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PERFORMANCE TRENDS OF ON-CHIP SPIRAL INDUCTORS FOR RFICS

By S. J. Pan, W.-Y. Yin, and J. L.-W. Li

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Abstract:
Abstract-Performance trends varying with different geometrical parameters for on-chip spiral inductors: (a) with fixed inner-dimension, (b) with outer-dimension, and (c) variation in both inner- and outerdimensions are extensively investigated in this paper. The relationships for the inductance, Q-factor and self-resonance frequency (SRF) with various geometrical parameters, such as track width, track spacing, and turn numbers are examined on an extensive experiment basis. These performance trends can be a good guideline for practical inductor designs in RFICs.

Citation:
S. J. Pan, W.-Y. Yin, and J. L.-W. Li, "Performance Trends of on-Chip Spiral Inductors for Rfics," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 45, 123-151, 2004.
doi:10.2528/PIER03062303
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0306233

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