IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A low start up voltage charge pump for thermoelectric energy scavenging

2011 IEEE 20th International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE)

Author(s): Abdelaziz, S. ; Emira, A. ; Radwan, A.G. ; Mohieldin, A.N. ; Soliman, A.M.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2011
Conference Location: Gdansk, Poland, Poland
Conference Date: 27 June 2011
Page(s): 71 - 75
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-9312-8
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-9310-4
ISBN (Online): 978-1-4244-9311-1
ISSN (Paper): Pending
ISSN (Online): Pending
DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.2011.5984135
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In this paper, an ultra-low-voltage charge pump is presented. Two techniques are used to reduce required number of stages and improve power efficiency, namely clock boosting and Vt cancellation.... View More

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