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satish.1979
Post subject: MMIC Layout design guidance Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 2:08 am

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Joined: Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:03 am
Posts: 11
Location: India
I need some MMIC Layout design guidance. If any body has some material (including papers books website content) on it, Please let me know.


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Stephen
Post subject: Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 3:02 am

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Joined: Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:33 pm
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Location: Queen Creek, Arizona
satish,
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.

I would 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 Integrated Circuits".
http://www.amazon.com/Design-Radio-Freq ... F8&s=books

I own both of these books and find then extremely useful and well written.

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