A Relative Investigation of TIQ Comparator and Dynamic Latched Comparator

  • Julia Soram
  • Shyam Akashe
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 166)


This paper reports the use of threshold inverter quantization (TIQ) comparator as a replacement of the dynamic latch comparator in various Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) designs, memory sensing circuits and so on. The TIQ comparator offers low power, reduced delay and minimum area as compared to the dynamic latch comparator. The TIQ inverter comparator comprises of only four MOS transistors while there are nine MOS transistors in dynamic latch comparator. Thus using TIQ comparator results in better upgraded advanced electronic designs that earlier implemented dynamic latch comparator. Both the designs were simulated using Spectre simulator in Cadence.


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The author would like to thank ITM University, Gwalior for providing us the tools and technology that were required for the work and help us in its completion.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ECEITM UniversityGwaliorIndia

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