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A Silicon-Germanium Receiver for X-Band Transmit/Receive Radar Modules

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This work investigates the potential of commercially-available silicon-germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS technology for X-band transmit/receive (T/R) radar modules, focusing on the receiver section of the module. A 5-bit receiver operating from 8 to 10.7 GHz is presented, demonstrating a gain of 11 dB, and average noise figure of 4.1 dB, and an input-referred third-order intercept point (HP3) of -13 dBm, while only dissipating 33 mW of power. The receiver is capable of providing 32 distinct phase states from 0 to 360deg, with an rms phase error < 9deg and an rms gain error < 0.6 dB. This level of circuit performance and integration capability demonstrates the benefits of SiGe BiCMOS technology for emerging radar applications, making it an excellent candidate for integrated X-band phased-array radar transmit/receive modules.

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Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:43 ,  Issue: 9 )

Date of Publication:

Sept. 2008

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