Microelectronics International: Volume 35 Issue 2


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Effect of post deposition annealing and post metallization annealing on electrical and structural characteristics of Pd/Al2O3/6H-SiC MIS capacitors

Papanasam E., Binsu J. Kailath

Al2O3 used as gate dielectric enables exploitation of higher electric field capacity of SiC, improving capacitive coupling and memory retention in flash memories…

Finite element model updating of board-level electronic packages by factorial analysis and modal measurements

Mohammad Gharaibeh

One difficultly in building an effective finite element (FE) model of a board-level package is because of complex structure of the printed circuit board (PCB), as it…

A 0.079 mm2 2.1-to-4.2 GHz ring-VCO employing programmable current topology

Muhammad Awais, Harikrishnan Ramiah, Chee-Cheow Lim, Joon Huang Chuah

The purpose of this work in designing a wideband ring voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) based on programmable current topology. It occupies a very tiny area yet…

High power 3-bit GaN high-pass/low-pass phase shifter for X-band applications

Pengpeng Sun, Hui Liu, Miao Geng, Rong Zhang, Tingting Yuan, Wei Jun Luo

The design and performance of X-band high power 3-bit phase shifter which has been fabricated in 0.25µm GaN HEMT technology are presented.

Process factors affecting adhesion of encapsulation molding compounds

Yow-Ching Liaw, Shou-Yen Chao, Jung-Hua Chou

The purpose of this paper is to determine the key process factors which affect the adhesion strength of encapsulation molding compounds (EMCs) to leadframes to obtain…

Influence of thermal interface material on thermal performance of InGaAlP thin-film SMD LED mounted on different substrate packages

Muna E. Raypah, Mutharasu Devarajan, Fauziah Sulaiman

Proper thermal management is a key to improve the efficiency and reliability of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). This paper aims to report the influence of applying thermally…

Low-power CMOS integrated current sensor for current-mode DC-DC buck converter

Hyung-won Kim, Hyeim Jeong, Junho Yu, Chan-Soo Lee, Nam-Soo Kim

This paper aims to propose a low-power complementary MOS (CMOS) current sensor for control circuit in an integrated DC-DC buck converter.

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