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Macrocell Radio Unit

Description

Maxim offers a complete line of complementary high-performance RF and data converter products that have been tailored specifically for cellular base stations. Our high-linearity signal-chain components blend the best of SiGe and CMOS processes to deliver uncompromised performance with exceptional levels of block integration. See how Maxim ICs can drive your future transceiver and power amplifier designs—from RF to bits and back again.

The block diagrams provided in this solution highlight functions that can be implemented with integrated circuits from Maxim.

Macrocell Radio Unit


Antenna Tilt AISG Radio Power Linear Low Noise, High PSRR Baseband Power Switching POL, SEQ, TEL Isolated Power VIN = -48V Radio Receiver 2X MIMO Bias Control Bias Control Radio Transmit 2X MIMO Radio Tx Observation Precision Monitor/Control Thermal Management Signal Integrity Fiber Optic CPRI/OBSAI

 

 

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Radio Receiver


High-IF Sampling Rx

Single and Dual Mixers Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters Power Management IF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) RF Power Detectors Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Buffers High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution IF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Buffers High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) RF Power Detectors Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs)

 

Direct Downconversion (Zero-IF/Complex-IF) Rx

Zero-IF/Complex-IF I/Q Demodulators Power Management Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution Single, Dual and Quad High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)

 

 

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Radio Transmitter


IF Injection Single Upconversion Tx

High-Speed Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution IF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) RF Power Detectors Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Mixers Featuring Integrated LO Buffer and Frequency-Hopping Switch RF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) RF Power Detectors Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Dual RF Power Detector Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters Power Management

 

Direct Upconversion (Zero-IF/Complex-IF) Tx

Single, Dual and Quad High-Speed Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Local Oscillator (LO) Buffers/Splitters High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution Power Management Zero-IF/Complex-IF I/Q Modulators Multi-Carrier WCDMA/LTE/GSM – Specific Solution Single-Carrier GSM – Specific Solution RF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) RF Power Detectors Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Dual RF Power Detector

 

 

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Radio Observation


Digital Predistortion PA Linearization

RF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) RF Analog Predistorters Power Amplifier (PA) Bias Controllers Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) RF Power Detectors Dual RF Power Detector RF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) High-Linearity Down-Converting Mixers IF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) Power Management RF Power Detectors Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Buffers High-Speed Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs)

 

Feed-forward PA Linearization

Power Amplifier (PA) Bias Controllers RF Variable Gain Amplifiers (VGAs) Vector Multipliers RF Analog Predistorters Precision Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs) Precision Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs) RF Power Detectors Dual RF Power Detector Power Amplifier (PA) Bias Controllers RF Analog Predistorters Vector Multipliers Power Management

 

 

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High-Speed Clock Generation, Synchronization and Distribution


System Clocks Loopback

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