Reduced Power-consumption Receivers

Abstract

An exemplary embodiment disclosed comprises a mixer having a plurality of input leads; a first degenerative impedance element coupled to a first input lead of the mixer; a second degenerative impedance element coupled to a second input lead of the mixer; and a local oscillator (LO) system comprising a plurality of duty cycle modes to generate a LO signal for the mixer, the local oscillator system operates in a first duty cycle based on a first gain state of the mixer, and in a second duty cycle based on a second gain state of the mixer.


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Document History
  • Publication: Sep 24, 2009
  • Application: Mar 20, 2009
    WO US 2009/0037884 W
  • Priority: Mar 20, 2008
    US US 5265708 A

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