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SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences, Volume 62, Issue 6: 069406(2019) https://doi.org/10.1007/s11432-018-9665-1

A high-efficiency, high harmonic rejection E-band SiGe HBT frequency tripler for high-resolution radar application

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  • ReceivedAug 28, 2018
  • AcceptedNov 7, 2018
  • PublishedApr 15, 2019

Abstract

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Acknowledgment

This work was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61701114, 61331006), Nature Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province (Grant No. BK20150638), and Scientific Research Foundation of Graduate School of Southeast University (Grant No. YBJJ1811). The authors would like to thank Misic Microelectronics for offering opportunity to tape out this design.


Supplement

Appendixes A–E.


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  • Figure 1

    (Color online) (a) Schematic of the HHRT; (b) small-signal equivalent circuit of the CB stage; (c) simulated small signal gain and $\mu$-factor of the CB stage; (d) simulated and measured output power and PAE at 26 GHz input with and without the PET; (e) simulated S-Parameter of one and three stage L-shape matching network; (f) die of the HHRT; (g) measured output power vs. input frequency at 2 dBm input power level; (h) measured and simulated harmonic rejection of the HHRT.

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