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Smart Receivers with Modular and Multifunctional Front-End Blocks: The Benefits of Using Programmable Modulators and Demodulators
2019 Edition, Volume 8, January 1, 2019 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

This article presents a technique to convert a standard TV receiver into an intelligent communication hub for smart home applications. The transformation of a standard TV receiver is achieved by introducing a modular front-end block,...

A 1.04 mm2, low-power front-end circuit of receiver in 0.18μm CMOS for IEEE 802.11a application
2014 Edition, November 1, 2014 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

An integrated CMOS front-end circuit of receiver according to the IEEE 802.11a standard is presented in this paper. The front-end circuit comprises low noise amplifier (LNA), active balun, voltage control oscillator (VCO), and source pumped mixer. The proposed...

Improving Receiver Close-In Blocker Tolerance by Baseband $G_m-C$ Notch Filtering
2019 Edition, Volume 66, March 1, 2019 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

This paper presents a receiver front end with improved blocker handling implemented in a 65-nm CMOS technology. Since close-in blockers are challenging to reject at RF, the receiver features a baseband (BB) notch filter, which effectively...

A Fully Passive RF Front End With 13-dB Gain Exploiting Implicit Capacitive Stacking in a Bottom-Plate N-Path Filter/Mixer
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

A low-power interferer-robust mixer-first receiver front end that uses a novel capacitive stacking technique in a bottom-plate N-path filter/mixer is proposed. Capacitive stacking is achieved by reading out the voltage from the bottom plate of N-path...

A 100Gb/s PAM-4 Receiver Analog Front-End
2019 Edition, November 1, 2019 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

This paper describes an inverter-based receiver analog front-end design using T-coil technique implemented in a 40nm CMOS process. The proposed T-coil can separate the capacitance of PAD and preamplifier itself, to achieve a total bandwidth enhancement...

A low power, high dynamic range LNA for filterless RF receiver front-ends in 90-nm CMOS
2010 Edition, December 1, 2010 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

A high dynamic range LNA for application in filterless RF receiver front-ends in 90-nm CMOS is presented. A capacitor cross-coupled common-gate LNA has been implemented. The LNA achieves a noise figure of 3.3 dB in the DCS band (1805 - 1880 MHz) and...

A 580-μW 2.4-GHz ZigBee Receiver Front End With Transformer Coupling Technique
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

This letter presents a 2.4-GHz sliding-IF ZigBee receiver front end for wireless sensor networks. The receiver targets extreme high energy efficiency by sharing its power between all RF blocks. It employs a 0-V supply passive gain booster and mixers combo...

I/Q Balance-Enhanced Wideband Receiver Front-End for 2G/3G/4G/5G NR Cellular Applications
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

In this paper, an in-phase (I) and quadrature-phase (Q) balance-enhanced wideband receiver RF front-end is proposed using a quadrature sampling passive mixer configuration, which can be applicable to 2G/3G/4G/5G new radio (NR) applications. Compensating mixer switches...

A MedRadio Receiver Front-End with Wide Energy-Quality Scalability Through Circuit And Architecture-Level Reconfigurations
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

In this paper, the design considerations for a widerange energy-quality (EQ) scalable RF wireless front-end is presented. A thorough design-space exploration for a MedRadio receiver highlights critical circuit and architecture-level tuning knobs that are...

An Ultra-Wideband CMOS Receiver Front-End
2007 Edition, October 1, 2007 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

A CMOS receiver front-end for ultra-wideband (UWB) wireless communications based on multi-band OFDM -Alliance (MBOA) / WiMedia standard proposal is presented. Employing a direct conversion architecture, the RF front-end chip integrates a...

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