Will GaAs Survive for Wireless PAs?

Chuck Weitzel
Freescale Semiconductor
2100 E. Elliot Rd., Tempe, AZ 85284
Phone: 480-413-5906 Email: chuck.weitzel@freescale.com

SiGe HBTs and Si CMOS continue to capture more and more of the handheld wireless communication application space. However, GaAs will continue its dominance in handset PAs because of superior performance. GaAs will also capturesockets in wireless base stations at higher frequency applications.

Keywords: SiGe, CMOS, GaAs, GaN, WLAN

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