Comparators in Nanometer CMOS Technology

  • Bernhard Goll
  • Horst Zimmermann

Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics book series (MICROELECTR., volume 50)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 1-10
  3. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 11-47
  4. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 49-63
  5. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 65-77
  6. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 79-150
  7. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 151-214
  8. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 215-237
  9. Bernhard Goll, Horst Zimmermann
    Pages 239-245
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 247-250

About this book


This book covers the complete spectrum of the fundamentals of clocked, regenerative comparators, their state-of-the-art, advanced CMOS technologies, innovative comparators inclusive circuit aspects, their characterization and properties. Starting from the basics of comparators and the transistor characteristics in nanometer CMOS, seven high-performance comparators developed by the authors in 120nm and 65nm CMOS are described extensively. Methods and measurement circuits for the characterization of advanced comparators are introduced. A synthesis of the largely differing aspects of demands on modern comparators and the properties of devices being available in nanometer CMOS, which are posed by the so-called nanometer hell of physics, is accomplished. The book summarizes the state of the art in integrated comparators. Advanced measurement circuits for characterization will be introduced as well as the method of characterization by bit-error analysis usually being used for characterization of optical receivers. The book is compact, and the graphical quality of the illustrations is outstanding. This book is written for engineers and researchers in industry as well as scientists and Ph.D students at universities. It is also recommendable to graduate students specializing on nanoelectronics and microelectronics or circuit design.


Analog circuits CMOS technology Characterization of comparators Clocked, regenerative comparators Integrated comparators Low-power circuits Microelectronics Nanoelectronics Properties of comparators Regenerative comparators

Authors and affiliations

  • Bernhard Goll
    • 1
  • Horst Zimmermann
    • 2
  1. 1.Microwave and Circuit Engineering (EMCE), TUInstitute of Electrodynamics,WienAustria
  2. 2.Microwave and Circuit Engineering (EMCE), TU,Institute of ElectrodynamicsWienAustria

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-44481-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-44482-5
  • Series Print ISSN 1437-0387
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-6643
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