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  • Novel charge pump converter with Tunnel FET devices for ultra-low power energy harvesting sources 

    Nunes Cavalheiro, David Manuel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Valtchev, Stanimir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Compared to conventional technologies, the superior electrical characteristics of III-V Tunnel FET (TFET) devices can highly improve the process of energy harvesting conversion at ultra-low input voltage operation ...
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    Nunes Cavalheiro, David Manuel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The lack of high power conversion efficiency in RF passive rectifier circuits at sub-µW power levels with current MOSFET technologies is directly related with the difficulty of the transistors in conducting the required ...
  • Pespectives of TFET devices in ultra-low power charge pumps for thermo-electric energy sources 

    Nunes Cavalheiro, David Manuel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Valtchev, Stanimir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
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    The superior electrical characteristics of the heterojunction III-V Tunnel FET (TFET) devices can outperform current technologies in the process of energy harvesting conversion at ultra-low power supply voltage operation ...
  • Novel UHF passive rectifier with tunnel FET devices 

    Nunes Cavalheiro, David Manuel; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja; Valtchev, Stanimir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The increase of the losses in UHF passive rectifiers with Tunnel FET devices at large RF AC amplitudes are mainly due to the high reverse current inherent of this technology when subjected to high reverse bias conditions. ...
  • A self-calibrating closed loop circuit for configurable constant voltage thermal anemometers 

    Gorreta Mariné, Sergio; Barajas Ojeda, Enrique; Kowalski, Lukasz; Atienza García, María Teresa; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Jimenez Serres, Vicente (Institution of Electrical Engineers, 2015-09-17)
    Article
    Open Access
  • On-chip thermal testing using MOSFETs in weak inversion 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Altet Sanahujes, Josep (2015-02-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper analyzes the feasibility of using metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) operating in weak inversion as temperature sensors for on-chip thermal testing applications. MOSFETs in weak inversion ...
  • Memristive crossbar design and test in non-adaptive proactive reconfiguring scheme 

    Pouyan, Peyman; Amat, Esteve; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
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    One of the most promising emerging technologies is based on the use of memristive devices. Although capable of implementing certain type of logic circuits, they are being extensively used for memory applications. Beside ...
  • DC temperature measurements to characterize the central frequency and 3 dB bandwidth in mmW power amplifiers 

    Aragonès Cervera, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; González Jiménez, José Luis; Vidal López, Eva María; Gómez Salinas, Didac; Martineau, B; Altet Sanahujes, Josep (2015-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    This letter shows how a temperature sensor and a simple DC voltage multimeter can be used as instruments to determine the central frequency and 3 dB bandwidth of a 60 GHz linear power amplifier (PA). Compared to previous ...
  • Local variations compensation with DLL-based body bias generator for UTBB FD-SOI technology 

    Mauricio Ferré, Juan; Moll Echeto, Francisco de Borja (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
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    Local variations are increasingly important in new technologies. This paper presents the design of adaptive circuits based on the concept of Adaptive Body Bias Islands and a Forward and Reverse Body Bias Generator for FDSOI ...
  • Radio-Frequency Performance of Carbon Nanotube-Based Devices and Circuits Considering Noise and Process Variation 

    Landauer, Gerhard Martin; Gonzalez Jimenez, Jose Luis (2014-03-01)
    Article
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    This paper provides a global overview of the radiofrequency (RF) performance potential of carbon-nanotube field-effect transistors (CNFET), which for the first time includes the impact of noise. We develop noise and ...

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