Patent Number: 7,787,851

Title: Circuit arrangement with radio-frequency mixer, and receiver arrangement with the circuit arrangement

Abstract: The invention specifies a circuit arrangement with a radio-frequency mixer (4) in which a plurality of preamplifiers (1, 2, 3) in a receiver have a common output node (6). This node is connected to a common, broadband radio-frequency mixer (4) via common coupling capacitances (41, 42). Switching means (17, 18; 27, 28; 37, 38) can be used to connect and disconnect the preamplifiers (1 to 3), which can be associated with various frequency bands, independently of one another. The present principle can be applied in multiband receivers in mobile radio and allows integration using little chip area with good radio-frequency characteristics.

Inventors: Schmidt; Axel (Wunstorf, DE)

Assignee: Infineon Technologies AG

International Classification: H04B 1/06 (20060101); H04B 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018