MW / RF Systems

Cover Sistemi has a >10yrs experience of R&D in non-standard Radio-Frequency and Microwave systems

The activity of Cover Sistemi focuses on R&D activity in advanced fields of Microwave and Radio-frequency systems and sub-systems both on silicon and on PCB:

•    Design, fabrication and test of Ultra-wideband transceiver for radar application up to 10GHz
•    Design, fabrication and test of Ultra-wideband transceiver for low-power data transmission up to 10GHz
•    Design of RF/MW Silicon IPs in the technologies:
     o    CMOS, 0.35um, 0.18um, 90nm, 65nm, 45/40nm
     o    SiGe BiCMOS


Cover Sistemi has a strong experience in design of:
•    Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) for wideband and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) applications
•    Up and Down-conversion mixers for UWB applications
•    Pulse generators for high-resolution radars
•    Distributed planar filters for high-power (no tuning required) applications
•    Radio-frequency and Microwave amplifier
•    High-speed RF Switches
•    Low-jitter PLL/VCO frequency synthesizer
•    Directive planar antennas for UWB

Cover Sistemi has a deep knowledge of the following EDA tools

•    AWR Microwave Office
•    Cadence / SpectreRF
•    CST
•    Virtuoso Layout and Analog Environment
•    HSpice
•    Agilent ADS

Example of successful projects:
•    UWB LNA operating in the 1GHz-4GHz range
•    Digital High speed variable gain attenuator in the 1GHz to 3GHz range with regulation delay of 10ns
•    Highly reconfigurable UWB Receiver operating in the 3.5GHz-7GHz frequency range
o    IF Bandwidth up to 1GHz
o    Full chain 3dB NF
o    OIP3 of about 27dBm

Available to customers

•    Band-pass GSM/UMTS Filter: 78mm x 23mm. No tuning required, no external components