Prof. Simon Mahon

 

  • The MAD Lab designs GaAs and GaN low-noise amplifiers
  • Power amplifiers and other microwave and millimetre-wave integrated circuits for communication and phased array systems
  • The MAD Lab designs GaAs and GaN low-noise amplifiers
  • Power amplifiers and other microwave and millimetre-wave integrated circuits for communication and phased array systems

Recent MAD Lab product releases: 

  1. Analog Devices ADL8105: 5 to 20 GHz LNA in 2×2 QFN package 
  2. Analog Devices ADL8107: 6 to 18 GHz LNA in 2×2 QFN package 
  3. Analog Devices ADL8142: 23 to 31 GHz LNA in 2×2 QFN package 
  4. Analog Devices ADL8142S: 23 to 31 GHz LNA space qualified 
  5. Analog Devices ADL8142-DIE: 23 to 31 GHz LNA bare die 

Recent publications:

  • “Microstrip GaAs Power Amplifiers for High Capacity 92-114 GHz 5G and 6G Backhaul”, Simon J. Mahon et al., 2022 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 
  • “Optimised Hot-Via Transition with 20 dB Return Loss for MMIC Packaging from DC to 110 GHz”, Milner et al., 2021 European Microwave Conference (EuMC), 
  • “Transient Field-Plate Thermometry Demonstrated on a 20-W X-Band GaN Power Amplifier”, Simon J. Mahon et al., 2021 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 
  • “Field-Plate Mixer”, Simon J. Mahon et al., 2021 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 
  • “X-Band GaAs Stacked-FET Amplifier”, David J. Niven et al., 2021 IEEE Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) 
  • “Design of a Q-Band Single-Balanced Passive Mixer in 0.15µm GaN Technology”, Nethini Weerathunge et al., 2021 IEEE Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) 
  • “W-Band Coplanar Medium Power Amplifier”, Simon J. Mahon et al., 2021 IEEE Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) 
  • “Novel Power Combining for a 5-18 GHz, 10-21 W, Non-Uniform Distributed Power Amplifier”, Simon J. Mahon et al., 2021 IEEE Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) 
  • “A Compact Reconfigurable 1-D Periodic Structure in GaAs MMIC With Stopband Switching, Dual-Band Operation and Tuning Capabilities”, Irfan Shahid; et al., 2021 IEEE Access 
  • “Periodic Structures for Reconfigurable Filter Design: A Comprehensive Review”, Irfan Shahid; et al., 2021 IEEE Microwave Magazine 
  • “Real-time. In-circuit Temperature Sensing of an X-Band GaN Power Amplifier”, Simon J. Mahon; et al., 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 
  • “High Power Density 4 to 16 GHz Non-Uniform Distributed Power Amplifier with a Novel Trifilar”, Simon J. Mahon; et al., 2020 European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC) 
  • “Design of a 28 GHz Power Amplifier in 0.15 μm GaN Technology”, Jakov Mihaljevic; et al., 2020 Australian Microwave Symposium (AMS) 
  • “Design of 30-56.5 GHz Resistive Single-Ended Mixer in 0.15μm GaN/SiC Technology”, Nethini T. Weerathunge; et al., 2020 Australian Microwave Symposium (AMS)