A PIN DIODE MODEL FOR FINITE-ELEMENT TIME-DOMAIN SIMULATIONS
Keywords:finite-element method, PIN diode, RF switch
This work presents an equivalent circuit model for a PIN diode to be used with finite-element electromagnetic simulations in time-domain. The proposed model includes low and high frequency behaviors. The parameters of a commercial PIN diode are extracted from measurements and a single pole single through switch is constructed. The obtained results show the consistence and applicability of the proposed model.
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