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Author Ker, Ming-Dou ♦ Lin, Chun-Yu ♦ Meng, Guo-Xuan
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Waffle-structured Scr ♦ Esd Protection Design ♦ Esd-protected Pa ♦ Unprotected Pa ♦ Esd Stress ♦ Electrostatic Discharge ♦ Protection Device ♦ Effective On-chip Esd ♦ Cmos Rf ♦ Novel On-chip Esd Protection Strategy ♦ Cmos Uwb ♦ Rf Performance ♦ Power Amplifier
Abstract has been studied as an effective on-chip ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection device for CMOS RF (radio-frequency) circuits. In this work, a novel on-chip ESD protection strategy using the waffle-structured SCR is proposed and co-designed with a CMOS UWB (ultra-wideband) PA (power amplifier). Before ESD stress, the RF performances of the ESD-protected PA have been demonstrated to be as well as that of the unprotected PA. After ESD stress, the unprotected PA was seriously degraded, whereas the ESD-protected PA was keeping the performances well. I.
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Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study