From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Phase locked loops and confusion.
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Date: Sat, 23 Nov 2002 22:52:49 GMT
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On Sat, 23 Nov 2002 22:37:48 GMT,
Chuck Simmons ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: Phase locked loops and confusion.",
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote:
|> Try IBM 8HP SiGe BiCMOS, Ft~210 GHz ;-)
|No way. Too expensive. Nobody else in our game is doing it so we can't.
|It's that simple. You never want to be the high cost solution.
|I know about what a mask set for SiGe costs. That's really ugly NRE if
|there is any way at all around it. (I think I heard that SiGe runs to
|something like 40 masks. That's beyond ugly.)
I tend to play at the bleeding edge of technology ;-)
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