González Jiménez, José Luis; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Molina Garcia, Marc Manel; Martineau, Baudouin; Belot, Didier (2010)
Open AccessA floating-shield inductor implemented in CMOS process is compared with a conventional patterned ground shield inductor for the implementation of a LC voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) operating at mmW frequencies. ...
Molina Garcia, Marc Manel; Gómez Salinas, Dídac; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; González Jiménez, José Luis (2011-07)
Restricted access - publisher's policyThis work presents the design procedure followed to obtain a low-power voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) robust against high-frequency substrate noise, using as a demonstrator a 2.5 GHz VCO with quadrature outputs (QVCO) ...
Molina Garcia, Marc Manel; Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; González Jiménez, José Luis (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010)
Open AccessThis paper presents an experimental analysis of the performance degradation of an LC-Voltage Controlled Oscillator (LC-VCO) produced by high frequency noise present in the substrate. The spurs observed are shown to be ...