The Design of Low Noise Amplifiers in Nanometer Technology for WiMAX Applications
In this paper, the design of two low noise amplifiers proposed for WiMAX applications is presented. The two low noise amplifier topologies implemented are: cascoded common source amplifier, Shunt feedback amplifier. The amplifiers are implemented in a standard 180nm CMOS process and are operated with a 1-V supply voltage and 5.9GHz frequency; the cascoded LNA achieved the best performance with a simulated gain of 15.7dB and noise figure of 1.85dB. The Low noise amplifier has been simulated using cadence specter.