Ghosal, Kaushik and Kannan, SA and Amrutur, Bharadwaj (2011) A power scalable receiver front-end at 2.4 GHz. In: 2011 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 15-18 May 2011, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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We propose a Low Noise Amplifier (LNA) architecture for power scalable receiver front end (FE) for Zigbee. The motivation for power scalable receiver is to enable minimum power operation while meeting the run-time performance needed. We use simple models to find empirical relations between the available signal and interference levels to come up with required Noise Figure (NF) and 3rd order Intermodulation Product (IIP3) numbers. The architecture has two independent digital knobs to control the NF and IIP3. Acceptable input match while using adaptation has been achieved by using an Active Inductor configuration for the source degeneration inductor of the LNA. The low IF receiver front end (LNA with I and Q mixers) was fabricated in 130nm RFCMOS process and tested.
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|Keywords:||LNA;Power Scalable;RF Receiver;Low Power;Zigbee;Active Inductor.|
|Department/Centre:||Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering|
|Date Deposited:||23 Dec 2011 07:32|
|Last Modified:||23 Dec 2011 07:32|
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