Foundry Technologies for Satcom and Emerging Commercial Wireless

As 5G and other novel satellite communication business models emerge, the need for accessible, more “affordable” technology has increased, that still meets technical requirements. In particular, the advancements in multi-element phased array antennas has helped reduce cost, and form factor, eg for receivers. In this talk, we will outline current and future foundry process technology, their figures of merit, and component demonstration.