CMOS Implementation of a TR-UWB Receiver

Conference: European Wireless 2008 - 14th European Wireless Conference
06/22/2008 - 06/25/2008 at Prague, Czech Republic

Proceedings: European Wireless 2008

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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

Abstract:
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.