Lecture:VLSI Architectures for Wireless Communications ; time: 15:00-17:00 pm., Tuesday, 9th December, 2008 (2008.12.3 11:13:4 )

2012-08-24 22:54:54

VLSI Architectures

for Wireless Communications


Prof. Gerald E. SobelmanSIEEE

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Minnesota



Abstract of Lecture


Performance and efficiency will be key design requirements for future communications transceivers.  Systems must also be adaptable in order to minimize power and maximize throughput as environmental conditions and user requirements change. This lecture will present architectures and design techniques to achieve these goals for Ultra Wideband (UWB), multiple antenna (MIMO) and Cognitive Radio systems. This lecture will give the following details


l         Introduction to standard OFDM Ultra Wideband (UWB) and Pulsed-OFDM UWB


n       Standard OFDM with large FFTs

n      Architectures to implementation of Pulsed-OFDM UWB with less hardware and power

n      A hardware model of the UWB channel


l         MIMO system


n      A promising approach based on Geometric Mean Decomposition (GMD)

n      Throughput and design complexity results for a range of MIMO systems


l         Cognitive Radio systems


n      Flexible platform in which aspects of the system can be reconfigured dynamically

n      Programmable functional units and network-on-chip architectures



Brief Biography


文本框: Gerald E. SobelmanB.S. degree in physics from the UCLAM.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Harvard UniversityPostdoctoral researcher at The Rockefeller University Director, Graduate Studies in Computer Engineering, University of MinnesotaChair of CASCOM of the IEEE Circuits and Systems SocietyAssociate Editor of IEEE Signal Processing LettersDistinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Circuits and Systems SocietyMember of technical program committees for IEEE ISCAS, IEEE SOCC and IEEE ICCSCAuthor or co-author of more than 100 technical papers and 1 bookOwner of 11 U.S. patents.






Research interests: Digital VLSI circuit and system design for applications in communications and signal processing.




Lecture time: 15:00-17:00 pm., Tuesday, 9th December, 2008

Location: C-203