HEMT CCD Matched Filter for Spread Spectrum Communication

Takahiro SUGIYAMA   Eiji NISHIMORI   Satoru ONO   Kiyoshi KAWAGUCHI   Atsushi NAKAGAWA   

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E89-C   No.7   pp.959-964
Publication Date: 2006/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Heterostructure Microelectronics with TWHM2005)
Category: Millimeter-Wave Devices
Keyword: 
GaAs HEMT ,  CCD ,  matched filter ,  spread-spectrum communication ,  

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Summary: 
An HEMT CCD (charge-coupled-device) matched filter for spread-spectrum communication was developed. For higher data rates, it was fabricated using a two-phase CCD based on HEMT technology. It operates at 1.6 GHz, and its calculated data rate is 100 Mbps with a PN data length of 16 bits (PN data rate is 1.6 GHz). And it attains a charge transfer efficiency (CTE) of 0.975 at 2 GHz. The HEMT CCD matched filter dissipates 173 mW from a 10-Vp-p supply, and its chip size is 0.961.03 mm. It will thus be useful for optical communication and other high-data-rate applications utilizing spread-spectrum (SS) communication.