Design of Wideband Millimeter-Wave Power Detectors to Enable Self-healing and Digital Correction Capabilities

  • David del Rio
  • Ainhoa Rezola
  • Juan F. Sevillano
  • Igone Velez
  • Roc Berenguer
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)


This chapter deals with integrated mmW power detectors. First, motivations for their use, figures of merit, and common implementations are reviewed. Then, a design example of an integrated mmW wideband detector is presented and validated with measurement results. It is integrated at the output of an E-band power amplifier and it can be used for built-in integrated self-test (BIST) purposes or as a first step towards an integrated self-healing system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David del Rio
    • 1
  • Ainhoa Rezola
    • 1
  • Juan F. Sevillano
    • 1
  • Igone Velez
    • 1
  • Roc Berenguer
    • 2
  1. 1.Ceit-IK4 Technology CenterDonostiaSpain
  2. 2.Tecnun-University of NavarraDonostiaSpain

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