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A general P-matrix model to calculate second-order nonlinearity in TC-SAW devices

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Forster, Thomas ; Mayer, Markus ; Chauhan, Vikrant ; Ebner, Thomas ; Wagnerey, Karl-Christian ; Hagelauer, Amelie:
A general P-matrix model to calculate second-order nonlinearity in TC-SAW devices.
In: 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS). - Piscataway, NJ : IEEE , 2020
ISBN 978-1-7281-5448-0

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Abstract in another language

With increasing number of simultaneously active frequency bands in RF front ends due to carrier aggregation and continuing device miniaturization, nonlinear effects may lead to spurious signals at receiving ports or unwanted interaction of bands. It is crucial to model nonlinear effects in order to identify critical devices and take countermeasures. Effects of third and second order dominate here. Within this work we developed a P-matrix based model, computing nonlinearities of second order in TC-SAW devices. This includes the generation of signals at twice the input frequency, as well as intermodulation of two input tones, namely the second harmonic H2 and the intermodulation product IMD2, respectively. The model includes effects of nonlinear dielectricity, stiffness, piezoelectricity as well as electrostriction. Both electric and acoustic nonlinear sources are considered. Model parameters were determined by fit of the model to second harmonic measurements of resonators. Electric and acoustic nonlinear sources are distinguished by considering two cases: Excitation frequencies around and at half of the resonance frequency, i.e. self generated harmonics and subharmonics, respectively, are measured. The resulting nonlinear dataset allows for a good prediction of H2 and IMD2 in complete TC-SAW filters.

Abstract in another language

Computational modeling; Resonator filters; Piezoelectricity; Harmonic analysis; Frequency measurement; Resonators; Power harmonic filters; Electrostriction; Intermodulation; Matrix algebra; Nonlinear acoustics; Surface acoustic wave resonator filters; P-matrix based model; TC-SAW devices; Intermodulation product IMD2; Nonlinear dielectricity; Acoustic nonlinear sources; General P-matrix model; Simultaneously active frequency bands; Carrier aggregation; Nonlinear effects; TC-SAW filters; Electric nonlinear sources

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: Yes
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Former Professors > Chair Communication Electronics - Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Amélie Marietta Hagelauer
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Chair Communication Electronics
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Former Professors
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 600 Technology, medicine, applied sciences > 620 Engineering
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2021 07:33
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2022 11:27