Calibration method for direct conversion receiver front-ends

Advances in Radio Science. 2008;6:119-124

 

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Journal Title: Advances in Radio Science

ISSN: 1684-9965 (Print); 1684-9973 (Online)

Publisher: Copernicus Publications

Society/Institution: U.R.S.I. Landesausschuss in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V.

LCC Subject Category: Technology: Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)

Country of publisher: Germany

Language of fulltext: German, English

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AUTHORS

R. Müller
H.-J. Jentschel

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Time From Submission to Publication: 45 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Technology induced process tolerances in analog circuits cause device characteristics different from specification. For direct conversion receiver front-ends a system level calibration method is presented. The malfunctions of the devices are compensated by tuning dominant circuit parameters. Thereto optimization techniques are applied which use measurement values and special evaluation functions.