Capturing concussion related changes in dynamic balance using the quantified Y Balance Test - a case series of six elite rugby union players

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Title: Capturing concussion related changes in dynamic balance using the quantified Y Balance Test - a case series of six elite rugby union players
Authors: Johnston, WilliamO'Reilly, MartinListon, MaireadCaulfield, Brianet al.
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11045
Date: 18-Mar-2019
Online since: 2019-08-26T14:49:52Z
Abstract: This paper investigates design considerations and challenges of integrating on-chip antennas in nanoscale CMOS technology at millimeter-wave (mm-wave) to achieve a compact front-end receiver for 5G communication systems. Solutions to overcome these challenges are offered and realized in digital 28-nm CMOS. A monolithic on-chip antenna is designed and optimized in the presence of rigorous metal density rules and other back-end-of-the-line (BEoL) challenges of the nanoscale technology. The proposed antenna structure further exploits ground metallization on a PCB board acting as a reflector to increase its radiation efficiency and power gain by 37.3% and 9.8 dB, respectively, while decreasing the silicon area up to 30% compared to the previous works. The antenna is directly matched to a two-stage low noise amplifier (LNA) in a synergetic way as to give rise to an active integrated antenna (AIA) in order to avoid additional matching or interconnect losses. The LNA is followed by a double-balanced folded Gilbert cell mixer, which produces a lower intermediate frequency (IF) such that no probing is required for measurements. The measured total gain of the AIA is 14 dBi. Its total core area is 0.83 mm 2 while the total chip area, including the pad frame, is 1.55 × 0.85 mm 2.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: IEEE
Keywords: 5GMm-waveNanometer-scale CMOS28 nm CMOSActive integrated antenna (AIA)Antenna-on-chip (AoC)RF front-endLow noise amplifier (LNA)Folded Gilbert cell mixerOn-chip transformer
DOI: 10.xxx
Other versions: https://embc.embs.org/2019/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: 41st International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Berlin, Germany, 23–27 July 2019
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