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A 2~8 GHz UWB Low Noise Amplifier using 0.15 µm GaAs pHEMT Technology for Multiband Wireless Application

Kunal S. Khandelwal, Abdul K. Kureshi. Published in Circuits and Systems.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2015
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Kunal S. Khandelwal, Abdul K. Kureshi
10.5120/cae2015651888

Kunal S Khandelwal and Abdul K Kureshi. Article: A 2~8 GHz UWB Low Noise Amplifier using 0.15 µm GaAs pHEMT Technology for Multiband Wireless Application. Communications on Applied Electronics 3(3):1-5, October 2015. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Kunal S. Khandelwal and Abdul K. Kureshi},
	title = {Article: A 2~8 GHz UWB Low Noise Amplifier using 0.15 µm GaAs pHEMT Technology for Multiband Wireless Application},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {3},
	number = {3},
	pages = {1-5},
	month = {October},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}
}

Abstract

This paper proposes 2GHz ~ 8GHz UWB LNA with totem pole technique for low noise figure. The LNA was designed using 0.15 µm GaAs pHMET process. The designed LNA was simulated in ADS tool. The LNA exhibits a S(2,1) of 33.4~29.7 dB, minimum noise figure is 1.383~1.391 dB, reverse isolation was better than 40 dB in entire band. The LNA draws 32 mA. Resistive feedback technique was used for wideband matching and low noise figure.

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Keywords

LNA, Noise Figure, Flat gain, UWB, CMOS, GaAs, pHEMT, resistive feedback.