MICRO-461 / 3 credits

Teacher: Enz Christian

Language: English


Summary

The basic function of an IoT node is to collect data and send it through a wireless channel to the cloud. Since the power consumption of an IoT node is largely dominated by the wireless communication, it is therefore key to understand the trade-offs faced when designing the radio.

Content

Keywords

IoT, IoT node, low-power, wireless communication, radios

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Analog Integrated Circuit Design
  • Advanced Analog and RF IC Design

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Analyze the power consumption in IoT radios.
  • Develop an appropriate solution for an IoT radio.
  • Synthesize the radio specifications.
  • Elaborate the design of a IoT radio optimized for low-power operation.
  • Model the different building blocks of a low-power radio.
  • Explore the overall system perspectives and broader trade-off in the context of the IoT.

Teaching methods

  • Lectures.
  • Exercises.

Assessment methods

Written exam.

Resources

Bibliography

  1. Enabling the Internet of Things – From Integrated Circuits to Integrated Systems, Massimo Alioto, Editor, Springer 2017.
  2. B. Razavi, RF Microelectronics, 2nd ed. Pearson, 2012.
  3. T. H. Lee, The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Low-power radio design for IoT
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Low-power radio design for IoT
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Low-power radio design for IoT
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Low-power radio design for IoT
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Spring
  • Exam form: Written (summer session)
  • Subject examined: Low-power radio design for IoT
  • Lecture: 2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

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