Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing

, Volume 62, Issue 3, pp 397–406

Design of tunable biquadratic filters employing CCCIIs: state variable block diagram approach


DOI: 10.1007/s10470-009-9348-0

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Zhao, J., Jiang, J. & Liu, J. Analog Integr Circ Sig Process (2010) 62: 397. doi:10.1007/s10470-009-9348-0


A state variable block diagram method is given for the realization of universal biquadratic transfer functions employing second-generation current-controlled conveyors (CCCIIs). Using minimum number of passive components and properly adjusting the bias currents of CCCIIs, the proposed circuits can realize all the tunable frequency standard filter functions: high-pass, band-pass, low-pass, notch-pass, and all-pass by choosing appropriate input branches without changing the passive elements. These presented circuits are in current-mode and voltage-mode separately. The non-ideality analyses of these configurations are given. Additionally, a high-order low-pass filter derived from the proposed voltage-mode biquadratic filter is introduced. PSPICE simulation results are included to verify the theory.


State variable block diagramBiquadratic filterCCCIICurrent-modeVoltage-modeHigh-order filter

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GNSS Research CenterWuhan UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.Electronics and Information DepartmentWuhan UniversityWuhanChina