Design and Analysis of Transmit/Receive Switch in Triple-Well CMOS for MIMO Wireless Systems

This paper presents the design and analysis of an RF transmit/receive switch in CMOS for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) wireless systems. First, both full-range and abridged quad-Pole quad-Throw (4P4T) switch architectures for MIMO systems with four antenna elements are comparatively studied. The full-range 4P4T switch is selected for circuit implementation because of its more switching states and lower insertion loss. The series connection and body-floating techniques are then employed in the circuit design to achieve an acceptable performance.

Provided by: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Topic: Mobility Date Added: Dec 2011 Format: PDF

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