Design Services

We do AMS & RF & mm-Wave IC Design

We offer design services for AMS & RF & mm-Wave ICs, including related layout services.

Example of the Novelic 57–64-GHz FMCW transmitter with fully integrated frequency synthesizer developed in 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS technology for FMCW & Doppler radar sensors

Workflow AMS & RF & mm-Wave IC Design

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Work domain Tools
System Design MATLAB and Simulink, Keysight’s ADS Ptolemy, Verilog-AMS
AMS IC design Cadence’s Design Flow Tools
RF & MM-Wave IC design Keysight’s ADS, Cadence’s Spectre RF, Keysight’s
Momentum, ANSYS’s HFSS, Sonnet Suites
IC Verification Mentor’s Calibre, Cadence’s Assura Physical Verification,
Cadence’s PVS
Programming C/C++, Perl, Python, Cadence’s SKILL, Cadence’s Ocean

Technologies

  • CMOS, BiCMOS, Bipolar
  • TSMC, TowerJazz, IHP, XFAB, UMC, STM, AMS, Atmel, AMIS, TI, GF…
  • 28 nm – 0.35 μm

Project Examples AMS & RF & mm-Wave IC Design

RF & mm-wave IC

  • 77–81-GHz automotive radar sensor, with on-chip FMCW synthesizer based on fractional-N PLL
  • FMCW transmitter covering 57–64-GHz ISM band with output power of +8 dBm and up-to fully programmable chirp configurations
  • 60–GHz industrial radar sensor and nFSK transmitter with on-chip PLL and 7–GHz bandwidth
  • UWB ultra-low power transmitter (IEEE 802.15.4a)
  • UWB sensor design, 3–4 & 7–8 GHz
  • Watch based COSPAS/SARSAT beacon IC
  • UWB 3.1–10.6-GHz transceiver for professional application
  • 2.4–GHz SiGe high performance direct I/Q demodulator and modulator
  • Automotive radio RF IC design

AMS IC

  • Ultra-high sensitive 3D Hall sensor SoC (AMS ICs) for industrial applications
  • Heat sensor IC
  • Flow meter IC
  • ADC: 2nd & 3rd order SC Sigma-Delta; CT Sigma-Delta; ultra-high-speed GHz sampling in 28-nm CMOS
  • Integer-N and fractional-N PLLs: from 10 MHz to 81 GHz (with bandwith up to 11GHz)
  • Support blocks: bias, bandgaps, amps, buffers, LDOs …