Low Noise Amplifier Design for Digital Television Applications
Anastasios Tsaraklimanis, Evangelia Karagianni
DOI: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.37047   PDF    HTML     6,653 Downloads   12,891 Views   Citations


The DVB-T (Digital Video Broadcasting—Terrestrial) standard is being deployed in many parts of the world for digital broadcasting services, providing a variety of features extending the capabilities of the older analog ones. In this paper, a two-stage low noise amplifier (LNA) is designed for use with the DVB-T standard. The design is employed based on microstrip. The microwave design meets all the specifications required, achieving input and output return loss below ?10 dB, high gain of 35 dB and high linearity. Low noise figure of 1.3 dB is achieved with the use of pHEMT transistor technology.

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A. Tsaraklimanis and E. Karagianni, "Low Noise Amplifier Design for Digital Television Applications," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 7, 2011, pp. 291-296. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.37047.

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