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).



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