Design of RF-CMOS Integrated Circuits - by xuyuzhu


									Department of Electronic Engineering                                                                                    IEEE AP/MTT HK

                                         IEEE Distinguished Lecture on

                   Design of RF-CMOS Integrated Circuits
                                                      Prof Georg Boeck
        Technische Universitaet Berlin, Microwave Engineering Lab,

The continuous progress of silicon technology has enabled the emergence of digital mobile broadband communication systems for voice,
data and multimedia transmission with good quality of service. Data-rate and mobility trade-offs and different standards like 2G, 3G,
Bluetooth, WLAN, GPS and digital multimedia broadcasting are leading to multimode requirements and issues relating to coexistence and
inter-working of these different technologies must be solved. Single chip integration with digital part, high integration density and
excellent RF performance, low power consumption and low cost under mass production aspects are further requirements. First system-on-
chip (SoC) demonstrations show that today CMOS technologies seem to be able to fulfil all these requirements.

This lecture will review current RF-CMOS technologies, RF-architectures and re-configurability studies, and circuit and system design
aspects for mobile communication applications. It will consider special requirements on wafer processes like leakage and analogue and
RF capabilities and will look to the world of system-level design. In this context, power-levels, form-factors and cost are key requirements
for system-on-chip and system-in-package-solutions. Of course, new challenges for the future will be considered and explored, too.
Georg Boeck was born in Wertingen, Germany, in 1951. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering and the doctoral
degree from the Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany, in 1977 and 1984, respectively.

In 1984, he joined the Siemens Research Labs in Munich, Germany, where his research areas were fiber optics and GaAs electronics.

From 1988 to 1991, he was a Full Professor for electronic devices and circuits at the University of Applied Sciences Regensburg,
Regensburg, Germany.

Since 1991, he has been the chair of the Microwave Engineering Lab at the Technische Universitaet Berlin, Berlin, Germany. His main
areas of research are characterization, modeling and design of microwave semiconductor devices, MICs, and MMICs up to the 100 GHz
regime. His special interest during the last years has been the development of RF-CMOS integrated circuits up to the millimeter-wave

Prof. Boeck has authored or co-authored more than 140 technical papers and one book. He holds several patents. He serves at several
Technical Program Committees and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of RF-Engineering and Telecommunications. Prof.
Boeck is a Senior Member of the IEEE and Distinguished Microwave Lecturer 2006-2008 in the field of “Design of RF CMOS Integrated

                                                      Date : 18 October 2006 (Wednesday)
                                                      Time : 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
                                                      Venue : P4908, 4/Floor, Purple Zone, Academic
                                                              Building, City University of Hong Kong

                                                   ** ALL ARE WELCOME **

Enquiry: Prof K W Leung, Department of Electronic Engineering, CityU
          Tel: 2788 9382    Fax: 2788 7791      Email:

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