Special Sessions


Costas Sarris
Univ. of Toronto
Steven Anlage
Univ. of Maryland

The past few years have seen accelerated developments in the area of quantum computing. Some of the most viable quantum computing technologies are intimately related to microwave theory and techniques. This session will bring to the Microwave Symposium some of the key contributors of the microwave qubit community, in an effort to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in this field and inspire fruitful interactions between this community and MTT-S.

Technical Papers
Tu3E-1: Microwave Quantum Acoustic Processor
Patricio Arrangoiz-Arriola, E. Alex Wollack, Marek Pechal, Wentao Jiang, Zhaoyou Wang, Timothy P. McKenna, Jeremy Witmer, Raphael Van Laer, Agnetta Cleland, Nathan Lee, Christopher J. Sarabalis, Pieter-Jan Stas, Amir H. Safavi-Naeini
Amir H. Safavi-Naeini, Stanford Univ.
(13:30 - 13:50)
Tu3E-2: High Saturation Power Josephson Parametric Amplifier with GHz Bandwidth
O. Naaman, D.G. Ferguson, A. Marakov, M. Khalil, W.F. Koehl, R.J. Epstein
W.F. Koehl, Northrop Grumman
(13:50 - 14:10)
Tu3E-3: Microwave Engineer’s Guide to the Design of Superconducting Qubit Circuits
Firat Solgun
Firat Solgun, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
(14:10 - 14:30)
Tu3E-4: On the Possibility of Quantum Simulation of Electromagnetic Structures
Johannes A. Russer, Michael Haider, Christian Jirauschek, Peter Russer
Johannes A. Russer, Technische Univ. München
(14:30 - 14:40)
Tu3E-5: Integrating High-Density Microwave Signalling and Packaging with Superconducting Qubits
Saniya Deshpande, Jean-Phillip Paquette, Mehrnoosh Vahidpour, Michael Selvanayagam, Rob Lion, Michael Pelstring, Shane Caldwell, Matthew Reagor, Damon Russell
Michael Selvanayagam, Rigetti Computing
(14:40 - 14:50)
Tu3E-6: Microwave Packaging for Superconducting Qubits
Benjamin Lienhard, Jochen Braumüller, Wayne Woods, Danna Rosenberg, Greg Calusine, Steven Weber, Antti Vepsäläinen, Kevin O’Brien, Terry P. Orlando, Simon Gustavsson, William D. Oliver
Benjamin Lienhard, MIT
(14:50 - 15:10)


Jeong-sun Moon
HRL Laboratories
Joe Qiu
U.S. ARMY Research Office

While RF/mmW amplifiers are key elements in modern wireless communications and DoD applications, current RF/mmW amplifier performance has approached near saturation and current practice in amplifier designs requires a trade-off between linearity and efficiency. With 5G on the horizon and DoD RF systems moving to the millimeter-wave regime, novel RF/mmW transistor technologies with extreme linearity and efficiency are highly desirable. This focused session will cover emerging mmW transistor technologies toward 5G wireless applications and DoD applications.

Technical Papers
Th1F-1: Broadband, Linear, and High-Efficiency mm-Wave PAs in Silicon — Overcoming Device Limitations by Architecture/Circuit Innovations
Hua Wang, Fei Wang, Tso-Wei Li, Huy Thong Nguyen, Sensen Li, Tzu-Yuan Huang
Hua Wang, Georgia Tech
(08:00 - 08:20)
Th1F-2: Recent Developments on SiGe BiCMOS Technologies for mm-Wave and THz Applications
Matthias Wietstruck, Steffen Marschmeyer, Sebastian Schulze, Selin Tolunay Wipf, Christian Wipf, Mehmet Kaynak
Matthias Wietstruck, IHP
(08:20 - 08:40)
Th1F-3: Novel High-Speed Linear GaN Technology with High Efficiency
Jeong-sun Moon, Joel Wong, Bob Grabar, Mike Antcliffe, Peter Chen, Erdem Arkun, Isaac Khalaf, Andrea Corrion, Taylor Post
Jeong-sun Moon, HRL Laboratories
(08:40 - 09:00)
Th1F-4: GaN-Based Multi-Channel Transistors with Lateral Gate for Linear and Efficient Millimeter-Wave Power Amplifiers
K. Shinohara, C. King, E.J. Regan, Josh Bergman, Andrew D. Carter, Andrea Arias, Miguel Urteaga, Bobby Brar, R. Page, R. Chaudhuri, M. Islam, H. Xing, D. Jena
K. Shinohara, Teledyne Scientific & Imaging
(09:00 - 09:20)
Th1F-5: High Power Density ScAlN-Based Heterostructure FETs for mm-Wave Applications
Thomas E. Kazior, Eduardo M. Chumbes, Brian Schultz, Jay Logan, David J. Meyer, Matthew T. Hardy
Thomas E. Kazior, Raytheon
(09:20 - 09:40)