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Memristor based high linear range differential pair

Cadence Design Syst., Noida, India
08/2009; DOI:10.1109/ICCCAS.2009.5250373 In proceeding of: Communications, Circuits and Systems, 2009. ICCCAS 2009. International Conference on
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ABSTRACT The current paper demonstrates the design of a wide range differential amplifier using memristor. The paper provides a comparative analysis of traditional approaches with a memristor based approach to achieve a high linear range for an amplifier. The paper also discusses how the inherent nonlinearity of the memristor is helpful in increasing the linear range of an amplifier. A 90 nm operational amplifier design using GenericPDK provided by Cadence Design Systems is used to validate the design and Spectre simulation results are provided as a testimonial to our proposed solution.

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