Wide Dynamic Range MOS Analog Inverter

Kawori TAKAKUBO  Hajime TAKAKUBO  Shigetaka TAKAGI  Nobuo FUJII  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E80-C   No.4   pp.537-543
Publication Date: 1997/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Circuit Technologies for Memory and Analog LSIs)
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MOS analog inverter,  wide dynamic range,  all-pass filter,  

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Summary: 
Analog inverter is one of the most useful building blocks in analog circuits. This paper proposes an analog inverter consisting of a p-channel MOS (PMOS) and an n-channel MOS (NMOS) inverter and presents an application to all-pass filter realizations. The proposed circuit has a wide dynamic range by combining PMOS and NMOS inverters. When the proposed analog inverter is applied to an all-pass filter, the circuit configuration becomes simpler and occupies less chip area and power consumption.