Vertical Integrated Transformer using Bondwires

본딩와이어를 이용한 수직형 집적 트랜스포머

  • Published : 2000.03.01


In this paper, vortical integrated transformers using bondwires are proposed and characterized for MMIC's (Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits) In a wide range of frequencies (1∼20 GHz), where full-wave analysis by the FEM (Finite Element Method) was adopted. The electrical characteristics of the proposed transformers are compared with those of the spiral transformer. We extracted mutual inductances from S -parameters. The vertical transformers using bondwires have not only low insertion loss but also reduce parasitic capacitances and dielectric loss due to their separation from substrates. It can be fabricated easily by used of the modern automatic wirebonding technology. It is expected that the proposed transformers are to improve the performance of MMIC's applied to impedance matching, and phase shifting circuits.



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