Introduction.- Radar Fundamentals.- Silicon-Germanium Bipolar Technology.- Millimeter-Wave Receiver Concepts.- Differential 77-GHz High-Linearity Receiver Front-End.- Differential 77-GHz Current Re-Use Low-Noise Amplifier.- Millimeter-Wave Built-In Test Concepts.- Direct-Conversion Receiver Built-In Test Architecture.- Recursive 77-GHz Mixer Test Architecture.- Conclusion.
The book presents the analysis and design of integrated automotive radar receivers in Silicon-Germanium technology, for use in complex multi-channel radar transceiver front-ends in the 77GHz frequency band. The main emphasis of the work is the realization of high-linearity and low-power modular receiver channels as well as the investigation of millimeter-wave integrated test concepts for the receiver front-end.
Introduces readers to new modular concepts for future complex integrated silicon-germanium based 77GHz radar receiver front-ends
Provides in-depth analysis and thorough description of design methodology of novel architectures both at circuit design and system level
Describes solutions verified by measurement results from manufactured integrated circuits, both in automotive-certified and state-of-the-art research technologies from the leading manufacturer in the field