Publications from Plextek RFI

Plextek RFI has presented many technical papers in peer-reviewed conferences and journals. They are available to download free-of-charge in Adobe’s Portable Document Format (PDF), by selecting the links below:

icon_pdf The Design of High Performance L-band GaN PAs Using Commercially Available Discrete Transistors – Paper presented by Rob Smith at the ARMMS conference, Nov. 2016.

icon_pdf An X-band GaN PA MMIC for Phased Array Radar Applications – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, Nov. 2016.

icon_pdf A 28GHz, 4-channel Phase Adjustable Power Amplifier IC for 5G front-ends – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, April 2015.

GaN PAs for Microwave Line of Sight Link Applications – Article by Stuart Glynn, Tony Richards, & Liam Devlin, Wireless Design & Development Magazine, August 2014

Broadband Low-Loss Limiter MMICs – Article by Andy Dearn & Liam Devlin in Microwave Product Digest, June 2014

Mm-wave SiGe IC Design: A Technology Overview – Article in Semiconductor Today Magazine, May/June 2014.

icon_pdf The Future of MM-Wave Packaging – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, April 2014.

The Future of mm-wave Packaging – Article by Liam Devlin in Microwave Journal, February 2014.

icon_pdf A Guide to the Design of Laminate PCBs at Microwave Frequencies – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, November 2013.

icon_pdf A Low Cost V-band Amplifier MMIC Covering 54 to 67GHz – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, November 2013.

icon_pdf Designing Cost Competitive E-band Radio Front-ends – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, April 2013.

icon_pdf A guide to SMT packaging of Microwave ICs – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the ARMMS conference, November 2012.

icon_pdf A Sub-harmonic E-band IRM/ SSB Realized on a Low Cost PHEMT Process – Paper presented by Andy Dearn at the 2012 European Microwave IC Conference (EuMIC), Amsterdam, October 2012.

icon_pdf A Low-Cost, 60GHz Driver Amplifier Operating from a Single +3V Supply – Paper presented by Liam Devlin at the IET seminar on Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications, September 11th 2012.

icon_pdf An E-band Voltage Variable Attenuator Realised on a Low Cost 0.13µm PHEMT Process – Paper presented at the IET seminar on Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications, September 11th 2012.

icon_pdf A Low Cost, Plastic Packaged, 0.5W, 6-18GHz Amplifier MMIC – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, November 2011

Increasing operating frequencies provide new opportunities in wireless communications – New Electronics, Special Issue: High Frequency Comms, 26th July 2011

icon_pdf Future Opportunities and Challenges for mm-Wave Amplifier MMICs – Cover Article from Microwave Journal, April 2011

Meeting the E-band Challenge – New Electronics, 14th December 2010

icon_pdf How to save money by using custom designed GaAs MMICs – Microwave Engineering Article, 23rd August 2010

icon_pdf The Design of E-band MMIC Amplifiers – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, April 2010

icon_pdf An 18 to 40GHz Double Balanced Mixer MMIC – Paper presented at the IET Seminar on RF and Microwave IC Design, 28th February 2008

icon_pdf MMICs for Broadband Receiver Applications – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, November 2007

icon_pdf MM-Wave Super Harmonic Injection Locked Frequency Dividers – Paper presented at the IET Seminar on MM-Wave Products and Technologies, 16th November 2006

icon_pdf The Design Of Single-Ended & Differential MMIC VCOs – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, November 2006

icon_pdf Low Loss, Low Cost, Discrete PIN diode based, Microwave SPDT and SP4T Switches – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, November 2005

icon_pdf MMIC Design for Wireless Broadband Access – Paper Presented at the 2004 Wireless Broadband Forum, November, 2004

icon_pdf Design Trade-offs for High Linearity PHEMT Switches – Paper presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, November 2004

icon_pdf A universal GaAs HBT PA with active bias circuitry, covering 4.9-6 GHz – Paper Presented at the 2004 European GaAs IC Conference, October, 2004

icon_pdf RF Filter Design Using Coupled Co-axial Resonators – Paper Presented at the RF and Microwave Society (ARMMS) Conference, April 19th and 20th, 2004

icon_pdf How to Design Low-Cost MM-Wave Equipment – Paper Presented at the “Second Broadband Wireless Forum” November 25th to 26th 2003 in Cambridge, UK

icon_pdf InGap HBT MMIC Development – Paper Presented at the RF and Microwave Society ARMMS Conference 2003, November 3rd to 4th in Corby, Northamptonshire, UK

icon_pdf An LTCC Based Differential Microwave DRO Module – Paper Presented at the IET seminar on “Microwave Thick Film Materials and Circuits” held on 9th October 2002

icon_pdf A 2-18GHz Receiver Front-End – Paper presented at “The 2002 European Microwave Conference”, September 2002

icon_pdf A Monolithic, 2-18GHz Upconverter – Paper presented at MTT-S, June 2002

icon_pdf A Monolithic, Dual Channel, DC to 20 GHz SPDT – Paper presented at the Wireless Design Conference 2002, London, May 2002

icon_pdf RF and Microwave Component in LTCC – Published at the 38th Annual IMAPS Nordic Conference held in September 2001

icon_pdf Low Loss Monolithic MM-Wave SP4Ts – Paper presented at the “Workshop on Design for Broadband Wireless Access” held in Cambridge on May 3rd 2001

icon_pdf A Monolithic, Dual Channel, 0.5 to 20GHz Limiter – Paper presented at the European Microwave Conference 2000

icon_pdf Waveguide Packaging – Proceedings of the IEE Colloquium on “Packaging and Interconnects at Microwave and MM-Wave Frequencies”, Monday 26th June, 2000

icon_pdf Synthesiser Design – Paper presented at the The IET Training Event – “How to Design RF Circuits”, 5th April 2000

icon_pdf Oscillator Design – Paper presented at the The IET Training Event – “How to Design RF Circuits”, 5th April 2000

icon_pdf RF Mixer Design – Paper presented at the The IET Training Event – “How to Design RF Circuits”, 5th April 2000

icon_pdf Manufacturing Practical 28GHz Multichip Modules – Published in “Microwaves & RF”, December 1999, pp78-86

icon_pdf MMIC Oscillator Design – Paper presented at the The IET Colloquium on “The Design of RFICs and MMICs” held at Savoy Place, London on Wednesday 24th November 1999

icon_pdf Low Power Techniques for Silicon RFICs – Paper presented at the “The IET Colloquium on The Design of RFICs and MMICs” held at Savoy Place, London on Wednesday 24th November 1999

icon_pdf The Design of Integrated Switches and Phase Shifters – Paper presented at the “The IET Colloquium on The Design of RFICs and MMICs” held at Savoy Place, London on Wednesday 24th November 1999

icon_pdf Low Cost Microstrip Filters and Mixers at 43GHz – Paper presented at the IEE Colloquium on “MM-Wave Circuits and Technology for Commercial Applications”, held at Savoy Place, London on 24th March 1999

icon_pdf A 40 – 45GHz Monolithic Gilbert Cell Mixer – Paper presented at the IET Colloquium on “MM-Wave Circuits and Technology for Commercial Applications”, held at Savoy Place, London on 24th March 1999

icon_pdf RF ICs for Commercial Wireless Applications – Paper presented at The IET Colloquium on Design of RFIC’s and MMIC’s, held on 6th of November 1997 at the IEE, Savoy Place, London