JOURNAL BROWSE
Search
Advanced SearchSearch Tips
Wideband VHF and UHF RF Front-End Receiver for DVB-H Application
facebook(new window)  Pirnt(new window) E-mail(new window) Excel Download
 Title & Authors
Wideband VHF and UHF RF Front-End Receiver for DVB-H Application
Park, Joon-Hong; Kim, Sun-Youl; Ho, Min-Hye; Baek, Dong-Hyun;
  PDF(new window)
 Abstract
This paper presents a wideband and low-noise direct conversion front-end receiver supporting VHF and UHFbands simultaneously. The receiver iscomposed of a low-noise amplifier (LNA), a down conversion quadrature mixer, and a frequency divider by 2. The cascode configuration with the resistor feedback is exploited in the LNA to achieve a wide operating bandwidth. Four gainstep modesare employed using a switched resistor bank and a capacitor bank in the signal path to cope with wide dynamic input power range. The verticalbipolar junction transistors are used as the switching elements in the mixer to reduce 1/f noise corner frequency. The proposed front-end receiver fabricated in 0.18 CMOS technology shows very low minimum noise figureof 1.8 dB and third order input intercept pointof -12dBm inthe high-gain mode of 26.5 dBmeasured at 500 MHz.The proposed receiverconsumeslow current of 20 mA from a 1.8 V power supply.
 Keywords
CMOS;Wideband;Multistep gain;LNA;Mixer;
 Language
English
 Cited by
 References
1.
Jaewook Shin, Jongsik Kim, Seungsoo Kim, and Hyunchol Shin, "A Delta-Sigma Fractional-N Frequency Synthesizerfor Quad-Band Multi-Standard Mobile Broadcasting Tuners in $0.18-{\mu}m$ CMOS," J. Semi. Tech. Scien.,vol.7, no.4,Dec. 2007.

2.
Young-jin Kim, Jae-wan Kim,Parkhomenko, V.N, Donghyun Baek, Jae-heon Lee,Eun-yung Sung,Iiku Nam, andByeong-ha Park, "A Multi-Band Multi-Mode CMOS DirectConversion DVB-H Tuner,"ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, pp. 2504 - 2513,2006.

3.
I. Vassiliou, K. Vavelidis, S. Bouras, S. Kavadias, Y. Kokolakis, G. Kamoulakos, A. Kyranas, C. Kapnistis, N. Haralabidis, "A 0.18 ${\mu}m$ CMOS Dual-Band Direct-Conversion DVB-H Receiver," ISSCC Dig. Tech. Papers, pp. 2494 -2503, 2006.

4.
Michael Womac, Armin Deiss, Tom Davis, Ron Spencer, BuddhikaAbesingha, and Philip Hisayasu, "Dual-band Single-Ended-Input Direct-Conversion DVB-H Receiver," ISSCC Dig. Tech Papers, pp. 2514-2523, 2006.

5.
P. Antoine, P. Bauser, H. Beaulaton, M. Buchholz, D. Carey, T. Cassagnes, T. Chan, S. Colomines, F. Hurley, D. Jobling, N. Kerney, A. Merphy, J.Rock, D. Salle, and C. Tu, "A direct conversion receiver for DVB-H," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits., vol 40, pp. 2536-2546, Dec. 2005. crossref(new window)

6.
Min Cheol Ha, Young Jin Park, and Yun SeongEo, "A 3-5 GHz Non-Coherent IR-UWB Receiver," J. Semi. Tech. Scien.,vol.8, no.4,Dec, 2008

7.
J. Lerdworatawee, and W. Namgoong "Wideband CMOS cascode low noise amplifier design based on source degeneration topology," IEEE Trans. Circuit and Systems, vol 52, pp. 2327-2334, 2005. crossref(new window)

8.
I. Nam, Y. Kim, K. Lee, "Low 1/f noise and dc offset RF mixer for direct conversion receiver using parasitic vertical npn bipolar transistor in deep n-well CMOS technology," IEEE VLSI Symp., 2003. crossref(new window)

9.
I.Vassiliou, K.Vavelidis, N.Haralabidis,A.Kyranas, Y.Kokolakis, S.Bouras, G.Kamoulakos,C.Kapnistis, S.Kavadias, N.Kanakaris,E.Metaxakis, C.Kokozidis, and H.Peyravi"A 1.2 V 114 mW Dual-Band Direct-ConversionDVB-H Tuner in 0.13 ${\mu}m$ CMOS," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits,, vol. 44, no. 3, Mar. 2009. crossref(new window)

10.
J. Kim, S. Lee, S. Kim, J. Ha, J. Min, Y.Eo, and H. Shin, "A 54-862 MHz CMOS Direct Conversion Transceiver for IEEE 802.22 Cognitive Radio Applications," IEEE CICC 2009Dig. Tech, pp. 255-258. crossref(new window)

11.
S. Kang, H. Kim, J. Choi, J. Chang, J.Bae, W.Choo and B. Park, "A Triband 65 nm CMOS Tuner for ATSC Mobile DTV SoC," IEEE RFICSymp., pp. 185-188, 2010. crossref(new window)

12.
S.Lerstaveesin, M. Gupta, D. Kang, and B. Song, "A 48-860 MHz CMOS Low-IF Direct-ConversionDTV Tuner," IEEE Solid-State Circuits,vol. 43, no. 9, Sept. 2008. crossref(new window)