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A 0.45V continuous time-domain filter using asynchronous oscillator structures

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Title: A 0.45V continuous time-domain filter using asynchronous oscillator structures
Authors: Leene, L
Constandinou, TG
Item Type: Conference Paper
Abstract: This paper presents a novel oscillator based filter structure for processing time-domain signals with linear dynamics that extensively uses digital logic by construction. Such a mixed signal topology is a key component for allowing efficient processing of asynchronous time encoded signals that does not necessitate external clocking. A miniaturized primitive is introduced as analogue time-domain memory that can be modelled, synthesized, and incorporated in closed loop mixed signal accelerators to realize more complex linear or non-linear computational systems. This is contextualized by demonstrating a compact low power filter operating at 0.45 V in 65 nm CMOS. Simulation results are presented showing an excess of 50 dB dynamic range with a FOM of 7fJ/pole which promises an order of magnitude improvement on state-of-the-art filters in nanometre CMOS.
Issue Date: 6-Feb-2017
Date of Acceptance: 30-Sep-2016
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/44154
DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICECS.2016.7841129
Publisher: IEEE
Start Page: 49
End Page: 52
Journal / Book Title: Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2016 IEEE International Conference on
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Sponsor/Funder: Engineering & Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC)
Engineering & Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC)
Funder's Grant Number: EP/K015060/1
Conference Name: IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS)
Publication Status: Published
Start Date: 2016-12-11
Finish Date: 2016-12-14
Conference Place: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Appears in Collections:Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Faculty of Engineering