TIDA-00217

Dynamic Field-Powered NFC for Data Logging Access Control & Security Applications Reference Design

TIDA-00217

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Overview

This reference design is a sub-system design for NFC (Near Field Communication) and authentication.  This subsystem design is intended as a reference design for part authentication, access control, personal identification, battery-less sensor interface, security token transfer, and low power transfer of local data.  In many systems, especially safety critical applications, it is imperative that only authentic, inspected, and properly maintained parts are utilized. The documentation describes the implementation of a subsystem capable of storing such information and communicating this data to the outside world by way of NFC or I2C/SPI/UART to a connected host controller. This reference design provides an easy method for wireless data and power transfer to any standard NFC compliant device.

Features
  • RF430CL330H Dynamic NFC Transponder enables static tag emulation
    • NFC Type 4B Compliant
    • NFC/RFID Protocol Handled in ROM Code
    • Passive or Active Operational Modes allows for data extraction even if a system loses power
  • MSP430FR5969 Ultra-Low-Power FRAM Microcontroller
    • 100uA/MHz Active Current, 450nA Standby Current w/ RTC
    • FRAM enables quicker and lower-power writes
    • Security features like AES and IP Encapsulation minimize cycles and protect information
  • Wireless Sensor Interface
    • Uses Either Field or Bus Power

Design files & products

Design files

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TIDU378A.PDF (1124 K)

Reference design overview and verified performance test data

TIDR853.PDF (457 K)

Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components

TIDR854.PDF (54 K)

Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers

TIDR855.PDF (117 K)

Detailed overview of design layout for component placement

TIDRA33.ZIP (299 K)

Files used for 3D models or 2D drawings of IC components

TIDC501.ZIP (189 K)

Design file that contains information on physical board layer of design PCB

TIDR856.PDF (232 K)

PCB layer plot file used for generating PCB design layout

Products

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Digital temperature sensors

TMP103±2°C Digital temperature sensor with I2C/SMBus capable of 1.4V in WCSP

Data sheet document-pdfAcrobat PDF open-in-new HTML
MSP430 microcontrollers

MSP430FR596916 MHz MCU with 64KB FRAM, 2KB SRAM, AES, 12-bit ADC, comparator, DMA, UART/SPI/I2C, timer

Data sheet document-pdfAcrobat PDF open-in-new HTML
Other wireless technologies

RF430CL330HDynamic Dual Interface NFC Transponder

Data sheet document-pdfAcrobat PDF open-in-new HTML

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Software

Firmware

TIDA-00217 Firmware – TIDC487.ZIP (4014 K)

Technical documentation

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* Design guide Dynamic Field-Powered NFC for Data Logging, Access Control, and Security Apps (Rev. A) Aug. 25, 2014
Technical article Forget the battery with Near Field Communication (NFC) and MSP430 FRAM MCUs Jul. 24, 2014
More literature TIDA-00217 Firmware Jun. 20, 2014

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