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Large-Signal Performance of the Basic Gain Stages in Analog ICs

  • Donald O. Pederson
  • Kartikeya Mayaram

Abstract

The basic stages of analog integrated circuits are the emitter-coupled pair (ECP) and the emitter follower (EF) for bipolar circuits and the sourcecoupled pair (SCP) and the source follower (SF) for MOS circuits. In the next several chapters, these basic stages are examined from the standpoint of their large-signal performance. Of particular interest is the distortion produced in the output waveforms relative to the inputs. In a later chapter, available power output and efficiency of dc power conversion are considered for output stages.

Keywords

Total Harmonic Distortion Sinusoidal Input Source Follower Analog Integrate Circuit Output Voltage Waveform 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald O. Pederson
    • 1
  • Kartikeya Mayaram
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Oregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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