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Post subject: MMIC Layout design guidance Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:08 am
Joined: Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:03 am
I need some MMIC Layout design guidance.
If any body has some material (including papers books website content) on it, Please let me know.
Post subject: Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:02 am
Joined: Wed Jun 21, 2006
Location: Queen Creek, Arizona
I do not know of any single or general
sources of good literature on MMIC layout. however, I do know that many of the best technqiues begin with analog
layout principle, and then move on to RF layout by straight forward approaches and 3d modeling.
recommend "The Art of Analog layout" by Alan Hastings.
http://www.amazon.com/Art-Analog-Layout ... F8&s=books
That is a good place to start for understanding the nuances of layout with regard to sensitive IC circuits.
From there, I would recommend RF cmos design books like Tom Lee's "The design of CMOS Radio Frequency
http://www.amazon.com/Design-Radio-Freq ... F8&s=books
I own both of these books
and find then extremely useful and well written.
CMOS RF and Analog ESD Specialist!