Design of a 240-GHz LNA in 0.13 µm SiGe BiCMOS Technology

Md Najmussadat, Raju Ahamed, Mikko Varonen, Dristy Parveg, Yehia Tawfik, Kari A.I. Halonen

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In this paper, a seven stage low noise amplifier (LNA) in a 0.13 µm SiGe BiCMOS technology is presented. The LNA has a measured peak gain of 28.5 dB at 240 GHz with a 3-dB bandwidth of 14 GHz. It shows a simulated noise figure of 13.7 dB at 240 GHz. The DC power consumption of this LNA is 97.2 mW with a supply voltage of 3V. This LNA so far represents the highest gain reported in SiGe BiCMOS technology around 240 GHz. The total chip area including the pads of this LNA is 0.45 mm2.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEuMIC 2020 - 2020 15th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)978-2-87487-060-6
Publication statusPublished - 10 Jan 2021
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventEuropean Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference - Utrecht, Netherlands
Duration: 11 Jan 202112 Jan 2021
Conference number: 15


ConferenceEuropean Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference
Abbreviated titleEuMIC


  • BiCMOS
  • Low Noise Amplifier (LNA)
  • millimeter-wave
  • MMIC
  • SiGe


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