Variable bandwidth filter

Patent Number: 10,267,896
Issued: 4/23/2019
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Abstract: A variable bandwidth filter is described herein, wherein a bandwidth of a passband of the variable bandwidth filter is dynamically tunable. The variable bandwidth tuner is implemented on a CMOS chip, and acts to filter analog signals. The variable bandwidth filter comprises a plurality of finite impulse response (FIR) filters, wherein each FIR filter comprises a plurality of tunable transconductors. The tunable transconductors are tunable in their gain.
Filed: 8/18/2015
Application Number: 14/828,677
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.