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A Dual-Band 10/24-GHz Amplifier Design Incorporating Dual-Frequency Complex Load Matching

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4 Author(s)
Kai-An Hsieh ; Grad. Inst. of Commun. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Univ., Taipei, Taiwan ; Hsien-Shun Wu ; Kun-Hung Tsai ; Tzuang, C.-K.C.

This paper presents a comprehensive theory of a dual-frequency complex load-matching technique based on transmission lines. The theoretical analysis is insightfully described, and the applicable regions of the design equations are specified. To substantiate the theory, a corresponding methodology is proposed to design a dual-band 10/24-GHz amplifier, which is fabricated by standard 0.13-μm 1P8M CMOS technology. This amplifier involves synthetic quasi-TEM transmission lines to build the dual-frequency matching circuits. The comparisons between simulations and on-wafer measurements are reported to establish the feasibility and flexibility of the presented technique in microwave applications.

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Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:60 ,  Issue: 6 )