Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

, Volume 43, Issue 6, pp 3011–3022 | Cite as

New Configuration for OFCC-Based CM SIMO Filter and its Application as Shadow Filter

Research Article - Electrical Engineering


This paper puts forward a new operational floating current conveyor (OFCC)-based current mode (CM) single input multiple output (SIMO) filter configuration which uses two grounded capacitors, three grounded resistors and three OFCCs. The attractive features of the proposed filter are—use of grounded passive elements; availability of low pass, band pass, high pass and notch filter responses simultaneously at high output impedance; and independent adjustment of filter parameters. These features make the proposed filter suitable from fabrication viewpoint and allow easy cascading. Effect of nonidealities on proposed filter response is also examined. A CM shadow filter is also built by introducing an OFCC-based amplifier and connecting it in a feedback loop of the proposed SIMO filter. This configuration allows adjustment of filter parameters through gain of amplifier. MOS-based implementation of grounded resistors is incorporated to facilitate electronic tuning of filter parameters. The operation of the proposed filters is verified through SPICE simulations using \(0.5\,\upmu \hbox {m}\) technology model parameters from MOSIS (AGILENT). Proposed CM SIMO filter is prototyped using commercially available IC AD844, and experimental response is found to be in close agreement with theoretical ones.


Current mode filter Shadow filter Single input multiple output Operational floating current conveyor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and CommunicationsDelhi Technological UniversityDelhiIndia

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