A Novel All-Digital Multichannel Multimode RF Transmitter Using Delta-Sigma Modulation
; Gustavsson, U.G.
IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters Vol. 22, Nº 3, pp. 156 - 158, March, 2012.
ISSN (print): 1531-1309
ISSN (online): 1531-1309
Journal Impact Factor: 1,703 (in 2014)
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/LMWC.2012.2184744
In this letter, we present a new all-digital multichannel multimode transmitter architecture. The main novelty is the development of an agile radio transmitter where the digital up-conversion to RF operating in the gigahertz frequency range and the multichannel transmission capacity are embedded into a single Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) device. Its high flexibility and fast switching of the carriers’ frequencies make this transmitter interesting for cognitive radio-based applications.