ISO 15693 Analog Front End

​​​​The ISO 15693 Analog Front End (AFE) is a fully integrated analog IP intended for Proximity Integrated Circuit Card (PICC).

Key Features

​ISO/IEC 15693 compliant
ISO/IEC 18000-3 compliant
ISO/IEC 10373-7​ compliant
Wireless power harvesting​
Straightforward integration


  • fully compliant with the ISO/IEC 15693/18000-3 standards
  • fully compliant with the relevant ISO/IEC 10373-7 tests
  • contactless transmission of both data and power
  • ASK modulation with 10% or 100% modulation index
  • RF front end including the two antenna pads, a tuning capacitor, several demodulators,
    a clock extractor and a load modulator;
  • power manager including a LDO regulator, a voltage reference and a POR generator
  • operating junction temperature range: -25°C to +85°C
  • generated power supply voltage range (vdd): nominal core supply voltage ±10%
  • silicon area smaller than 0.4 mm² in a 130 nm process with poly capacitors and HV devices
  • straightforward integration through a APB or AHB interface (customized on request)
  • digital controller available separately


  • GDSII stream and layer map file
  • Library Exchange Format (LEF) file
  • Circuit Description Language (CDL) netlist
  • Liberty Timing File (.lib)
  • VHDL behavioral model
  • design specification

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