Accession Number:

AD1075724

Title:

High-Speed DACs for Millimeter Wave Digital Arrays in FinFET CMOS

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

Stanford University Stanford United States

Report Date:

2019-03-25

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

This paper describes ongoing work toward a FinFET-friendly implementation of high-speed DA converters for mm-wave arrays. The proposed architecture is based on massively-parallel charge redistribution, and separates level generation, pulse timing and output power generation. This approach aims to maximally leverage the advantages of FinFet technology transistor speed and density and simultaneously mitigate its main shortcomings poor interconnect delay and current handling. As a proof of concept, we will design 6-8 bit prototypes operating at up to 120 GSsin 16 nm FinFET CMOS.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE