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Low-Voltage Low-Power Amplifiers

  • Ron Hogervorst
  • Johan H. Huijsing
  • Klaas-Jan de Langen
  • Ruud G. H. Eschauzier

Abstract

Low-voltage low-power amplifiers are limited in their dynamic range and bandwidth. The maximum dynamic range is limited by the supply-power and the thermal noise in resistors. To obtain the maximum dynamic range several rail-to-rail input and output stages are designed.

The bandwidth is limited by the low-power condition. To reach the maximum bandwidth as well as a large DC-gain various frequency compensation techniques, such as Parallel, Nested Miller and Multipath Nested Miller Compensation are discussed.

Keywords

Supply Voltage Operational Amplifier Output Stage Bipolar Transistor Current Mirror 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ron Hogervorst
    • 1
  • Johan H. Huijsing
    • 1
  • Klaas-Jan de Langen
    • 1
  • Ruud G. H. Eschauzier
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical Engineering Laboratory for Electronic InstrumentationDelft University of TechnologyDelftThe Netherlands

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