Mar 11Liked by Vikram Sekar

So, reading between the lines, these modern tiny VLSI CMOS are not the nicest to use for audio or ancient radios like AM or FM? I remember discrete transistors where shot noise was a low rumble in audio range, but now you say the corner might be 100MHz, unreal.

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Honestly it is hard to find the flicker noise corner in the latest and greatest nodes. While researching this article, some published papers showed flicker noise up to 1 MHz, and this was for 14nm FinFets. In speaking with some folks in industry, I was told that flicker noise corners are >10 MHz these days, could be higher. Luckily we won't need these fancy technologies for AM/FM radio :)

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