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A miniaturized silicon-based ground ring guarded patch resonator and filter
A new miniaturized ground ring guided microstrip patch filter developed on the silicon wafer using micromachined technology is reported. The ground shunt can be used to lower the operating frequency up to one-third as ...
Fully integrated CMOS fractional-N frequency divider for wide-band mobile applications with spurs reduction
A spurs reduction fractional-N frequency divider with a frequency range which is 3.5 times larger than that of a conventional fractional-N divider is presented in this paper. A 1.2-GHz quadrature voltage-controlled oscillator ...
Physical layout design optimization of integrated spiral inductors for silicon-based RFIC applications
A new test structure layout technique and design methodology are used to investigate quantitatively how geometrical layout parameters such as core diameter, conductor spacing, and width would affect the performance of ...
Design of a low power wide-band high resolution programmable frequency divider
The design of a high-speed wide-band high resolution programmable frequency divider is investigated. A new reloadable D flip-flop for the high speed programmable frequency divider is proposed. It is optimized in terms of ...
Accurate and scalable RF interconnect model for silicon-based RFIC applications
A new figure of merit, intrinsic factor for interconnects, is proposed to provide insights as to how back-end metallization influences the performance of radio frequency integrated circuits. An accurate and scalable ...
Equivalent circuit model of on-wafer CMOS interconnects for RFICs
This paper investigates the properties of the on-wafer interconnects built in a 0.18-µm CMOStechnology for RF applications. A scalable equivalent circuit model is developed. The model parameters are extracted directly ...