A Novel HBT Frequency Doubler Design for Millimeter-Wave Applications

Tom Keinicke Johansen, Viktor Krozer, Jens Vidkjær, Torsten Djurhuus

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Abstract

In this paper we presents a novel HBT frequency doubler design for millimeter-wave application. A HBT frequency doubler theory is described which leads to accurate design equations for optimal performance. The developed theory shows that an optimal HBT frequency doubler can be achieved using a novel second harmonic feedback network. Preliminary measurements on a frequency doubler implemented in a high-speed InP DHBT technology demonstrates an increase in the maximum output power from -14 dBm to -11.5 dBm at an input frequency of 31.4 GHz due to the presence of the second harmonic feedback network.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimetre-wave Circuits (INMMiC)
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2006
ISBN (Print)0-7803-9722-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
EventInternational Workshop on Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Circuits 2006 - Aveiro, Portugal
Duration: 30 Jan 200631 Jan 2006
http://www.inmmic.org

Conference

ConferenceInternational Workshop on Integrated Nonlinear Microwave and Millimetre-Wave Circuits 2006
CountryPortugal
CityAveiro
Period30/01/200631/01/2006
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Keywords

  • mmic
  • frequency doubler
  • conversion matrix
  • HBT

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