We present experimental evidence that the noise figure (NF) and associated gain equal to those achieved with GaAs pseudomorphic high electron mobility transistors (GaAs p-HEMT's) can also be accomplished by ion implanted GaAs metal-semiconductor field-effect transistors (GaAs MESFET's). These measured noise figure results as a function of low temperature for GaAs MESFET's and p-HEMT‘s clearly suggest that the transport properties of the two-dimensional electron gas in HEMT's and p-HEMT‘s do not make a significant contribution to the noise reduction at high frequency operation of these devices.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering