VHF CMOS integrated active inductor

VHF CMOS integrated active inductor

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The implementation of an RF CMOS active inductor is described. The circuit is based on a recently proposed CMOS GIC. The inductor loss is reduced by applying gain enhancement techniques based on cascoding. The proposed new inductors exhibit lower loss, high self-resonance frequency and wider inductive region. An RLC bandpass filter response is realised to verify the performance of the simulated inductor.


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