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RF Technology Enablers for Software-Defined Radios
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2006/12/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Software Defined Radio Technology and Its Applications)
cognitive radio, RF MEMS, radio transceiver, varactor,
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RF system and circuit approaches for cognitive radios, based on software defined radio technology, are discussed. The increasing use of digital techniques, combined with wideband data converters and tunable front-end technologies, will enable these systems to become cost effective in the coming years.