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A High Impedance Current Source Using Active Resistor
Takeshi KOIKE Hiroki SATO Akira HYOGO Keitaro SEKINE
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2007/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section on Analog Circuits and Related SoC Integration Technologies)
current source, high impedance, CMOS, circuit design,
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This paper presents a novel method to increase an impedance of a current source. The proposed circuit with a cascode and gain-boosting configuration is also presented. The operation has been confirmed by simulation using a 0.18 µm CMOS technology.