Published in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Symposium of Circuits and Systems: Geneva, Switzerland, Volume 4, May 28, 2000, pages 201-204.
NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Vladimir Prodanov was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISCAS.2000.858723.
In this paper we discuss circuits comprised of multiple differential pairs driven in parallel. We show that high linearity and linear with bias current tunability are intrinsic properties of any equidistant-offset multi-pair circuit. We argue that these two properties could potentially allow us to implement designs of analog filters, multipliers and other circuits that are (in first-order) technology independent. Simulations results are provided in support of presented simple intuitive explanation.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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