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Title: Photoconductive circuit element pulse generator

Abstract

A pulse generator for characterizing semiconductor devices at millimeter wavelength frequencies where a photoconductive circuit element (PCE) is biased by a direct current voltage source and produces short electrical pulses when excited into conductance by short laser light pulses. The electrical pulses are electronically conditioned to improve the frequency related amplitude characteristics of the pulses which thereafter propagate along a transmission line to a device under test.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Alexandria, VA)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Los Alamos, NM
OSTI Identifier:
867117
Patent Number(s):
4870295
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC) LANL
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
photoconductive; circuit; element; pulse; generator; characterizing; semiconductor; devices; millimeter; wavelength; frequencies; pce; biased; direct; current; voltage; source; produces; electrical; pulses; excited; conductance; laser; light; electronically; conditioned; improve; frequency; related; amplitude; characteristics; thereafter; propagate; transmission; line; device; voltage source; pulse generator; light pulses; direct current; transmission line; laser light; semiconductor device; semiconductor devices; electrical pulses; light pulse; circuit element; millimeter wavelength; millimeter wave; frequency related; electrical pulse; characterizing semiconductor; photoconductive circuit; current voltage; wavelength frequencies; amplitude characteristic; conductive circuit; /250/307/

Citation Formats

Rauscher, Christen. Photoconductive circuit element pulse generator. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Rauscher, Christen. Photoconductive circuit element pulse generator. United States.
Rauscher, Christen. Sun . "Photoconductive circuit element pulse generator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867117.
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title = {Photoconductive circuit element pulse generator},
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abstractNote = {A pulse generator for characterizing semiconductor devices at millimeter wavelength frequencies where a photoconductive circuit element (PCE) is biased by a direct current voltage source and produces short electrical pulses when excited into conductance by short laser light pulses. The electrical pulses are electronically conditioned to improve the frequency related amplitude characteristics of the pulses which thereafter propagate along a transmission line to a device under test.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
}

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