Lookup NU author(s): Ahmad Abdulfattah,
Dr Charalampos Tsimenidis,
Professor Alex Yakovlev
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of a conference proceedings (inc. abstract) that has been published in its final definitive form by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2016.
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Power dissipation is one of the challenges of body sensor nodes (BSNs) transceivers in which ultra low power consumption is essential for the sensor QoS. In this paper, m-sequence code generator designs for different code lengths are presented and analyzed to demonstrate their efficiency within the region of subthreshold voltage. The proposed m-sequence generators are investigated at a transistor level and their quality and reliability are verified using the auto-correlation and eye diagram characterizations. The maximum switching frequency is obtained at different supply voltages and the power consumption is measured at the maximum achieved frequencies. Simulation and results reveal the capability of our design schemes to work efficiently within the region of subthreshold voltage.
Author(s): Abdulfattah AN, Tsimenidis CC, Yakovlev A
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: 26th International Workshop on Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulation (PATMOS)
Year of Conference: 2016
Online publication date: 26/01/2017
Acceptance date: 21/09/2016
Date deposited: 24/02/2017
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
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