A 0.02mm2 100dB-DR Impedance Monitoring IC with PWM-Dual GRO Architecture

Hyeonho Han, Woojun Choi, Youngcheol Chae

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Abstract

This paper presents an impedance monitoring IC that achieves small area and wide DR. The stimulated signal is encoded by using pulse width modulation (PWM) and complex impedance can be measured by in- (I) and quadrature- (Q) phase outputs through dual phase demodulation. The two-level I/Q signals drive two gated-ring-oscillator (GRO) based ADCs, thus eliminating the distortion of GROs. Fabricated in 0.11μm CMOS, the prototype IC occupies only 0.02mm2. It achieves a wide DR of 100dB and a resolution of 19.21Ωrms at 1MΩ resistance in a conversion time of 5ms, and consumes 152.3μW. It corresponds to state-of-the-art resolution FoM of 14.6pJ/step.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2019 Symposium on VLSI Circuits, VLSI Circuits 2019 - Digest of Technical Papers
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
PagesC60-C61
ISBN (Electronic)9784863487185
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jun
Event33rd Symposium on VLSI Circuits, VLSI Circuits 2019 - Kyoto, Japan
Duration: 2019 Jun 92019 Jun 14

Publication series

NameIEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, Digest of Technical Papers
Volume2019-June

Conference

Conference33rd Symposium on VLSI Circuits, VLSI Circuits 2019
CountryJapan
CityKyoto
Period19/6/919/6/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Han, H., Choi, W., & Chae, Y. (2019). A 0.02mm2 100dB-DR Impedance Monitoring IC with PWM-Dual GRO Architecture. In 2019 Symposium on VLSI Circuits, VLSI Circuits 2019 - Digest of Technical Papers (pp. C60-C61). [8778126] (IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits, Digest of Technical Papers; Vol. 2019-June). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.23919/VLSIC.2019.8778126