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Szczepkowski G.;Baldwin G.;Farrell R.
European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design 2007, ECCTD 2007
Wideband 0.18μm CMOS VCO using active inductor with negative resistance
2008
August
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This paper presents a wideband voltage controlled oscillator topology based on an active inductor generating negative resistance. The proposed architecture covers a frequency band between 1.325 GHz - 2.15 GHz with average in-band phase noise of -86 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset from the carrier frequency. Power consumption of the oscillator core is 28 mW from a 1.8 V supply. The circuit has been simulated in Eldo RF (Design Architect IC, Mentor Graphics) using UMC 0.18 μm 1P6M Salicide RF CMOS model libraries. © 2007 IEEE.
10.1109/ECCTD.2007.4529765
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