Passive Integrated RF Filters

  • Nicolas J. Pulsford

Abstract

The practical application of RF integration in the front end of cellular telephones is discussed. The varying requirements of an integration technology are identified based on generic system architectures and examples of commercially available integrated components are given. A thin film passive integration technology on Si is presented and an integrated 1.3 GHz phase locked loop module is evaluated.

Keywords

Surface Acoustic Wave Integration Technology Passive Component Cellular Telephone Multichip Module 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicolas J. Pulsford
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  1. 1.Philips Research Laboratories Prof.EindhovenThe Netherlands

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