Microwave transistors

  • P. Briere
Part of the Microwave Technology Series book series (MRFT)


Two different types of transistors are presently used in microwave applications: bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) and field-effect transistors (FETs). Commercial bipolar transistors are made, at the moment, exclusively with Silicon as the semiconductor material, while microwave FETs are mostly fabricated with a Compound semiconductor material, GaAs and AlGaAs.


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