Distributed Amplifier References
Updated 27 February 2003
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  2. Bandla, S., F. Spooner, R. Tayrani, and L. Raffael, "A 2 to 26 GHz Monolithic Distributed Amplifier," Microwave Journal, May 1989, pp. 337-344.
    
    
  3. Becker, R.C. and J.B. Beyer, "On Gain-Bandwidth Product for Distributed Amplifiers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-34, No. 6, Jun 1986, pp. 736-738.
    
    
  4. Beyer, J.B., S.N. Prasad, R.C. Becker, J.E. Nordman, and G.K. Hohenwarter, "MESFET Distributed Amplifier Guidelines," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-32, No. 3, Mar 1984, pp. 268-275.
    
    
  5. Chase, E.M. and W. Kennan, "A Power Distributed Amplifier Using Constant-R Networks," IEEE 1986 Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Monolithic Circuits Symposium, pp. 13-17.
    
    
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  7. Cioffi, K.R., "Broad-Band Distributed Amplifier Impedance-Matching Techniques," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-37, No. 12, Dec 1989, pp. 1870-1876.
    
    
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  9. Cormack, A., "Distributed Amplification," Electronic Engineering, Apr 1952, pp. 144-147.
    
    
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  11. Emori, F., Y. Saito, K. Ueda, and T. Noguchi, "Designing an Ultrawideband Monolithic Distributed Amplifier," Microwave System News & Communications Technology, Jul 1988, pp. 28-38.
    
    
  12. Ginzton, E.L., W.R. Hewlett, J.H Jasberg, and J.D. Noe, "Distributed Amplification," Proceedings of the IRE, Aug 1948, pp. 956-969.
    
    
  13. Hutchinson, C. and W. Kennan, "A Low Noise Distributed Amplifier with Gain Control," 1987 IEEE MTT-S Digest, pp. 165-168.
    
    
  14. Imai, Y. and S. Kimura, "20 Gbit/s GaAs Distributed Direct-Coupled Amplifier," Electronics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 18, 29 Aug 1996, pp. 1702-1703.
    
    
  15. Jones, K.E., "Power Divider/Combiner Circuit," US Patent #4,668,920, 26 May 1987.
    
    
  16. Kennan, W. and N.K. Osbrink, "Distributed Aplifiers: Their Time Comes Again," Microwaves & RF, Part I, Nov 1984, pp. 119-127. Part II, Dec 1984, pp. 126-131, 153.
    
    
  17. Kimura, S. and Y. Imai, "0-40 GHz GaAs MESFET Distributed Baseband Amplifier IC's for High-Speed Optical Transmission," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-44, No. 11, Nov 1996, pp. 2076-2082.
    
    
  18. Kimura, S., Y. Imai, and Y. Miyamoto, "A 0-to-40-GHz Direct-Coupled Distributed Baseband Amplifier with SCFL Interface," IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters, Vol. 6, No. 12, Dec 1996, pp. 444-446.
    
    
  19. Kimura, S., Y. Imai, and Y. Miyamoto, "Direct-Coupled Distributed Baseband Amplifier IC's for 40-Gb/s Optical Communication," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 31, No. 10, Oct 1996, pp. 1374-1379.
    
    
  20. Kimura, S., Y. Imai, Y. Umeda, and T. Enoki, "Loss-Compensated Distributed Baseband Amplifier IC's for Optical Transmission Systems," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-44, No. 10, Oct 1996, pp. 1688-1693.
    
    
  21. Larue, R.A., S.G. Bandy, and G.A. Zdasiuk, "A 12-dB High-Gain Monolithic Distributed Amplifier," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-34, No. 12, Dec 1986, pp. 1542-1547.
    
    
  22. Longbrake, B.A., J.M. Golio, R.W. Alm, and I. Kaufman, "Establishing Design Guidelines for MMIC Distributed Power Combiners and Dividers," Microwave Journal, Jun 1991, pp. 125-132.
    
    
  23. Meyer, F., "Wide-Band Pulse Amplifier," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. SC-13, No. 3, Jun 1978, pp. 409-411.
    
    
  24. Minnis, B.J., "Extending the Frequency Range of Distributed Amplifiers with Bandpass Filter Structures," Microwave Journal, Aug 1989, pp. 109-122.
    
    
  25. Murphy, B., "Distributed Amplifiers: Mutual-Inductance-Coupled Type," The Wireless Engineer, Feb 1953, pp. 39-47.
    
    
  26. Myers, G.F., "Short-Pulse Amplifiers," Electronics, Jan 1952, pp. 128-131.
    
    
  27. Niclas, K.B., W.T. Wilser, T.R. Kritzer, and R.R.Pereira, "On the Theory and Performance of Solid-State Microwave Distributed Amplifiers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-31, No. 6, Jun 1983, pp. 447-456.
    
    
  28. Paoloni, C. and S. D'Agostino, "An Approach to Distributed Amplifier Based on a Design-Oriented FET Model," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-43, No. 2, Feb 1995, pp. 272-277.
    
    
  29. Payne, D.V., "Distributed Amplifier Theory," Proceedings of the IRE, Jun 1953, pp. 759-762.
    
    
  30. Riaziat, M., S. Bandy, L.Y. Chang, and G. Li, "Feedback in Distributed Amplifiers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-38, No. 2, Feb 1990, pp. 212-215.
    
    
  31. Rudenberg, H.G. and F. Kennedy, "200-Mc Traveling-Wave Chain Amplifier," Electronics, Dec 1949, pp. 106-109.
    
    
  32. Schar, F., "Distributed MOSFET Amplifier Using Microstrip," International Journal of Electronics, Vol. 34, No. 6, 1973, pp. 721-730.
    
    
  33. Scharfman, H., "Distributed Amplifier Covers 10 to 360 MC," Electronics, Jul 1952, pp. 113-115.
    
    
  34. Schindler, M.J., J.P. Wendler, M.P. Zaitlin, M.E. Miller, and J.R. Dormail, "A K/Ka-Band Distributed Power Amplifier with Capacitive Drain Coupling," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. MTT-36, No. 12, Dec 1988, pp. 1902-1907.
    
    
  35. Stubbs, D.M., S.H. Pulko, and B. WIlson, "Application of Transmission Line Matrix (TLM) Method to Numerical Modelling of a MESFET Distributed Amplifier," Electronics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 18, 29 Aug 1996, pp. 1678-1680.
    
    
  36. Sullivan, P.J., B.A. Xavier, D. Costa, and W.H. Ku, "Silicon MOSFET Distributed Amplifier," Electronics Letters, Vol. 32, No. 12, 6 Jun 1996, pp. 1106-1108.
    
    
  37. Yuen, C., C. Shih, S. Bandy, I.J. Feng, and S. Salimian, "Reduction of Transmission Line Coupling Effects in 2-20 GHz Monolithic Distributed Amplifier," Electronics Letters, Vol. 28, No. 6, 12 Mar 1992, pp. 522-523.
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