A 86 to 108 GHz amplifier in 90 nm CMOS

Yu Sian Jiang*, Zuo-Min Tsai , Jeng Han Tsai, Hsien Te Chen, Huei Wang

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Abstract

This letter presents a CMOS amplifier with 22 GHz 3-dB bandwidth ranging from 86 to 108 GHz. The amplifier is implemented in 90 nm mixed signal/radio frequency (RF) CMOS process using three-stage cascode RF NMOS configuration. It achieves a peak gain of 17.4 dB at 91 GHz from the measured results. To our knowledge, this is the highest frequency CMOS amplifier reported to date.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)124-126
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2008

Keywords

  • Amplifier
  • CMOS
  • Monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC)

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