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Low-Power Low-Voltage Limitations and Prospects in Analog Design

  • Eric A. Vittoz

Abstract

The fundamental limits and practical limitations to low-power low-voltage operation of analog circuits are identified. The various levels of analog design, namely devices, circuits and systems are then examined. For each level, specific problems and existing or anticipated solutions are discussed. Prospects on the future role of low-power analog circuits are addressed in the conclusion.

Keywords

Analog Circuit Analog Design Strong Inversion Weak Inversion CMOS Inverter 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric A. Vittoz
    • 1
  1. 1.CSEM, Swiss Center for Electronics and MicrotechnologyNeuchâtelSwitzerland

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