A 60 GHz wideband quadrature-balanced mixer based on 0.13 μm RFCMOS technology

Dong Hyun Kim, Sung Jin Kim, Jae-Sung Rieh

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Abstract

A 60 GHz wideband quadrature-balanced down-conversion mixer employing a new wideband technique with an active feedback has been developed in this work. Fabricated with a 0.13 μm RFCMOS technology, the mixer exhibits a 3 dB IF bandwidth of 5 GHz with a conversion gain of 2.3 dB for a fixed LO frequency of 60 GHz. The mixer also shows an RF bandwidth of 7 GHz with a peak gain of 5.6 dB at 55 GHz. The circuit draws 10.6 mA from 1.3 V supply.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5728874
Pages (from-to)215-217
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Apr 1

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Keywords

  • 90° hybrid coupler
  • Bandwidth enhancement
  • wideband mixer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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