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Wireless Transceiver Circuits

System Perspectives and Design Aspects, 1st Edition

Edited by Woogeun Rhee

CRC Press

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Modern transceiver systems require diversified design aspects as various radio and sensor applications have emerged. Choosing the right architecture and understanding interference and linearity issues are important for multi-standard cellular transceivers and software-defined radios. A millimeter-wave complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor (CMOS) transceiver design for multi-Gb/s data transmission is another challenging area. Energy-efficient short-range radios for body area networks and sensor networks have recently received great attention. To meet different design requirements, gaining good system perspectives is important.

Wireless Transceiver Circuits: System Perspectives and Design Aspects offers an in-depth look at integrated circuit (IC) design for modern transceiver circuits and wireless systems. Ranging in scope from system perspectives to practical circuit design for emerging wireless applications, this cutting-edge book:

  • Provides system design considerations in modern transceiver design
  • Covers both systems and circuits for the millimeter-wave transceiver design
  • Introduces four energy-efficient short-range radios for biomedical and wireless connectivity applications
  • Emphasizes key building blocks in modern transceivers and transmitters, including frequency synthesizers and digital-intensive phase modulators

Featuring contributions from renowned international experts in industry and academia, Wireless Transceiver Circuits: System Perspectives and Design Aspects makes an ideal reference for engineers and researchers in the area of wireless systems and circuits.


"This book is great for academic professionals and researchers working in multiple areas of wireless transceivers, since the coverage is comprehensive."

—Chih-Ming Hung, MediaTek Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan

Table of Contents




System Design Perspectives

Analysis, Optimization, and Design of Transceivers with Passive Mixers; Ahmad Mirzaei and Hooman Darabi

Receiver IP2 Variability; Sven Mattisson

Mitigation of Performance Degradation in Radio Receiver Front Ends from Out-of-Band Interference; Ranjit Gharpurey

Interference Filtering with On-Chip Frequency-Translated Filters in Wireless Receivers; Hooman Darabi and Ahmad Mirzaei

Analog Signal Processing for Reconfigurable Receiver Front Ends; Bodhisatwa Sadhu and Ramesh Harjani

Design Considerations for Direct Delta-Sigma Receivers; Jussi Ryynänen, Kimmo Koli, Kim Östman, Mikko Englund, Olli Viitala, and Kari Stadius

Millimeter-Wave Transceivers

60 GHz CMOS Transceiver Chipset for Mobile Devices; Koji Takinami, Takayuki Tsukizawa, Naganori Shirakata, and Noriaki Saito

Ultrahigh-Speed Wireless Communication with Short-Millimeter-Wave CMOS Circuits; Minoru Fujishima

Photonics-Enabled Millimeter-Wave Wireless Systems; Jeffrey A. Nanzer, Timothy P. McKenna, and Thomas R. Clark, Jr.

CMOS Millimeter-Wave PA Design; Kai Kang, Dong Chen, and Kaizhe Guo

Millimeter-Wave Frequency Multiplier with Performance Enhancement; Chiennan Kuo

Biomedical and Short-Range Radios

CMOS UWB Transceivers for Short-Range Microwave Medical Imaging; Andrea Bevilacqua

Ultralow-Power RF Systems and Building Blocks; Mahdi Parvizi, Karim Allidina, and Mourad El-Gamal

Energy-Efficient High Data Rate Transmitter for Biomedical Applications; Chun-Huat Heng and Yuan Gao

Design and Implementation of Ultralow-Power ZigBee/WPAN Receiver; Zhicheng Lin, Pui-In Mak, and Rui P. Martins

Modulators and Synthesizers

All-Digital Phase-Locked Loops for Linear Wideband Phase Modulation; Salvatore Levantino, Giovanni Marzin, and Carlo Samori

Hybrid Phase Modulators with Enhanced Linearity; Ni Xu, Woogeun Rhee, and Zhihua Wang

Low-Noise PLL-Based Frequency Synthesizer; Youngwoo Jo, Dongmin Park, Pyoungwon Park, and SeongHwan Cho

Low-Phase Noise Quadrature Frequency Synthesizer for 60 GHz Radios; Wei Deng, Teerachot Siriburanon, Ahmed Musa, Kenichi Okada, and Akira Matsuzawa

Digitally Controlled Oscillators for Wireless Applications; Chih-Ming Hung


About the Editor

Woogeun Rhee holds a B.S. from Seoul National University, South Korea; M.S. from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA; and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. Previously, Dr. Rhee was with Conexant Systems, Newport Beach, California, USA, and the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, USA. In August 2006, he joined the Institute of Microelectronics at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He holds 19 U.S. patents, has edited numerous scientific journals, and is a member of the Technical Program Committee for the IEEE ISSCC and the IEEE A-SSCC.

About the Series

Devices, Circuits, and Systems

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications