Published in Proceedings of the 2000 IEEE International Symposium of Circuits and Systems: Geneva, Switzerland, Volume 4, May 28, 2000, pages 201-204.
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NOTE: At the time of publication, the author Vladimir Prodanov was not yet affiliated with Cal Poly.
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