A dual-band LO generation system using a 40GHz VCO with a phase noise of -106.8dBc/Hz at 1-MHz

Y. Chen, Y. Pei, D.M.W. Leenaerts

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Abstract

This paper demonstrates a dual-band LO generation system using a low phase noise single-band 40GHz VCO as the signal source. The LO generation system has two outputs: single-band LO1 at 20GHz and dual-band LO2 switchable between 10GHz and 15GHz. Implemented in 0.25-µm SiGe:C BiCMOS, the VCO achieves a phase noise of -106.8dBc/Hz at 1-MHz offset from 40GHz with a frequency tuning range of 9.7%.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationproceeding of the 2013 IEEE radio frequency integrated circuits symposium (RFIC 2013) : 2-4 June 2013, Seattle, Washington, USA
EditorsT.M. Hanock
Pages203-206
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC 2013) - Seattle, United States
Duration: 2 Jun 20134 Jun 2013

Conference

Conference2013 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC 2013)
Abbreviated titleRFIC 2013
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle
Period2/06/134/06/13

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    Chen, Y., Pei, Y., & Leenaerts, D. M. W. (2013). A dual-band LO generation system using a 40GHz VCO with a phase noise of -106.8dBc/Hz at 1-MHz. In T. M. Hanock (Ed.), proceeding of the 2013 IEEE radio frequency integrated circuits symposium (RFIC 2013) : 2-4 June 2013, Seattle, Washington, USA (pp. 203-206) https://doi.org/10.1109/RFIC.2013.6569561