Amplifiers Exploiting Thermal Noise Canceling: A Review

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Klumperink, Eric A.M.; Bruccoleri, F.; Stroet, P.M.; Stroet, Peter; Nauta, Bram;
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  • Subject: METIS-218832 | EWI-14486 | IR-67456

Wide-band LNAs suffer from a fundamental trade-off between noise figure NF and source impedance matching, which limits NF to values typically above 3dB. Recently, a feed-forward noise canceling technique has been proposed to break this trade-off. This paper reviews the ... View more
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