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Ultra-wideband transmitter design based on a new transmitted reference pulse cluster

Huo, Yiming; Dong, Xiaodai and Lu, Ping LU (2017) In ICT Express 3(3). p.142-147
Abstract

This study presents an energy efficient ultra-wideband (UWB) transmitter based on the novel transmitted reference pulse cluster (TRPC) modulation scheme. The TRPC-UWB transmitter integrates wideband active baluns, a wideband IQ modulator based on up-conversion mixers, and a differential-to-single-ended converter. The integrated circuits of the TRPC-UWB front end are designed and implemented in a low-cost 130-nm CMOS process. The measured worst-case carrier leakage suppression is 22.4 dBc, whereas the single sideband suppression is greater than 31.6 dBc, operating at a frequency from 3.1 to 8.2 GHz. With an adjustable data rate of 10 to 300 Mbps, the transmitter achieves good energy efficiency of 38.4 pJ/pulse and a maximum current... (More)

This study presents an energy efficient ultra-wideband (UWB) transmitter based on the novel transmitted reference pulse cluster (TRPC) modulation scheme. The TRPC-UWB transmitter integrates wideband active baluns, a wideband IQ modulator based on up-conversion mixers, and a differential-to-single-ended converter. The integrated circuits of the TRPC-UWB front end are designed and implemented in a low-cost 130-nm CMOS process. The measured worst-case carrier leakage suppression is 22.4 dBc, whereas the single sideband suppression is greater than 31.6 dBc, operating at a frequency from 3.1 to 8.2 GHz. With an adjustable data rate of 10 to 300 Mbps, the transmitter achieves good energy efficiency of 38.4 pJ/pulse and a maximum current consumption of 24.5 mA from a 1.2-V power supply.

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CMOS, IQ modulator, Transmitted reference pulse cluster, Ultra-wideband (UWB)
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ICT Express
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Springer Open
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2191-0855
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10.1016/j.icte.2017.07.001
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  author       = {Huo, Yiming and Dong, Xiaodai and Lu, Ping},
  issn         = {2191-0855},
  keyword      = {CMOS,IQ modulator,Transmitted reference pulse cluster,Ultra-wideband (UWB)},
  language     = {eng},
  month        = {09},
  number       = {3},
  pages        = {142--147},
  publisher    = {Springer Open},
  series       = {ICT Express},
  title        = {Ultra-wideband transmitter design based on a new transmitted reference pulse cluster},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.icte.2017.07.001},
  volume       = {3},
  year         = {2017},
}