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Millimeter-wave-band amplifier and mixer MMICs using a broad-band 45° power divider/combiner

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5 Author(s)
Hayashi, H. ; NTT Wireless Syst. Labs., Kanagawa, Japan ; Okazaki, H. ; Kanda, A. ; Hirota, T.
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This paper demonstrates millimeter-wave-band amplifier and mixer monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMIC's) using a broad-band 45° power divider/combiner. At first, we propose a broad-band 45° power divider/combiner, which combines a Wilkinson divider/combiner, 45° delay line, and 90° short stub. A coupling loss of 4.0±0.2 dB and a return loss and an isolation of more than 19 dB with 45±1° phase difference was obtained from 17 to 22 GHz for the fabricated K-band MMIC 45° power divider/combiner. Next, a parallel amplifier using the broad-band 45° power divider/combiner, which can be used in a power-combining circuit configuration requiring no isolator, is shown. Comparing the transmitter intermodulation generated in the parallel amplifier using the broad-band 45° power divider/combiner and that generated in the one using the conventional type, the broad-band suppression effect was confirmed. Finally, an application of the broad-band 45° power divider/combiner to a single-sideband (SSB) subharmonically pumped (SHP) mixer requiring no IF switch is shown. In an RF frequency range from 22.89 to 26.39 GHz, the fabricated K-band MMIC mixer achieved (for up-conversion) the good results of more than -13-dB conversion gain and more than 24-dB image-rejection ratio. These contribute significantly to the miniaturization of millimeter-wave communication equipment

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Microwave Theory and Techniques, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:46 ,  Issue: 6 )

Date of Publication:

Jun 1998

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