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A new mixed-mode binary phase shift keying (BPSK) demodulator is demonstrated using a half-rate bang-bang phase detector commonly used in clock and data recovery (CDR) applications. This demodulator can be used for new home networking applications using already installed CATV lines. A prototype chip realized by 0.18m CMOS process can demodulate 622-Mb/s(More)
A combined study involving experiments and multiscale computational approaches is conducted to propose a theoretical solution for the suppression of the Jahn-Teller distortion which causes severe cyclic degradation. As-synthesized pristine and Al-doped Mn spinel compounds are the focus to understand the mechanism of the cyclic degradation in terms of the(More)
Critical degradation mechanism of many cathode materials for Li-ion batteries is closely related to phase transformations at the surface/interface. Li2MnO3 in x Li2MnO3 ⋅(1-x) LiMO2 (M=Ni, Co, Mn) provides high capacity, but the Li2MnO3 phase is known to degrade during cycling through phase transformation and O2 evolution. To resolve such degradation(More)
For large-scale energy storage applications requiring high energy density, the development of Li-rich oxides with enhanced cyclic stabilities during high-voltage operations and large specific capacities is required. In this regard, high-Mn, Li-rich oxides (HMLOs; xLi2MnO3 (1 - x)LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2 at x > 0.5) warrant an in-depth study because of their good(More)
In lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) comprising spinel cathode materials, the dissolution of transition metals (TMs) in the cathodes causes severe cyclic degradation. We investigate the origin and mechanism of surface TM dissolution in high-voltage spinel oxide (LiNi0.5 Mn1.5 O4 ) nanoparticles to find a practical method for its mitigation. Atomic structures of(More)
A fundamental understanding of anomalous redox mechanisms in hexacyanometallate compounds, compared with conventional NaMO2 systems (M: transition metals), is presented based on first-principles calculations and experimental validations. From theoretical calculations, we identified low-spin and high-spin states of Fe ions coordinated by the cyanide group(More)
A mixed-mode high-speed binary phase-shift keying (BPSK) demodulator for IEEE802.15.3c mm-wave wireless personal area network (WPAN) application is realized with 0.18-μm CMOS process. The proposed demodulator scheme does not require any analog-to-digital converters (ADC) and, consequently, can have advantages over the conventional schemes for high-data-rate(More)