A 0.45pJ/conv-step 1.2Gs/s 6b full-Nyquist non-calibrated flash ADC in 45nm CMOS and its scaling behavior
Veldhorst, Paul and Goksun, George and Buter, Berry and Vertregt, Maarten and Annema, Anne-Johan and Nauta, Bram (2009) A 0.45pJ/conv-step 1.2Gs/s 6b full-Nyquist non-calibrated flash ADC in 45nm CMOS and its scaling behavior. In: ESSCIRC 2009, 14-18 Sept 2009, Greece, Athene.
|Abstract:||A 6-bit 1.2 Gs/s non-calibrated flash ADC in a standard 45nm CMOS process, that achieves 0.45pJ/conv-step at full Nyquist bandwidth, is presented. Power efficient operation is achieved by a full optimization of amplifier blocks, and by innovations in the comparator and encoding stage. The performance of a non-calibrated flash ADC is directly related to device properties;
a scaling analysis of our ADC in and across CMOS technologies gives insight into the excellent usability of 45nm technology for AD converter design.
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Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS)
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