Ku-Band MMIC LNA Design for Space Applications

Arican G. O., AKÇAM N., Yazgan E.

6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering (ICEEE), İstanbul, Turkey, 16 - 17 April 2019, pp.274-278 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/iceee2019.2019.00059
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.274-278
  • Keywords: Monolithic Microwace Integrated Circuit (MMIC), Low Noise Amplifier (LNA), m-HEMT, Noise Figure (NF), space application
  • TED University Affiliated: Yes


This paper is presents, a Ku-band MMIC Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) design for commercial satellite payload. In this paper, MMIC design topology and Electromagnetic (EM) simulation results are presented. A two stage MMIC LNA is design with a gain of 18.8dB, NF less than 0.9dB in the frequency bandwidth 14.5-14.75 GHz while the power consumption is 54mW. MMIC LNA is designed with 70nm GaAs OMMIC D007IH m-HEMT process technology. The chip size is 2.75x2.30mm(2).