TITLE

Enhancing output voltage swing in low-voltage micro-power OTA using self-cascode

AUTHOR(S)
Gerosa, A.; Neviani, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Electronics Letters;4/17/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p638
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
It is shown how a self-cascode configuration can be profitably used in a micro-power operational transconductance amplifier (OTA), to enhance the output voltage swing, which eventually results in a power consumption reduction. A practical design example is proposed and used in order to discuss and quantify the circuit performance.
ACCESSION #
9618435

 

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