9. Future Trends

  1. Joy Laskar1,
  2. Babak Matinpour2 and
  3. Sudipto Chakraborty1

Published Online: 18 MAR 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0471474851.ch9

Modern Receiver Front-Ends: Systems, Circuits, and Integration

Modern Receiver Front-Ends: Systems, Circuits, and Integration

How to Cite

Laskar, J., Matinpour, B. and Chakraborty, S. (2004) Future Trends, in Modern Receiver Front-Ends: Systems, Circuits, and Integration, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471474851.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

  2. 2

    VT Silicon Inc., Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2004
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471225911

Online ISBN: 9780471474852

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Keywords:

  • CMOS cellphones;
  • multiband wireless;
  • 60GHz SiGe circuits;
  • interchip communications;
  • UWB;
  • antenna diversity

Summary

This chapter describes the various emerging developments in the area of receiver front-ends towards more futuristic applications in the area of front-ends. Starting with the existing challenges, this chapter covers more visionary directions in the future of wireless communication technologies overall. In specific terms, this covers issues related with chip to chip wireless communications, multiband front-ends, diversity techniques, and millimeter wave circuits in advanced SiGe based processes.