Design considerations for direct delta-sigma receivers

Jussi Ryynänen, Kimmo Koli, Kim Östman, Mikko Englund, Olli Viitala, Kari Stadius

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Modern CMOS technology development is driven by the needs of digital circuitry. Higher density, speed, and energy efficiency are obtained as minimum transistor sizes scale down with each new technology node. This trend also drives RF designs toward digital-type circuits that benefit from the scaling. All-digital phase-locked loops have been widely used in cellular synthesizers, and even more aggressive direct digital synthesis methods have been studied in academia. Likewise, transmitter demonstrations of power digital-to-analog converters (DACs) have pushed the boundary of digital signal processing to the power amplifier output node.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWireless Transceiver Circuits
Subtitle of host publicationSystem Perspectives and Design Aspects
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781482234367
ISBN (Print)9781138894006
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


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