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Introduction

  • Ricardo Filipe Sereno Póvoa
  • João Carlos da Palma Goes
  • Nuno Cavaco Gomes Horta
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Abstract

The motivation to this work relies on nowadays trend to incorporate complete systems in portable and highly autonomous electronic equipment, i.e., longer-lasting battery-powered circuitry, to assist the everyday life of populations. Indeed, the need for low-power circuits is directly related with the energy efficiency of the amplifiers, used in the different building blocks employed in an analog processing chain of a given circuit or electronic system. In fact, amplifiers are fundamental components, not only in analog but also in digital and mixed-signal processing.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ricardo Filipe Sereno Póvoa
    • 1
  • João Carlos da Palma Goes
    • 2
  • Nuno Cavaco Gomes Horta
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Telecomunicações, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de LisboaLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.UNINOVA, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de LisboaLisboaPortugal

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