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(Invited) mm-wave silicon ICs: An opportunity for holistic design

Hajimiri, Ali (2008) (Invited) mm-wave silicon ICs: An opportunity for holistic design. In: 2008 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium. IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium. IEEE , pp. 357-360. ISBN 978-1-4244-1808-4.

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Millimeter-waves integrated circuits offer a unique opportunity for a holistic design approach encompassing RF, analog, and digital, as well as radiation and electromagnetics. The ability to deal with the complete system from the digital circuitry to on-chip antennas and everything in between offers unparalleled opportunities for completely new architectures and topologies, previously impossible due the traditional partitioning of various blocks in conventional design. This opens a plethora of new architectural and system level innovation within the integrated circuit platform. This paper reviews some of the challenges and opportunities for mm-wave ICs and presents several solutions to them.

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Additional Information:© 2008 IEEE. Issue Date: June 17 2008-April 17 2008; Date of Current Version: 15 July 2008. The author thanks the contributions of A. Babakhani, Y. Wang, and H. Wang, Prof. D. B. Rutledge, Prof. S. Weinreb of Caltech and Dr. A. Natarajan, Dr. I. Aoki, Dr. S. Kee, Dr. A. Komijani, Dr. X. Guan, Prof. H. Hashemi, Prof. J. Buckwalter, and Prof. E. Afshari formerly of Caltech for the numerous contribution to Caltech’s mm-wave activities. We have benefitted from the support of Caltech’s Lee Center for Advance Networking, National Science Foundation, and DARPA Trusted Foundry Program.
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Official Citation:Hajimiri, A.; , "(Invited) mm-wave silicon ICs: An opportunity for holistic design," Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, 2008. RFIC 2008. IEEE , vol., no., pp.357-360, June 17 2008-April 17 2008 doi: 10.1109/RFIC.2008.4561453 URL:
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