A V-band Differential SiGe VCO with varactor-less tuning


A SiGe V-band voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) with varactor-less tuning is presented. The frequency tuning of the VCO is accomplished using the C<sub>CB</sub> capacitance of the core transistors themselves. Removing the varactors within the VCO is particularly useful for millimeter-wave applications since varactors significantly degrade the quality… (More)

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@article{Zeinolabedinzadeh2012AVD, title={A V-band Differential SiGe VCO with varactor-less tuning}, author={Saeed Zeinolabedinzadeh and Nelson E. Lourenco and Mahmoud Kamarei and J. D. Cressler}, journal={2012 IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM)}, year={2012}, pages={1-4} }