Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications

Felix Gutierrez, Theodore S. Rappaport, James Murdock

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Abstract

This paper reviews recent developments in vehicular radar at 60 GHz and above, with a focus on low cost integrated antennas. We investigate a number of radar and communication antenna systems that can be made inexpensively and in large volumes using standard CMOS semiconductor fabrication methods. As shown here, the electromagnetic characteristics of low cost CMOS processes are often not well understood when applied to mmWave and THz RF applications. Here, we describe several methodologies and measured results to understand electromagnetic behavior of integrated circuits and on-chip antenna performance in a 180nm CMOS process up to 67 GHz. By gaining understanding of the electrical characteristics of older, lower cost semiconductor CMOS processes, it becomes possible to design mmWave on-chip antennas and other passive devices at extremely low cost and with great reliability.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings
DOIs
StatePublished - 2010
Event2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Ottawa, ON, Canada
Duration: Sep 6 2010Sep 9 2010

Other

Other2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall
CountryCanada
CityOttawa, ON
Period9/6/109/9/10

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Parameter extraction
Millimeter Wave
Millimeter waves
Antenna
Antennas
Radar
Costs
Semiconductors
Chip
Semiconductor materials
Integrated Circuits
Integrated circuits
Fabrication
Methodology
Communication

Keywords

  • 60 GHz
  • 77 GHz
  • CMOS
  • Millimeter-wave
  • On-chip antenna
  • RFIC
  • Vehicle radar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics

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Gutierrez, F., Rappaport, T. S., & Murdock, J. (2010). Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications. In 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings [5594412] https://doi.org/10.1109/VETECF.2010.5594412

Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications. / Gutierrez, Felix; Rappaport, Theodore S.; Murdock, James.

2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings. 2010. 5594412.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gutierrez, F, Rappaport, TS & Murdock, J 2010, Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications. in 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings., 5594412, 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall, Ottawa, ON, Canada, 9/6/10. https://doi.org/10.1109/VETECF.2010.5594412
Gutierrez F, Rappaport TS, Murdock J. Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications. In 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings. 2010. 5594412 https://doi.org/10.1109/VETECF.2010.5594412
Gutierrez, Felix ; Rappaport, Theodore S. ; Murdock, James. / Millimeter-wave CMOS antennas and RFIC parameter extraction for vehicular applications. 2010 IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall, VTC2010-Fall - Proceedings. 2010.
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