Package Design at mm-Wave Frequencies for Radar Transceivers: Challenges and Opportunities

The demand for automotive radars has resulted in the need for high performance transceivers in the 76–77GHz frequency band. Choice of package technology and design is key to meeting stringent specifications and reliability standards of the automotive world. This talk will explore the design of mm-wave packaging for transceivers, including those that integrate antennas. Key challenges from the perspective of high volume manufacturing and reliability will be addressed as well. Finally, the talk will conclude with a view of challenges and opportunities beyond 100GHz.