Ka to M band MMIC frequency tripler by using miniaturization broadband band-pass filter

Si Da Tang, Kai Wen Cheng, Shih Han Hung, Yeong-Her Wang

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Abstract

A 30-70 GHz fundamental suppression enhanced broadband tripler with a chip dimension of 0.8 × 0.7 mm2 using the 0.15 μm GaAs pHEMT process is presented. The configuration of the tripler consists of one transistor, and one compact band pass filter. The proposed band pass filter using grounded capacitor is to reduce line length and achieve broad operation bandwidth to enhance fundamental suppression of the tripler. The transistor was used to achieve lower conversion loss and third harmonic currents. From the measured results, the conversion loss of the tripler is 11-26 dB from RF frequency of 30-70 GHz at the IF power 6 dBm, the fundamental suppression, and second harmonic suppression is 11.25-25.54 dB, and 18-66.67 dB, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Volume2016-January
ISBN (Electronic)9781479986415
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 5
Event35th IEEE Region 10 Conference, TENCON 2015 - Macau, Macao
Duration: 2015 Nov 12015 Nov 4

Other

Other35th IEEE Region 10 Conference, TENCON 2015
CountryMacao
CityMacau
Period15-11-0115-11-04

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Monolithic microwave integrated circuits
Bandpass filters
Transistors
Capacitors
Bandwidth

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Tang, S. D., Cheng, K. W., Hung, S. H., & Wang, Y-H. (2016). Ka to M band MMIC frequency tripler by using miniaturization broadband band-pass filter. In TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference (Vol. 2016-January). [7372811] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2015.7372811
Tang, Si Da ; Cheng, Kai Wen ; Hung, Shih Han ; Wang, Yeong-Her. / Ka to M band MMIC frequency tripler by using miniaturization broadband band-pass filter. TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference. Vol. 2016-January Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016.
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Tang, SD, Cheng, KW, Hung, SH & Wang, Y-H 2016, Ka to M band MMIC frequency tripler by using miniaturization broadband band-pass filter. in TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference. vol. 2016-January, 7372811, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 35th IEEE Region 10 Conference, TENCON 2015, Macau, Macao, 15-11-01. https://doi.org/10.1109/TENCON.2015.7372811

Ka to M band MMIC frequency tripler by using miniaturization broadband band-pass filter. / Tang, Si Da; Cheng, Kai Wen; Hung, Shih Han; Wang, Yeong-Her.

TENCON 2015 - 2015 IEEE Region 10 Conference. Vol. 2016-January Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. 7372811.

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