A 2.5-GHz band low voltage high efficiency CMOS power amplifier IC using parallel switching transistor for short range wireless applications

Taufiq Alif Kurniawan, Xin Yang, Xiao Xu, Toshihiko Yoshimasu

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Abstract

This paper presents a fully integrated low-voltage CMOS power amplifier (PA) IC for 2.5-GHz band short range wireless applications. The amplifier IC is designed, fabricated and fully evaluated in 180-nm CMOS technology. To realize high efficiency performance, the parallel switching transistor is proposed and combined with third harmonic tuning technique. In addition, for low voltage operations, the positive body bias is injected to the main switching transistor. The proposed CMOS PA IC has exhibited a P1dB of 8.0 dBm, a saturated output power of 10.1 dBm and a peak PAE of 34.5 % at a supply voltage of 1.0 V.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuropean Microwave Week 2015
Subtitle of host publication"Freedom Through Microwaves", EuMW 2015 - Conference Proceedings; 2015 45th European Microwave Conference Proceedings, EuMC
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages219-222
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9782874870392
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Dec 2015
Event45th European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2015 - Paris, France
Duration: 7 Sep 201510 Sep 2015

Publication series

NameEuropean Microwave Week 2015: "Freedom Through Microwaves", EuMW 2015 - Conference Proceedings; 2015 45th European Microwave Conference Proceedings, EuMC

Conference

Conference45th European Microwave Conference, EuMC 2015
CountryFrance
CityParis
Period7/09/1510/09/15

Keywords

  • low voltage
  • parallel switching transistor
  • short range wireless applications
  • third harmonic tuning technique

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    Kurniawan, T. A., Yang, X., Xu, X., & Yoshimasu, T. (2015). A 2.5-GHz band low voltage high efficiency CMOS power amplifier IC using parallel switching transistor for short range wireless applications. In European Microwave Week 2015: "Freedom Through Microwaves", EuMW 2015 - Conference Proceedings; 2015 45th European Microwave Conference Proceedings, EuMC (pp. 219-222). [7345739] (European Microwave Week 2015: "Freedom Through Microwaves", EuMW 2015 - Conference Proceedings; 2015 45th European Microwave Conference Proceedings, EuMC). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuMC.2015.7345739