Document Type



This paper presents the design of a second-order single-bit analog-to-digital continuous-time delta-sigma modulator that can be used in wireless CDMA receivers. The continuous-time delta-sigma modulator samples at 2 GHz, consumes 18 mW at 1.8 V and has a 79-dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) over a 1.23-MHz bandwidth. The continuous-time delta-sigma modulator was fabricated in a 0.18- m 1-poly 6-metal, CMOS technology and has an active area of approximately 0.892 mm2 . The delta-sigma modulator's critical performance specifications are derived from the CDMA receiver specifications.


© 2004 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.

UNLV article access

Search your library