Chip technology

Fraunhofer FHR designs high frequency radar-on-chip systems on the basis of low-cost silicon-germanium technology.

Chip technology

Thanks to its competence in the area of silicon-germanium chip development, Fraunhofer FHR can develop cost-effective, tailor-made and highly integrated single-chip radar systems for its customers. Frequencies of up to 240 GHz can be realized with these individual radar-on-chip solutions. 

  • Individual in-house chip development in cooperation with external manufacturers
  • Prober measurement techniques for network analysis and performance measurement up to 500 GHz as well as spectral analysis up to 325 GHz
  • Laser cutter for subsequent modification of SiGe circuits using aluminium fuses
  • Various wire bonding technologies
  • Chip mounting technique with placing accuracy greater than 5 µm