Empirical modeling of microwave devices

Om kursen

The course objective is to teach methods commonly used in the microwave community for empirical device modeling, i.e. for development of small- and large signal models from measurements and physical understanding of dominant device mechanisms.


  • M. Rudolph, "Introduction to modelling HBTs," Artech House, 2006.
  • S. Maas, "Nonlinear Microwave Circuits," IEEE Press, 1997 (2nd ed. Artech House, 2003)
  • M. Golio, "Microwave MESFET's and HEMT's," Artech House, 1991
  • P. Antognetti and G. Massobrio, "Semiconductor device modeling with SPICE," McGraw Hill, 1988
  • C. Fager, "Microwave FET modeling and applications," Ph.D. thesis, Chalmers, 2001
  • M. Garcia, "Experimentally based HFET modeling for microwave and millimeter wave applications," Ph.D. thesis, Chalmers, 1998
  • K. Yhland, "Resistive FET mixers," Ph.D. thesis, Chalmers, 1999.


Examinator: Christian Fager / christian.fager@chalmers.se