Silicon technology status and perspectives for multi-band and multi-standard challenges in upcoming RF frontends

  • D.W. Nobbe
  • Published 2008 in 2008 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium


The RF frontend of a multi-band multi- standard cellular phone is currently realized using a variety of technologies. Integration is the historical rule for cellular phones. Silicon technologies need to address two key blocks, the power amplifier and the antenna switch, to enable this frontend integration. This paper will review the status of the silicon… (More)


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