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Solid-State Circuits Conference, 1994. ESSCIRC '94. Twentieth European

Date 20-22 Sept. 1994

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  • Twentieth European Solid-State Circuits Conference

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  • ICs for Digital Cellular Communication

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 1 - 10
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    Mobile cellular terminals built for new cellular communication systems rely heavily on advanced semiconductor parts. This paper gives an overview of the various implementations currently in use in commercial GSM products. It discusses the recently announced evolutions and offers conclusions on longer term perspectives both at ASIC and Terminal product standpoints. View full abstract»

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  • Advanced Diagnosis Techniques for sub-μm Integrated Circuits

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 11 - 17
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    Following existing trends in microelectronics increasing demands are put on the performance of chip-internal signal measurement techniques. As the tools for circuit design and simulation are improving steadily design errors on first silicon are becoming rare, however, they reflect more subtle circuit problems which call for highly accurate measurements. Beside the electron beam tester, which is a well established instrument for chip internal signal measurements on micrometer scale lines, recently other non-contact testing methods have been developed which offer improvements for specific aspects like measurement bandwidth, access to internal nodes and also spatial resolution. With regard to the analysis of future integrated circuits the performance and limitations of those advanced techniques are put into perspective. View full abstract»

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  • Status and Trends of SOI

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 18 - 27
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    The evolution of the SOI material, devices and circuit applications is reviewed over the last ten years and demontrates that SOI has now reached a level of maturity which renders it suitable for a number of applications. Low-power, high-temperature, high-performance analog and microwave capabilities of SOI are discussed into further detail. View full abstract»

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  • Minimizing Mixed-Signal Coupling and Interaction

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 28 - 37
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    This paper surveys techniques and strategies aimed at minimizing electro-magnetic coupling and interaction on mixed-signal IC's. Consideration is given to substrate coupling, power rail and i/o driver resonances, near field capacitive and inductive as well as package interaction and module level radiated emissions. View full abstract»

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  • Technical Fusion of Fuzzy Logic and Neuroscience - A Fuzzy Neuron Chip -

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 38 - 47
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  • Integrated Circuits in Magnetic Disk Drives

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 48 - 57
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  • Integrated IC's for Automotive Sensors

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 58 - 71
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    This paper shows developments and applications which are mainly driven by the economy, environmental compatitiblity, safety and convenience. It gives an overview on the physical principle, the design, and the technology of integrated sensors. Representing sensors for Automotive which means high volume, long term stability, high reliability aspects, severe environmental conditions. As examples of the big variety of possible sensors the report will show Hall effect-, Mass airflow- and micromachined Acceleration sensors. This paper also shows the potential future relationships between OEM, manufacturer and component supplier in such a way that each can contribute his particular know-how, his special ability to make the most of their cooperation. As a result to fulfill the today requirements of the automotive industry in terms of competitiveness and cycle time. View full abstract»

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  • Low-Power Strategies for High-Performance CMOS Circuits

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 72 - 83
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    Power dissipation has become one of the most critical CMOS design parameters. It will be shown that even under constraints on the supply voltage there are effective strategies for the reduction of power dissipation on the different levels of the CMOS design process. Enforcing localization, using redundant number representations and applying an optimal degree of pipelining will be demonstrated as the most attractive strategies. View full abstract»

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  • A Fully-Differential Class-AB Switched-Current Integrator for Filters and ΣΔ-Modulators

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 84 - 87
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    A class-AB switched-current integrator is designed with a 1.2 μm CMOS-process which uses a fully differential and complementary topology. With the designed integrator a fast fully-differential 6th order switched-current ladder filter with transmission zeros and a second order fully-differential switched-current ΣΔ-modulator is realized. The low-pass cut-off frequency of the filter is 1 MHz and it has a transmission zeros at approx. 1.5 MHz. Both designed circuits have a 15 MHz clock. Both chips include a differential voltage-to-current converter and the filter also has an output current-to-voltage converter. View full abstract»

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  • A Transistor Only Sigma-Delta A/D Converter for a CMOS Speech CODEC

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 88 - 91
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    This paper describes the design and measurement results of a 1-bit A/D converter based on a transistor only switched current (SI) second order sigma-delta modulator. The 1-bit A/D converter was simulated and processed in ES2 1.5 ¿m CMOS technology. The second order filter is based on class AB current-integrators. Measurement results on the first silicon show this circuit technique promissing for speech CODEC A/D conversion. View full abstract»

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  • Dithering of First-Order Sigma-Delta Modulators

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 92 - 95
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    A new dithering method to remove pattern-noise peaks in ¿¿ modulators is presented. In the new method, the digital decimation filter is matched to the dither which results in total elimination of the dither power. With respect to existing dithering techniques, the decrease in dynamic range inside the loop filter is negligible because little dither power is required (≪30% FS). Experiments with a transducer interface IC in a 3¿m BiCMOS technology prove good agreement with the theory. Adding only little hardware results in an improvement in the integral non-linearity from 13 bits to the 16 bits level. View full abstract»

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  • PLL-based Clock Generator for Double-Sampled SC Filters with sampling rate up to 160 MHz

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 96 - 99
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    This paper describes a clock generator for a double-sampled SC filtering system. The circuit is based on a fast charge-pump PLL system that multiplies by a factor of 8 an external reference clock signal and ensures also a high precision and stability of the output clock phase. The maximum sampling rate of 160MHz is guaranteed by two 80MHz non-overlapped clock signals. The PLL is a third-order system with a bandwidth of 100kHz and a lock-in time of 15¿s. The clock jitter is 500ps peak-to-peak. The total power consumption is 90mW at the maximum frequency rate and the total chip area is about 1mm2. View full abstract»

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  • A micropower switched capacitor implementation of the silicon cochlea

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 100 - 103
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    This paper presents the implementation in micropower technique of a switched capacitor (SC) silicon cochlea. Its main features are: very low power consumption, enhanced behaviour compared to previous realizations and a true integrability inside a real hearing prosthesis. The silicon cochlea is based on a cascade of 40 programmable SC second order low-pass filters and achieves a power consumption of less than 100 ¿W with a supply of 3V and a sampling frequency (Fs = 1/T) of 200 KHz. View full abstract»

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  • A -80dB THD, 4Vpp Switched Capacitor Filter for 1.5V Battery-Operated Systems

    Publication Year: 1994 , Page(s): 104 - 107
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    A fully-differential 5th order SC filter that operates from power supplies as low as 1.5V featuring a ¿80dB THD at 4Vpp output voltage is presented. A measured p-weighted noise of about 120¿Vrms leads to a dynamic range of 81.5dB. This circuit is used as reconstruction filter for a low voltage 14-bit DAC. The THD performance has been achieved thanks to a deep analysis of many distortion mechanisms and to the disclosure of a new distortion cause in sample data filters. The very low voltage operation has been possible by integrating a regulated voltage-multiplier on the same chip. The filter active area is 0.54mm2 in a 0.8¿ CMOS technology. Typical power consumption is 0.8mW at 1.5V supply. View full abstract»

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