Characteristics of Interconnects on FR408 at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies

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Abstract

This work demonstrates the performance of transmission lines on FR408 for millimeter-wave applications. These lines can be used as interconnects to integrate a CMOS IC with an antenna fabricated on FR408 for an integrated low-cost system-in-package solution. Ansoft HFSS simulation results for 50 ohm microstrip and coplanar waveguide lines show a return loss of 20 dB and an insertion loss of 0.2 dB/mm and 0.5 dB/mm, respectively, at 100 GHz. Measured insertion loss up to 67 GHz indicates that CPW lines compare well with simulation while microstrip designs are frequency dependent given the type of measurement transition utilized.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCharacteristics of Interconnects on FR408 at Millimeter-Wave Frequencies
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2011

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