Fully integrated dual-band power amplifiers with on-chip baluns in 65nm CMOS for an 802.11n MIMO WLAN SoC

Fully integrated dual-band power amplifiers with on-chip baluns for 802.11n MIMO WLAN applications are presented. With a 3.3v supply, the PAs produce a saturated output power of 28.3dBm and 26.7dBm with peak drain efficiency of 35.3% and 25.3% for the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, respectively. By utilizing multiple fully self-contained linearization algorithms… (More)