Power amplifier PAE and ruggedness optimization by second-harmonic control

M Spirito, LCN de Vreede, LK Nanver, S Weber, JN Burghartz

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This work presents ultra low-loss co-planar waveguides and Marchand type baluns implemented in an optimized high ohmic silicon substrate technology for RF/microwave applications. The CPW configured baluns operate from 15 to 25GHz with a minimum insertion loss of 0.8 dB at center frequency.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)1575-1583
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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