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Simulation Environments

  • Simulation Tools
    • - Transceiver system simulation : Agilent ADS, Ansoft Serenade
    • - RF/microwave and high-speed circuit simulation : Cadence SpectreRF, Agilent ADS, Ansoft Serenade
    • - IC layout : Cadence DIVA, Assura
    • - EM simulation : Ansoft Spicelink for package modeling
    • - Device simulation : Silvaco process and device simulator
  • Computers
    • - More than 10 SUN workstations, including state-of-the-art servers
    • - Personal notebook or desktop (late-model) PCs for all the students

Technology Access

  • Accessible Technology for Design
    • - TSMC CMOS 0.13, 0.18, 0.25, 0.35 micron through MOSIS
    • - Anam Semi. CMOS 0.18, 0.25 micron
    • - Hyundai Semi. CMOS 0.25, 0.35 micron
    • - Samsung 0.5 micron BiCMOS, fmax 20 GHz
    • - RFsemi 0.5 micron Bipolar, fmax 40 GHz
    • - IBM SiGe BiCMOS through MOSIS, fmax 30 GHz
    • - ET, HBT, HEMT
    • - Etc.

Measurement Equipments

  • Main facility
    • - Our lab is equipped with a complete measurement system to do the RF engineering and high-speed digital circuits. Here are the main facilities.
    • 『 HP 8722ES』s-parameter network analyzer 50MHz ~ 40GHz
    • - This equipment can measure RF characteristics( especially S-param-eter) of device or element in the frequency range of 50MHz~40GHz.
    • 『 Agilent 83630B』signal generator 10MHz ~ 26.5GHz
    • - This is used to generate any wanted signal from low frequency to very high frequency.
    • 『 Agilent N4483A』noise parameter test set
    • - This equipment is used to measure noise characteristics together with next equipments.
    • 『 HP 8970B』noise figure meter
    • 『 Agilent 8971c』noise figure test set
    • - These equipments can measure noise figure of any circuit element or any circuit in the frequency range of 10 MHz ~ 26.5 GHz
    • 『 Agilent E4440A』spectrum analyzer 2Hz ~ 26.5 GHz
    • - This equipment can measure the frequency characteristics of any element or any circuit. Some of the main functions such as : SNR, Signal Distortion, and etc.
    • 『 HP 43521B』VCO/PLL signal analyzer 10MHz~ 3GHz
    • 『 Agilent 43521A』down converter unit
    • - These equipments can measure the phase noise of VCO or Synthesi-zer /PLL in the frequency range of10MHz~12.5GHz
    • 『 Elecs』semiconductor test and analyzer
    • - This equipment is able to measure DC characteristics of passive or active elements
    • 『 microwave probe station』
    • - This equipment is used to measure some characteristics of chip on wafer
    • 『 Wedge bonder machine』
    • - This equipment is a machine for bonding
  • Main facility
    • - Load-pull measurement system: 1.8 ~ 30 GHz
    • - Channel emulator, AWGN generator
    • - Sampling oscilloscope: ~ 50 GSPS
    • - Logic analyzer
    • - PCB processor, wire bonder
    • - die bonder. Etc.