CMOS Implementation of a TR-UWB Receiver

Konferenz: European Wireless 2008 - 14th European Wireless Conference
22.06.2008 - 25.06.2008 in Prague, Czech Republic

Tagungsband: European Wireless 2008

Seiten: 5Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Hirata-Flores, Francisco I.; Muller, Muriel; Ni, Yang; Gimene, Claude (Institut TELECOM/TELECOM&Management SudParis (ex INT), Département Electronique et Physique, 9 rue Charles Fourier, 91011 Evry, France)

Recently a new detection method for TR-UWB systems called Time Delayed Sampling and Correlation (TDSC) has been proposed. This new method overcomes the major difficulties in a traditional TR-UWB detection method based on a wide band delay line. TDSC is based on a time to space conversion realizable by an analog waveform sampler. In this paper a first prototype is presented designed using low cost CMOS 0.35 µm technology. Simulated results and layout of the first prototype are described.