Analog Design for CMOS VLSI Systems
- Hardback | 374 pages
- 154 x 232 x 22mm | 539.78g
- 01 Nov 2001
- Dordrecht, Netherlands
- 2001 ed.
- XIV, 374 p.
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The book is primarily intended for use as a graduate-level textbook and for practising engineers. It is expected that the reader should be familiar with the concepts taught in basic introductory courses in analog circuits. Relying on that proper background knowledge the book presents the material on an intuitive basis with a minimum use of mathematical quantitative analysis. Therefore, the insight induced by the book will favour that kind of knowledge gathering required for the design of high-performance analog circuits. The book favours this important process with a number of inserts providing hints or advises on key features of the topic studied.
An interesting peculiarity of the book is the use of numbers. The equations describing the circuit operation are guidelines for the designer. It is important to assess performances in a quantitative way. To achieve this target the book provides a number of examples on computer simulations using Spice. Moreover, in order to acquire the feeling of the technological progress, three different hypothetical technologies are addressed and used.
Detailed examples and the many problems make Analog Design for CMOS VLSI Systems a comprehensive textbook for a graduate-level course on analog circuit design. Moreover, the book will efficiently serve the practical needs of a wide range of circuit design and system design engineers.
Table of contents
1: The MOS Transistor. 1.1. Electrical Conduction in Solids. 1.2. Fermi-Dirac Statistic. 1.3. Properties of Materials. 1.4. CMOS Technology. 1.5. MOS Threshold Voltage. 1.6. I-V Characteristics. 1.7. Equivalent Circuits. 1.8. More Sophisticated Models. 1.9. Noise. 1.10. Layout of Transistors. 1.11. Design Rules. 1.12. References. 1.13. Problems.
2: Resistors, Capacitors, Switches. 2.1. Integrated Resistors. 2.2. Integrated Capacitors. 2.3. Analog Switches. 2.4. Layout of Switches. 2.5. References. 2.6. Problems.
3: Basic Building Blocks. 3.1. Inverter with Active Load. 3.2. Cascode. 3.3. Cascode with Cascode Load. 3.4. Source Follower. 3.5. Threshold Independent Level-Shift. 3.6. Improved Output Stages. 3.7. References. 3.8. Problems.
4: Current and Voltage Sources. 4.1. Current Mirrors. 4.2. Current References. 4.3. Voltage Biasing. 4.4. Voltage References. 4.5. References. 4.6. Problems.
5: CMOS Operational Amplifiers. 5.1. General Issues. 5.2. Performance Characteristics. 5.3. Basic Architecture. 5.4. Two Stages Amplifier. 5.5. Frequency Response and Compensation. 5.6. Slew Rate. 5.7. Design of a Two Stage OTA: Guidelines. 5.8. Single Stage Schemes. 5.9. Class AB Amplifiers. 5.10. Fully Differential Op-Amps. 5.11. Micro-Power OTA's. 5.12. Noise Analysis. 5.13. Layout. 5.14. References. 5.15. Problems.
6: CMOS Comparators. 6.1. Introduction. 6.2. Performance Characteristics. 6.3. General Design Issues. 6.4. Offset Compensation. 6.5. Latches. 6.6. References. 6.7. Problems.
Appendix A. Appendix B. Appendix C. Index.