TITLE

CMOS Multiple Antenna Receiver for 60 GHz

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Portable Design;Feb2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of IMEC company to introduce its prototype of a 60 GHz multiple antenna receiver during the International Solid State Circuit Conference of the Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). The band offers massive available bandwidth that allows very high bit rates of several Gbits-per-second at distances up to 10 meters. The prototype uniquely addresses this problem by implementing a programmable phase shift of several incoming signals, which is necessary for beam-forming. It is further mentioned that IMEC's multiple antenna receiver is the first step toward a complete complementary metal oxide semiconductor-based phased array transceiver that form multi-gigabit-per-second applications.
ACCESSION #
31286362

 

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