A 60GHz transmitter in 0.18μm Silicon Germanium

Michael Boers*, Anthony Parker, Neil Weste

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Abstract

Simulated results for a Silicon Germanium transmitter operating at 60GHz are presented. The super-heterodyne transmitter is based on a moving IF architecture with two up-conversion stages. The transmitter includes a baseband to 12 GHz image-reject mixer, a 12 to 60 GHz Gilbert-cell mixer, a passive balun and a power amplifier capable of greater than 13dBm saturated output power. All bias voltages are tuneable using a 3-wire serial interface connected to 4-bit DAC's. Also on-chip is a frequency synthesizer that supplies the LO to both mixers and locks the on-chip 24 GHz VCO to an external source.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, AusWireless 2007
EditorsSam Reisenfeld
Place of PublicationLos Alamitos, CA
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0769528422, 9780769528427
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Event2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, AusWireless 2007 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 27 Aug 200730 Aug 2007

Other

Other2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, AusWireless 2007
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period27/08/0730/08/07

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    Boers, M., Parker, A., & Weste, N. (2007). A 60GHz transmitter in 0.18μm Silicon Germanium. In S. Reisenfeld (Ed.), The 2nd International Conference on Wireless Broadband and Ultra Wideband Communications, AusWireless 2007 (pp. 1-6). [4299685] Los Alamitos, CA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). https://doi.org/10.1109/AUSWIRELESS.2007.4