A fully integrated down-converter for Ka-band VSAT satellite reception

G.W. Jong, de, D.M.W. Leenaerts, E. Heijden, van der

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A fully integrated Ka-band down-converter IC for VSAT applications will be demonstrated. The High-Band (21.422.0GHz) and the Low-Band (19.2-20.2GHz) are simultaneously down converted into the L-band and independently accessible by two users. The SSB-NF is better than 8dB at a conversion gain of 25dB (20dB) for the Low-Band (High-Band). The integrated PLL achieves a state-of-the-art integrated phase noise of 1.2 degrees rms. The total solution consumes a maximum of 548mW.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the ESSCIRC 2012, (ESSCIRC), 17-21 September 2012, Bordeaux
Place of PublicationBordeaux
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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