THE USE OF TRANSFORMERS AND INDUCTIVE ELEMENTS INTEGRATED ACTIVE MIXER CIRCUITS
Original Publication Date: 2000-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Sep-24
Active transistor mixers have become very popular integrated circuit components due to the fact that they can provide conversion gain, operate with low LO drive levels, and provide excellent port-toport isolation. They are plagued by some problems, however, such as relatively high noise figure and mediocre linearity performance.