Voltage Level Adapter Design for High Voltage Swing Applications in CMOS Differential Amplifier

  • Ashfakh AliEmail author
  • Arpan Jain
  • Zia Abbas
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 892)


This work focuses on circuit level technique that achieves high swing in single ended output differential amplifiers like differential amplifier with active current mirror load, telescopic cascode, folded cascode etc. This technique is designed in such a manner that it can be visualized as a 2-terminal black box. Now, these 2-terminals can be connected to the conventional single ended differential amplifiers enhancing their swing without degrading other parameters like gain, bandwidth, CMRR etc. This black box achieves its performance consuming less power and minimum circuitry area. All the simulation characterization and validation has been made through UMC 180 nm technology node in Cadence.


CMOS Differential amplifier Current mirror load Quiescent point Voltage swing Transconductance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for VLSI and Embedded Systems Technologies (CVEST)International Institute of Information and Technology (IIIT) HyderabadHyderabadIndia

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