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Current-Steered Active Balun with Phase Correction
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Current-Steered Active Balun with Phase Correction
Park, Ji An; Jin, Ho Jeong; Cho, Choon Sik;
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An active balun using current steering for phase correction is presented. The proposed active balun is constructed with two different unit balun structures based on current steering to reduce phase and amplitude errors. This type of topology can be compared with the conventional phase and amplitude correction techniques which do not incorporate the current steering. Designed and fabricated active balun in CMOS process operates over 0.95 - 1.45 GHz band, showing input reflection coefficient under -15 dB, phase error of and gain error of 0.5 dB. Gain is measured to be 0.3 dB maximum and power consumption of 7.2 mW is measured.
Active balun;current steering;phase correction technique;phase imbalance;gain imbalance;
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