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60 GHz wavelet generator for impulse radio applications

Egard, Mikael; Arlelid, Mats; Lind, Erik; Caroff, Philippe; Astromskas, Gvidas; Borg, Mattias; Wernersson, Lars-Erik

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A wavelet generator producing 100 ps short pulses at 60 GHz is presented. The wavelet generator consists of a gated tunnel diode (GTD) integrated in parallel with an inductor. This forms a negative differential conductance (NDC) oscillator with the ability to switch the NDC property on and off, which makes it possible to generate short pulses. In the experiments described, the wavelet generator drives a 50 Ω load and delivers 206 mVpp when generating 97 ps short pulses at 60 GHz. It is...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorEgard, Mikael
dc.contributor.authorArlelid, Mats
dc.contributor.authorLind, Erik
dc.contributor.authorCaroff, Philippe
dc.contributor.authorAstromskas, Gvidas
dc.contributor.authorBorg, Mattias
dc.contributor.authorWernersson, Lars-Erik
dc.coverage.spatialRome
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T22:53:07Z
dc.date.createdSeptember 28-29 2009
dc.identifier.isbn9782874870132
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/81678
dc.description.abstractA wavelet generator producing 100 ps short pulses at 60 GHz is presented. The wavelet generator consists of a gated tunnel diode (GTD) integrated in parallel with an inductor. This forms a negative differential conductance (NDC) oscillator with the ability to switch the NDC property on and off, which makes it possible to generate short pulses. In the experiments described, the wavelet generator drives a 50 Ω load and delivers 206 mVpp when generating 97 ps short pulses at 60 GHz. It is demonstrated that it is possible to generate pulses of different length and phase. An explanation of the almost instantaneously startup and decay lapse of the oscillator, including generation of signals with opposite phase, is presented. This novel circuit may find use in ultra-wideband impulse radio communication.
dc.publisherIEEE
dc.relation.ispartofseries2nd European Wireless Technology Conference, EuWIT 2009
dc.sourceEuropean Microwave Week 2009: Science, Progress and Quality at Radiofrequencies, Conference Proceedings - 2nd European Wireless Technology Conference, EuWIT 2009
dc.subjectKeywords: Generator drive; Impulse radio applications; Negative differential conductance; Short pulse; Ultra wideband impulse radio; Impulse noise; Radio; Tunnel diodes; Ultra-wideband (UWB); Wireless telecommunication systems; Pulse generators
dc.title60 GHz wavelet generator for impulse radio applications
dc.typeConference paper
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2009
local.identifier.absfor100706 - Nanofabrication, Growth and Self Assembly
local.identifier.absfor020406 - Surfaces and Structural Properties of Condensed Matter
local.identifier.ariespublicationf5625xPUB9978
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationEgard, Mikael, Lund University
local.contributor.affiliationArlelid, Mats, Lund University
local.contributor.affiliationLind, Erik, Lund University
local.contributor.affiliationCaroff, Philippe, College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationAstromskas, Gvidas, Lund University
local.contributor.affiliationBorg, Mattias, Lund University
local.contributor.affiliationWernersson, Lars-Erik, Lund University
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage234
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage237
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T09:46:39Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-74349117263
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