A 23-dBm 60-GHz Distributed Active Transformer in a Silicon Process Technology

@article{Pfeiffer2007A26,
  title={A 23-dBm 60-GHz Distributed Active Transformer in a Silicon Process Technology},
  author={U. R. Pfeiffer and David Goren},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques},
  year={2007},
  volume={55},
  pages={857-865}
}
In this paper, a distributed active transformer for the operation in the millimeter-wave frequency range is presented. The transformer utilizes stacked coupled wires as opposed to slab inductors to achieve a high coupling factor of kf=0.8 at 60 GHz. Scalable and compact equivalent-circuit models are used for the transformer design without the need for full-wave electromagnetic simulations. To demonstrate the feasibility of the millimeter-wave transformer, a 200-mW (23 dBm) 60-GHz power… CONTINUE READING
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