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Performance of the first-order anti-aliasing integration sampler used in software-defined radio (SDR) receivers is analyzed versus all practical nonidealities. The nonidealities that are considered in this paper are transconductor finite output resistance, switch resistance, nonzero rise and fall times of the sampling clock, charge injection, clock jitter, and noise. It is proved that the filter is quite robust to all of these nonidealities except for transconductor finite output resistance. Furthermore, linearity and noise performances are all limited to design of a low-noise and highly linear transconductor.
Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, IEEE Transactions on (Volume:55 , Issue: 10 )
Date of Publication: Nov. 2008