A 0.33nJ/b IEEE802.15.6/proprietary-MICS/ISM-band transceiver with scalable data-rate from 11kb/s to 4.5Mb/s for medical applications

Maja Vidojkovic, Xiongchuan Huang, Xiaoyan Wang, C. Zhou, A. Ba, M. Lont, Y.-H. Liu, P.J.A. Harpe, M. Ding, B. Büsze, N.F. Kiyani, K. Kanda, S. Masui, K.J.P. Philips, H.W.H. Groot, de

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The introduction of the IEEE802.15.6 standard (15.6) for wireless-body-area networks signals the advent of new medical applications, where various wireless nodes in, on or around a human body monitor vital signs. Radio communication often dominates the power consumption in the nodes, thus low-power transceivers are desired. Most state-of-the-art low-power transceivers support only proprietary modes with OOK or FSK modulations, and have poor sensitivity or low data rate [1,2]. In this work, a 15.6-compliant transceiver with enhanced performance is proposed. First, the data-rate is extended to 4.5Mb/s to cover multi-channel EEG applications. Second, while a best-in-class energy efficiency of 0.33nJ/b is achieved in the high-speed mode, a dedicated low-power mode reduces the RX power further in low-data-rate operation. Third, a sensitivity 5 to 10dB better than the 15.6 specification is targeted to accommodate extra path loss due to shadowing effects from human bodies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) : digest of technical papers, 9-13 February 2014, San Francisco, USA
EditorsL.C. Fujino
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages170-171
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-0918-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event2014 61st IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2014) - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: 9 Feb 201413 Feb 2014
Conference number: 61

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Conference2014 61st IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2014)
Abbreviated titleISSCC 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period9/02/1413/02/14
Other“Silicon Systems Bridging the Cloud”

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Medical applications
Transceivers
Frequency shift keying
Radio communication
Electroencephalography
Energy efficiency
Electric power utilization
Modulation
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Vidojkovic, M., Huang, X., Wang, X., Zhou, C., Ba, A., Lont, M., ... Groot, de, H. W. H. (2014). A 0.33nJ/b IEEE802.15.6/proprietary-MICS/ISM-band transceiver with scalable data-rate from 11kb/s to 4.5Mb/s for medical applications. In L. C. Fujino (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) : digest of technical papers, 9-13 February 2014, San Francisco, USA (pp. 170-171). Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISSCC.2014.6757386
Vidojkovic, Maja ; Huang, Xiongchuan ; Wang, Xiaoyan ; Zhou, C. ; Ba, A. ; Lont, M. ; Liu, Y.-H. ; Harpe, P.J.A. ; Ding, M. ; Büsze, B. ; Kiyani, N.F. ; Kanda, K. ; Masui, S. ; Philips, K.J.P. ; Groot, de, H.W.H. / A 0.33nJ/b IEEE802.15.6/proprietary-MICS/ISM-band transceiver with scalable data-rate from 11kb/s to 4.5Mb/s for medical applications. Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) : digest of technical papers, 9-13 February 2014, San Francisco, USA. editor / L.C. Fujino. Piscataway : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2014. pp. 170-171
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Vidojkovic M, Huang X, Wang X, Zhou C, Ba A, Lont M et al. A 0.33nJ/b IEEE802.15.6/proprietary-MICS/ISM-band transceiver with scalable data-rate from 11kb/s to 4.5Mb/s for medical applications. In Fujino LC, editor, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) : digest of technical papers, 9-13 February 2014, San Francisco, USA. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 2014. p. 170-171 https://doi.org/10.1109/ISSCC.2014.6757386