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LO spur suppression effect on ultra wideband transceiver performance for QPSK modulation format

Harati, Parisa; Boes, Florian; Antes, Jochen; Tessmann, Axel; Kallfass, Ingmar

In this paper the influence of LO spurs on the transmission performance of an E-band analog front-end is presented and compared to theory. A novel measurement setup is introduced to generate LO signals containing spurs with adjustable spurious tone frequency and suppression level. In the presence of variable LO spurs, broadband QPSK signals with data rates of 1, 2 and 6 GBd are transmitted. The received signal quality is evaluated in terms of phase noise and error vector magnitude (EVM). The received signals show a EVM floor of -18, -17.5 and -12dB for data rates of 1, 2 and 6 GBd respectively. For all data rates, the error floor is reached at a spur suppression of around 40 dBc.

DOI: 10.1109/EuMIC.2015.7345116
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik (IHE)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-287487040-8
KITopen-ID: 1000054598
Erschienen in 10th European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference, EuMIC 2015, Paris
Verlag IEEE
Seiten 250-253
Schlagworte millimetre wave oscillators;phase noise;quadrature phase shift keying;radio transceivers;E-band analog front-end;EVM floor;LO signals;LO spur suppression effect;QPSK modulation format;broadband QPSK signals;error vector magnitude;phase noise;received signal quality;spurious tone frequency;ultrawideband transceiver performance;Frequency conversion;Measurement uncertainty;Noise measurement;Phase measurement;Phase noise;Phase shift keying;EVM;LO spurs;millimeter-wave communication;millimeter-wave monolithic integrated circuits (MMIC);phase error;phase noise
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