A 5.4mW GPS CMOS quadrature front-end based on a single-stage LNA-mixer-VCO

Amtonio Liscidini, Andrea Mazzanti, Riccardo Tonietto, Luca Vandi, Pietro Andreani, Rinaldo Castello

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Abstract

A GPS RF front-end combines the LNA, mixer, and VCO in a single stage and can operate from a 1.2V supply. The chip is implemented in a 0.13um CMOS process and occupies 1.5mm2 active area. It consumes 5.4mW with a 4.8dB NF, 36dB gain, and a P1dB of -31dBm.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2006
ISBN (Print)14-24-40079-1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Event2006 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 6 Feb 20069 Feb 2006
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?punumber=11149

Conference

Conference2006 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period06/02/200609/02/2006
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Keywords

  • RF
  • low-voltage
  • CMOS
  • low-power
  • current-reuse

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