A 260- μ W down-conversion demodulator for MICS-band receiver

Chia Hung Chang, Cihun Siyong Alex Gong, Jian Chiun Liou, Yu Lin Tsou, Feng Lin Shiu, Hwann Kaeo Chiou, Po Hsun Tu

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This paper showcases a low-power demodulator for medical implant communication services (MICS) applications. Complementary shunt resistive feedback, current reuse configuration, and sub-threshold LO driving techniques are proposed to achieve ultra-low power consumption. The chip has been implemented in standard CMOS process and consumes only 260-μW.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1750027
JournalJournal of Circuits, Systems and Computers
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2017


  • Demodulator
  • Implantable
  • Low power
  • MICS
  • Sensors network


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