mm-Wave Rectifiers

  • Hao Gao
  • Marion Matters-Kammerer
  • Dusan Milosevic
  • Peter G. M. Baltus
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)


In the previous chapters, the analysis of the rectifier for wireless power transfer is presented. Issues of the rectifiers working at the mm-wave frequency are analyzed. In this chapter, based on the discussion of the mm-wave rectifier, solutions are provided to increase the rectifier efficiency, including the inductor-peaking method, local threshold voltage modulation, and increased isolation by output filtering. At the end of this chapter, the implementations and measurement results of mm-wave rectifiers in 65 nm CMOS technology are provided.


Wireless Power Transfer Local Threshold Voltage Agilent 34401A Digital Multimeter Input Voltage Swing Lossy Substrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hao Gao
    • 1
  • Marion Matters-Kammerer
    • 1
  • Dusan Milosevic
    • 1
  • Peter G. M. Baltus
    • 1
  1. 1.Eindhoven University of TechnologyEindhovenThe Netherlands

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