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1. ## Thread: How is the maximum inductor value in a technology process is determined

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### Closed: How is the maximum inductor value in a technology process is determined

Hi I came to know that the maximum value that can be achieved in a technology process is restricted. Could someone eloberate on this. How would I know what is the maximum inductor value that can be...
2. ## Thread: How to plot 1 dB compression point versus frequencies

by circuitking
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### Closed: How to plot Pout @1 dB compression point versus frequencies

Hi I want to plot 1 dB compression point versus frequenices. My goal is to plot Pout at 1 dB compression point Versus frequency. Is there any function in virtuoso calculator that picks the power @ 1...
3. ## Thread: How to increase high frequency output power

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: How to increase high frequency output power

For example in the below case
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4. ## Thread: How to increase high frequency output power

by circuitking
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### Closed: How to increase high frequency output power

Hi, I need suggestions, in general, on how to increase high frequency output power. I was using inductive peaking but I don't get the flat response in the frequency range
5. ## Thread: Stability of a circuit and its role in design steps

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Stability of a circuit and its role in design steps

Actually I realized that to do Harmonic balance simulation the circuit should be stable but for this I need to extra component to make it stable. But how to do I find the exact Output power of a gain...
6. ## Thread: How to reduce Harmonic Balance simulation time in Spectre

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: How to reduce Harmonic Balance simulation time in Spectre

I realized that it is because my circuit is unstable at the frequencies where I am doing loadpull.
7. ## Thread: Distributed amplifier : What is the purpose extra line at the drain

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### Closed: Distributed amplifier : What is the purpose extra line at the drain

Hi I was reading Broadband RF and Microwave amplifiers by Andrei Grebennikov, Narendra Kumar, Binboga S. Yarman and came across this figure.

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I know that the highlighted TL in blue is...
8. ## Thread: Effect of number of fingers and width of a transistor on Efficiency and power gain

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Effect of number of fingers and width of a transistor on Efficiency and power gai

Can you also say Effect of number of multipliers of a transistor on Efficiency and power gain

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Exporting Impedance data from Harmonic Balance after Loadpull analysis in cadence

I didn't write any script. I got that plot from "direct plot"

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### Closed: Re: Exporting Impedance data from Harmonic Balance after Loadpull analysis in cadence

I didn't exact answer to my question. In spectre, I performed loadpull by sweeping mag and angle in HB simulation. Now I want to save this data directly in terms of obtained impedances. Even If I...
11. ## Thread: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

True. I should think and imagine more.

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[found at: slideplayer. com/ slide /4173361 /13 /images /8 /Constant-k+section+for+Low-pass+filter+using+T-network.jpg]
12. ## Thread: How to measure the input reactance and output reactance of a MOSFET/gain stage

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: How to measure the input reactance and output reactance of a MOSFET/gain stage

Yeah sure.
I used this
1.CinfromY=(1 / (abs(imag((1 / ypm('sp 1 1)))) * 6.28 * xval(ypm('sp 1 1))))
2.Cin=(abs(imag(zm(1 ?result "sp"))) / (2 * 3.14 * xval(zm(1 ?result "sp"))))

There is a...
13. ## Thread: Is it possible to have same optimum load through out the frequency range

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Is it possible to have same optimum load through out the frequency range

Small correction. Is it really possible for MOSFET and what exactly should I do to have the same optimum impedance over very wide bandwidths? Because loadpull would give different optimum impedances...
14. ## Thread: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

So the correct equation for Lb in equation (2) is without /2
15. ## Thread: How can the Reactive part of Zopt absorbed into the drain line in a DA

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: How can the Reactive part of Zopt absorbed into the drain line in a DA

Is Copt value really in my hands? I am thinking that I would get it from loadpull.

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I want the output capacitance of the gain stage be absorbed into the artificial...
16. ## Thread: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

by circuitking
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### Closed: Why the inductor equation is different in this paper

Hi I was reading the paper "A high Linearity Tapered Distributed Amplifier for Ultra Wideband Application" and I saw the equation for inductance of the artificial line has division by 2. As per...
17. ## Thread: Design pi/2 artificial transmission line using lumped elements

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### Closed: Re: Design pi/2 artificial transmission line using lumped elements

I don't believe if you say that you don't know something. You are genius. I can make lossless line using lumped elements. Connect Inductor in series and Capacitor in shunt and repeat the combination...
18. ## Thread: How can the Reactive part of Zopt absorbed into the drain line in a DA

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### Closed: How can the Reactive part of Zopt absorbed into the drain line in a DA

Hi, I was reading the paper "OPTIMUM DESIGN OF DISTRIBUTED POWER-FET AMPLIFIERS. APPLICATION TO A 2 - 18 GHz MMIC MODULE EXHIBITING IMPROVED POWER PERFORMANCES " and came across this
The output...
19. ## Thread: Is it possible to have same optimum load through out the frequency range

by circuitking
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### Closed: Is it possible to have same optimum load through out the frequency range

Hi, I was reading the paper "OPTIMUM DESIGN OF DISTRIBUTED POWER-FET AMPLIFIERS. APPLICATION TO A 2 - 18 GHz MMIC MODULE EXHIBITING IMPROVED POWER PERFORMANCES " and came across this
"As confirmed...
20. ## Thread: Design pi/2 artificial transmission line using lumped elements

by circuitking
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### Closed: Design pi/2 artificial transmission line using lumped elements

Hi, I was reading the paper "Design Methodology for distributed Power Amplifier in Software -Defined Radio Applications" and came across
"Once the characteristic impedances values are fixed, design...
21. ## Thread: How to measure the input reactance and output reactance of a MOSFET/gain stage

by circuitking
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### Closed: How to measure the input reactance and output reactance of a MOSFET/gain stage

Hi, I found relative answers to the question but I want a little clarity.
22. ## Thread: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

Nice Explanation.

I never connected C_CAS in any of my cascode topologies till now. In Conclusion for stack configuration, I should make sure C_ST is of the same order as C_GS.
23. ## Thread: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

What do you mean by gate grounded exactly?
Do you mean we can give input to the second gate also? But it doesn't show like that in the figure.

Can I also say cascode configuration is also a...
24. ## Thread: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

by circuitking
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### Closed: What's the difference between stacked and cascode configurations?

Hi This question already being answered here but I want some clarifications....
25. ## Thread: Why S22 curve is like this

by circuitking
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### Closed: Re: Why S22 curve is like this

Yes it is, but If I have to keep degenerative inductor it needs to a huge value. I tried with small inductance values but still it is unstable.
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