Thermal Noise Canceling in LNAs: A Review

Bram Nauta, Eric A.M. Klumperink, Frederico Bruccoleri

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    Most wide-band amplifiers suffer from a fundamental trade-off between noise figure NF and source impedance matching, which limits NF to values typically above 3dB. Recently, a feed-forward noise canceling technique has been proposed to break this trade-off. This paper reviews the principle of the technique and its key properties. Although the technique has been applied to wideband CMOS LNAs, it can just as well be implemented exploiting transconductance elements realized with other types of transistors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2004
    EventAsia-Pacific Microwave Conference, APMC 2004 - New Delhi, India
    Duration: 15 Dec 200418 Dec 2004


    ConferenceAsia-Pacific Microwave Conference, APMC 2004
    Abbreviated titleAPMC
    CityNew Delhi


    • METIS-219703
    • IR-67457
    • EWI-14487


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