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High Integration CMOS RF Transceivers

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This paper presents an overview of technical challenges in achieving higher integration levels, lower power dissipation, smaller form factor, lower cost, and multistandard operation in portable battery-powered RF transceivers for personal communications applications.

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Brianti, F. et al. (2001). High Integration CMOS RF Transceivers. In: Sansen, W., van de Plassche, R.J., Huijsing, J.H. (eds) Analog Circuit Design. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-1443-1_2

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