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New techniques for efficient flexible wireless transceivers in nanometer CMOS
Author(s): M. P. Flynn; D. T. Lin; M. Ghahramani; L. Li
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Paper Abstract

Nanometer CMOS processes have proven to be surprisingly effective for analog and RF design. New design techniques have greatly improved the efficiency of ADCs and RF interfaces and also enabled new flexibility. Moving to techniques that are more digital in nature allows fast and easy changes in architecture and performance. Furthermore, from the standpoint of energy efficiency there can be fundamental advantages to processing signals in the digital domain. This paper discusses digital dominant nanometer CMOS transmitter and receiver schemes that are the basis of flexible efficient wireless transceivers for the MAST platforms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 May 2011
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 8031, Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications III, 803114 (13 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.885123
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M. P. Flynn, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
D. T. Lin, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
M. Ghahramani, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
L. Li, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8031:
Micro- and Nanotechnology Sensors, Systems, and Applications III
Thomas George; M. Saif Islam; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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