sine-weighted DAC

An 11-bit 8.6 GHz direct digital synthesizer MMIC with 10-bit segmented sine-weighted DAC

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Abstract—This paper presents a low power, ultrahigh-speed and high resolution SiGe DDS MMIC
with 11-bit phase and 10-bit amplitude resolutions. Using more than twenty thousand tran-
sistors, including an 11-bit pipeline accumulator, a 6-bit coarse sine-weighted DAC and