Patent Number: 8,442,452

Title: Integrated multimode radio transmitter and components thereof

Abstract: An integrated multi-mode radio transmitter includes a multiplexor and a shared front-end. The is operable to select an IF signal of a plurality of IF signals based upon a selection signal that is indicative of a particular operational mode of the one of the plurality of IF signals. The shared front-end is coupled to receive the selected IF signal, wherein the shared front-end converts the selected IF signal into a radio frequency (RF) signal that is modulated in accordance with the particular operational mode of the one of the plurality of IF stages.

Inventors: Darabi; Hooman (Laguna Niguel, CA), Ibrahim; Brima B. (Aliso Viejo, CA), Rofougaran; Ahmadreza (Reza) (Newport Coast, CA)

Assignee: Broadcom Corporation

International Classification: H04B 1/38 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00