RF Transceiver system design for IoT in wide area networks
1University of Oulu, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering
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|Publish Date:|| 2017-12-20
|Thesis type:||Master's thesis
Wireless communication has grown rapidly in the last two decades. New applications and advancement in technology is boosting the demand. Internet of things (IoT) is nowadays topic of discussion for everyone related to the wireless communication industry. IoT is a system of interconnected devices which can be people, animals, things or machines each with a unique identifier and the ability to transfer data over a network without any interaction with humans or computers. The aim of this thesis is system design of RF transceiver for IoT devices operating in wide area networks. Several service providers are struggling to capture the IoT market. In this thesis detailed system design of third generation partnership project (3GPP) newly specified user equipment category M1 also known as long term evolution machine (LTE-M) is presented. LTE-M can operate in both full duplex and half duplex and it uses the same signal structure as the current operational standard long term evolution (LTE). The designed transceiver is able to operate in half duplex and meet the performance requirement (95 % throughput) specified by 3GPP. Radio frequency transceivers have various architectures and each architecture has its own pros and cons associated with it. This transceiver is designed to be integrated in a wearable device. Constraints like small size and low power restrictions led to the choice of direct conversion architecture for the design. Simulations were performed in ADS to verify the theoretical results.
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