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Self Resonant Third Harmonic Mixer For 60 GHz Transmitter


Abstract ABSTRACT Ongoing research into wireless transceivers in the 60 GHz band is required to address the demand for high data rate communications systems at a frequency where signal propagation is challenging even over short ranges. This thesis proposes a mixer architecture in Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) technology that uses a voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) operating at a fractional multiple of the desired output signal. The proposed topology is different from conventional subharmonic mixing in that the oscillator phase generation circuitry usually required for such a circuit is unnecessary. Analysis and simulations are performed on the proposed mixer circuit in an IBM 90 nm RF process on a 1.2 V supply. A typical RF trans... (more)
Created Date 2010
Contributor Martino, Todd Jeffrey (Author) / Kiaei, Sayfe (Advisor) / Bakkaloglu, Bertan (Committee member) / Aberle, James (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical Engineering / Engineering / 60 GHz / CMOS / Harmonic / IEEE 802.11ad / Mixer / RF
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 41 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Electrical Engineering 2010
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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