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Transformer Tuned VCO for MMW Application

by Sunanda Ambulker, Sangeeta Nakate
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 122 - Number 19
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Sunanda Ambulker, Sangeeta Nakate
10.5120/21807-5126

Sunanda Ambulker, Sangeeta Nakate . Transformer Tuned VCO for MMW Application. International Journal of Computer Applications. 122, 19 ( July 2015), 13-16. DOI=10.5120/21807-5126

@article{ 10.5120/21807-5126,
author = { Sunanda Ambulker, Sangeeta Nakate },
title = { Transformer Tuned VCO for MMW Application },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { July 2015 },
volume = { 122 },
number = { 19 },
month = { July },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 13-16 },
numpages = {9},
url = { https://ijcaonline.org/archives/volume122/number19/21807-5126/ },
doi = { 10.5120/21807-5126 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
}
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%A Sunanda Ambulker
%A Sangeeta Nakate
%T Transformer Tuned VCO for MMW Application
%J International Journal of Computer Applications
%@ 0975-8887
%V 122
%N 19
%P 13-16
%D 2015
%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Abstract

Differential cross coupled voltage controlled oscillator with transformer tuning is presented here for millimeter wave (mmw) application. Here Tuning is done by on chip octagonal transformer which is used as inductive element in LC tank. Proposed scheme provides wide Frequency Tuning Range (FTR) up to 7 GHz of bandwidth and gives low phase noise as compared to inductor based oscillator design. In this method transformer tuned VCO is implemented in UMC 65 nm CMOS Technology which gives FTR from 55 GHz to 62. 4 GHz with phase noise variation -116. 5 to -114. 5dBc/Hz at 10 MHz offset.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences

Keywords

Phase noise quality factor Tuning range VCO mmw