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A 30dBm PA for MTC Communication in 65nm CMOS Technology

Wernehag, Johan LU ; Ahmad, Waqas LU ; Sjöland, Henrik LU ; Zander, Olof and Plicanic Samuelsson, Vanja (2016) LASCAS In 2016 IEEE 7th Latin American Symposium on Circuits & Systems (LASCAS) p.147-150
Abstract
In this paper the feasibility of using a fully integrated 65nm CMOS PA in future machine-type communication standards has been investigated. The integrated PA investigated shows a linear output power in VSWR 2:1 of minimum 24dBm. A VSWR of 2:1 with an associated 3.1dB front-end insertion loss corresponds to a VSWR of 5:1 at the antenna, which is a conservative number. The PAE at 1dB compression point is close to 40% for VSWR 1:1. Taking margin for modulation peak-to-average ratio of 5dB, the PAE at compression point -5dB is 31% at 2100MHz and 24% at 2600MHz. To show the possibility of multi-band operation the PA is centered at 2100MHz and then retuned to 2600MHz, indicating feasibility of a single high band PA. The gain of the two-stage PA... (More)
In this paper the feasibility of using a fully integrated 65nm CMOS PA in future machine-type communication standards has been investigated. The integrated PA investigated shows a linear output power in VSWR 2:1 of minimum 24dBm. A VSWR of 2:1 with an associated 3.1dB front-end insertion loss corresponds to a VSWR of 5:1 at the antenna, which is a conservative number. The PAE at 1dB compression point is close to 40% for VSWR 1:1. Taking margin for modulation peak-to-average ratio of 5dB, the PAE at compression point -5dB is 31% at 2100MHz and 24% at 2600MHz. To show the possibility of multi-band operation the PA is centered at 2100MHz and then retuned to 2600MHz, indicating feasibility of a single high band PA. The gain of the two-stage PA is 27dB at 2100MHz and 24dB at 2600MHz. All simulated with a 3.3V output stage supply. (Less)
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power amplifier, MTC
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2016 IEEE 7th Latin American Symposium on Circuits & Systems (LASCAS)
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IEEE--Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
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LASCAS
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978-1-4673-7835-2
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10.1109/LASCAS.2016.7451031
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EIT_SOS VINNOVA Industrial Excellence Center - System Design on Silicon
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  abstract     = {In this paper the feasibility of using a fully integrated 65nm CMOS PA in future machine-type communication standards has been investigated. The integrated PA investigated shows a linear output power in VSWR 2:1 of minimum 24dBm. A VSWR of 2:1 with an associated 3.1dB front-end insertion loss corresponds to a VSWR of 5:1 at the antenna, which is a conservative number. The PAE at 1dB compression point is close to 40% for VSWR 1:1. Taking margin for modulation peak-to-average ratio of 5dB, the PAE at compression point -5dB is 31% at 2100MHz and 24% at 2600MHz. To show the possibility of multi-band operation the PA is centered at 2100MHz and then retuned to 2600MHz, indicating feasibility of a single high band PA. The gain of the two-stage PA is 27dB at 2100MHz and 24dB at 2600MHz. All simulated with a 3.3V output stage supply.},
  author       = {Wernehag, Johan and Ahmad, Waqas and Sjöland, Henrik and Zander, Olof and Plicanic Samuelsson, Vanja},
  booktitle    = {2016 IEEE 7th Latin American Symposium on Circuits & Systems (LASCAS) },
  isbn         = {978-1-4673-7835-2},
  keyword      = {power amplifier,MTC},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {04},
  pages        = {147--150},
  publisher    = {IEEE--Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.},
  title        = {A 30dBm PA for MTC Communication in 65nm CMOS Technology},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LASCAS.2016.7451031 },
  year         = {2016},
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