A multi-channel Rx for 76.5GHz automotive radar applications with 55dB IF channel-to-channel isolation

S. Trotta, B. Dehlink, R. Reuter, Y. Yin, J. John, J. Kirchgessner, D. Morgan, P. Welch, J. J. Lin, B. Knappenberger, I. To, M. Huang

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Abstract

A multi-channel RX for automotive radar applications at 76.5GHz is presented. The chip uses a LO input signal at 38.25GHz which is multiplied on chip. The single-ended IF outputs show a noise density of -143dBm/Hz at 100kHz with a typical conversion gain of 18dB. The large signal IF channel-to-channel isolation is > 55dB. The 14mm2 chip consumes 520mA from +3.3V supply in a 200GHz fT SiGe BiCMOS process.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Microwave Week 2009, EuMW 2009
Subtitle of host publicationScience, Progress and Quality at Radiofrequencies, Conference Proceedings - 4th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2009
Pages192-195
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Dec 28
EventEuropean Microwave Week 2009, EuMW 2009: Science, Progress and Quality at Radiofrequencies - 4th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2009 - Rome, Italy
Duration: 2009 Sep 282009 Oct 2

Publication series

NameEuropean Microwave Week 2009, EuMW 2009: Science, Progress and Quality at Radiofrequencies, Conference Proceedings - 4th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2009

Other

OtherEuropean Microwave Week 2009, EuMW 2009: Science, Progress and Quality at Radiofrequencies - 4th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2009
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period09-09-2809-10-02

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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