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Clipping RF circuits (1.5 GHz signals)

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LandLack

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Hi, do you have infos about RF circuits that can be used to clip a signal containing up to 1.5 GHz? I need to cut both positive and negative edges of the signal. Thank you,

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well antiparallel fast schottky diodes would probably do it. Just do not expect and actual square wave, more like a stunted sine wave.
 

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well antiparallel fast schottky diodes would probably do it. Just do not expect and actual square wave, more like a stunted sine wave.
How much can the threshold voltage be?
 

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Around -0.4 to + 0.4 peak to peak.
 

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A bit more expensive approach is to use a Schottky diode, a coupler, and PIN diodes to limit the signal.

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