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Author Alqarni, S.A. ♦ Obeid, A.M. ♦ BenSaleh, M.S. ♦ Qasim, S.M.
Sponsorship IEEE
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2015
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Application specific integrated circuits ♦ Temperature sensors ♦ Demodulation ♦ Temperature ♦ Temperature measurement ♦ Micromechanical devices ♦ piezoelectric ♦ angular rate ♦ ASIC ♦ CMOS ♦ gyroscope ♦ inertial sensors ♦ MEMS
Abstract Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) technology has revolutionized the inertial sensors market. It enabled the development of compact, low cost, low noise and low power inertial sensors which are used in consumer, industrial and automotive applications. One of the challenges faced is in the design of interface electronics for these sensors. In this paper, we present the architecture and measurement results of a low power, low noise application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) that interfaces to two-axis consumer-grade piezoelectric angular rate MEMS inertial sensors. The proposed ASIC has been fully integrated in 0.18 μm standard HVCMOS 6-metal layer technology and achieves better performance as compared to other related work. The presented ASIC design achieves a noise floor of 5.3 m°/s/√Hz over 100 Hz bandwidth. It occupies a compact area of $4mm^{2}$ and draws 6.5mA from a single 3V supply. It meets the area, power and low-cost requirements which make it suitable for use in consumer applications such as image stabilization used in mobile phones and digital cameras.
Description Author affiliation: King Abdulaziz City for Sci. & Technol., Nat. Center for Electron. & Photonics Technol., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Alqarni, S.A.; Obeid, A.M.; BenSaleh, M.S.; Qasim, S.M.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2015-11-01
Publisher Place South Korea
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781479982035
Size (in Bytes) 934.35 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1
Ending Page 4


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library