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dc.contributor.authorSaberkari, Alireza
dc.contributor.authorKhorgami, Omid
dc.contributor.authorBagheri, Javad
dc.contributor.authorMadec, Morgan
dc.contributor.authorHosseini Golgoo, Seyed Mohsen
dc.contributor.authorAlarcón Cot, Eduardo José
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria Electrònica
dc.identifier.citationSaberkari, A., Khorgami, O., Bagheri, J., Madec, M., Hosseini, S., Alarcon, E. Design of broadband CNFET LNA based on extracted I-V closed-form equation. "IEEE transactions on nanotechnology", 31 Març 2018, vol. 17, núm. 4, p. 731-742.
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dc.description.abstractA procedure of extracting a closed-form user-friendly I-V equation for short channel carbon nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFET) in the saturation region is presented by employing a relation between CNFET parameters meeting the experimental results. The methodology is based on the Stanford model and ballistic relation of one channel CNFET. In this regard, the ballistic relation is simplified to a closed-form I-V equation, and then, the parameters are estimated through the fitting algorithm by means of ICCAP and least square (LS) method, respectively, and the obtained equation is verified by the experimental results given in the literature. Additionally, an extended quantitative noise analysis is performed at the circuit level and the noise sources implemented in Verilog-A are added to the Stanford CNFET HSPICE model. Subsequently, with the accordance to the extracted I-V equation, a CNFET-based inductor-less broadband common-gate low noise amplifier (LNA) is designed theoretically and its results are confirmed in HSPICE based on the Stanford CNFET model, indicating a proper matching between analysis and simulation. The proposed CNFET-based LNA provides very high frequency bandwidth and also lower noise figure in comparison with its contemporary CMOS-based LNA, without any passive spiral inductor.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria de la telecomunicació::Radiocomunicació i exploració electromagnètica
dc.subject.otherCarbon nanotube (CNT)
dc.subject.otherField-effect transistor (FET)
dc.subject.otherShort channel
dc.subject.otherClosed-form I-V equation
dc.subject.otherLow noise amplifier (LNA)
dc.subject.otherRadio frequency (RF)
dc.subject.otherNoise figure (NF)
dc.titleDesign of broadband CNFET LNA based on extracted I-V closed-form equation
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. EPIC - Energy Processing and Integrated Circuits
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessOpen Access
dc.description.versionPostprint (author's final draft)
local.citation.authorSaberkari, A.; Khorgami, O.; Bagheri, J.; Madec, M.; Hosseini, S.; Alarcon, E.
local.citation.publicationNameIEEE transactions on nanotechnology

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