This paper presents the complete design of a CMOS continuous-time analog filter that uses a single MOS transistor source-follower circuit to synthesize a 2nd-order low-pass transfer function. The filter is thought to operate in a multichannel (x64 pixels) analog front-end for ultrasound signal processing and hence has to consume limited power consumption (due to the elevate channel count) and perform relatively low-noise, while guaranteeing a certain Dynamic Range for the following A-to-D conversion stage. For these reasons this paper exploits a novel circuital biquadratic cell topology where the basic building block is the source-follower stage that has undoubting advantages of low power consumption and noise while maintaining large inband linearity. The design concept has been validated by extensive simulation results of a biquadratic cell prototype. The final filter prototype synthesizes a 4th-order transfer function and features 10 MHz -3 dB bandwidth. Power consumption is 360 μW from a single 1.8 V supply voltage, simulated Dynamic-Range at -40dBc of Total-Harmonic-Distortion is 61.3 dB. In-band IIP3 is 18.35 dBm for 34 MHz input tones.

Vallicelli, E., Baschirotto, A., & De Matteis, M. (2019). 10 MHz -3 dB Bandwidth 360 μw power source-follower low-pass filter for multi-channel acoustic analog front-end in CMOS 0.18 μm. In 2019 26th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS 2019 (pp.142-145). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. [10.1109/ICECS46596.2019.8965018].

10 MHz -3 dB Bandwidth 360 μw power source-follower low-pass filter for multi-channel acoustic analog front-end in CMOS 0.18 μm

Vallicelli E. A.
;
Baschirotto A.
;
De Matteis M.
2019

Abstract

This paper presents the complete design of a CMOS continuous-time analog filter that uses a single MOS transistor source-follower circuit to synthesize a 2nd-order low-pass transfer function. The filter is thought to operate in a multichannel (x64 pixels) analog front-end for ultrasound signal processing and hence has to consume limited power consumption (due to the elevate channel count) and perform relatively low-noise, while guaranteeing a certain Dynamic Range for the following A-to-D conversion stage. For these reasons this paper exploits a novel circuital biquadratic cell topology where the basic building block is the source-follower stage that has undoubting advantages of low power consumption and noise while maintaining large inband linearity. The design concept has been validated by extensive simulation results of a biquadratic cell prototype. The final filter prototype synthesizes a 4th-order transfer function and features 10 MHz -3 dB bandwidth. Power consumption is 360 μW from a single 1.8 V supply voltage, simulated Dynamic-Range at -40dBc of Total-Harmonic-Distortion is 61.3 dB. In-band IIP3 is 18.35 dBm for 34 MHz input tones.
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Scientifica
Analogue Circuits; Analogue Integrated Circuits; Filters; Low-Noise; Low-Power;
Analogue Circuits; Analogue Integrated Circuits; Filters; Low-Noise; Low-Power
English
26th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS 2019
9781728109961
Vallicelli, E., Baschirotto, A., & De Matteis, M. (2019). 10 MHz -3 dB Bandwidth 360 μw power source-follower low-pass filter for multi-channel acoustic analog front-end in CMOS 0.18 μm. In 2019 26th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, ICECS 2019 (pp.142-145). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. [10.1109/ICECS46596.2019.8965018].
Vallicelli, E; Baschirotto, A; De Matteis, M
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