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A Non-coherent IR-UWB RF Transceiver for WBAN Applications in 0.18㎛ CMOS
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A Non-coherent IR-UWB RF Transceiver for WBAN Applications in 0.18㎛ CMOS
Park, Myung Chul; Chang, Won Il; Ha, Jong Ok; Eo, Yun Seong;
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In this paper, an Impulse Radio-Ultra Wide band RF Transceiver for WBAN applications is implemented in CMOS technology. The designed RF transceiver support 3-5GHz UWB low band and employs OOK(On-Off Keying) modulation. The receiver employs non-coherent energy detection architecture to reduce complexity and power consumption. For the rejection of the undesired interferers and improvement of the receiver sensitivity, RF active notch filter is integrated. The VCO based transmitter employs the switch mechanism. As adapt the switch mechanism, power consumption and VCO leakage can be reduced. Also, the spectrum mask is always same at each center frequency. The measured sensitivity of the receiver is -84.1 dBm at 3.5 GHz with 1.579 Mbps. The power consumption of the transmitter and receiver are 0.3nJ/bit and 41 mW respectively.
IR-UWB;WBAN;VCO;OOK modulation;RF active notch filter;
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