottky diodes with cut-off frequency up to 20 GHZ estimated in direct inj ection experiments. Preliminary investigation on design, fabrication and DC and RF characteristics of the integrated device (planar dipole antenna Jr Schottky diode) on AlGaAs/GaAs structure is also presented. From the preliminary direct irradiation experiments using the integrated device, the Schottky diode is not turned on due to Weak reception of RF signal by dipole antenna. Further extensive considerations on the polarization of irradiation etc. need to be carried out in order to improve the signal reception. The outcomes of these results provide conduit for breakthrough designs for ultra-low power ori-chip recterma device technology to he integrated in nanosystems.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:rectenna, coplanar waveguide, A1GaAs/GaAs, HEMT, schottky diode, nanosystem
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:25971
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:21 Jun 2012 08:07
Last Modified:20 Jul 2014 00:54

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