Design of Crossbar Mixer at 94 GHz


This paper presents the design and performance of a 94 GHz crossbar mixer using chip diodes in crossbar configuration. The mixer has been designed in suspended stripline configuration on 2 mil fused quartz substrate. Co-simulation between Agilent Advance Design System (ADS) and CST Microwave studio is used to simulate and optimize the mixer circuit. The conversion loss of this crossbar mixer with ~10 dBm of LO power over RF bandwidth (89 to 93.8 GHz) with LO frequency at 94 GHz has been measured. Measurement results show minimum conversion loss of the order of 8 dB and achieved LO to RF isolation was greater than 26 dB.

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Shah, S. and Gupta, G. (2015) Design of Crossbar Mixer at 94 GHz. Wireless Sensor Network, 7, 21-26. doi: 10.4236/wsn.2015.73003.

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