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Post subject: What is RFIC Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 4:49 pm
Im an RF Engineer mostly experienced in board design and RF system.
soon. i will have an interview for a RFIC Engineer.
Can anyone explain what is RFIC ?(other then abbreviation...)
What do you think i need to learn for that interview ?
Post subject: Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:42 pm
Joined: Tue Aug 16, 2005 9:18 am
RFIC --> RF design using integrated circuit (IC) technologies.
Thus, I would think you should know something about the process technology you will be designing in (CMOS, SiGeCMOS, GaAs) and its associated advantages/disadvantages. Also, one should probably study up on realizing distributed components in ICs. By this I mean how to realize such things as a Wilkinson power divider using integrated lumped elements and spiral inductors using active devices.
Post subject: Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2006 10:52 am
If you have an interview to be an RFIC designger and do not even know what the acronym means then you are in trouble.
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