Energy-efficient Wireless Front-end Concepts for Ultra Lower Power Radio

John R. Long, W Wu, Y Dong, Y Zhao, M.A.T. Sanduleanu, JFM Gerrits, G van Veenendaal

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Two ultra low power wireless concepts are described in this paper. A high data rate receiver demonstrator consisting of LNA, sub-harmonic I/Q mixer and transimpedance IF amplifiers realizes an energy consumption of 1.75 nJ/bit at 10Mbit/s in the 17GHz band. A high-band FM-UWB receiver demonstrator, which achieves a measured sensitivity of −84.3dBm at 100kbit/s while consuming just 6mW is also described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IEEE 2008 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-2018-6
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008
Event2008 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC 2008) - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 21 Sep 200824 Sep 2008


Conference2008 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC 2008)
Abbreviated titleCICC
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA

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