An Improved CMOS Design of Op-Amp Comparator with Gain Boosting Technique for Data Converter Circuits
AbstractA modified architecture of a comparator to achieve high slew rate and boosted gain with an improvement in gain design error is introduced and investigated in this manuscript. It employs the conventional architecture of common-mode current feedback with the modified gain booster topology to increase gain, slew rate, and reduced gain error from the conventional structure. Observation from the simulation results concludes that the modified structure using 24 transistors shows power dissipation of 362.29 μW in 90 nm CMOS technology by deploying a supply voltage of 0.7 V, which is a 70% reduction as compared to the usual common mode feedback (CMFD) structure. The symmetric slew rate of 839.99 V/µs for both charging and discharging is obtained, which is 173% more than the standard CMFD structure. A reduction of 0.61% in gain error is achieved through this architecture. A SPICE simulation tool based on 90 nm CMOS technology is employed for executing the Monte Carlo simulations. A brief comparison with earlier CMFD structures shows improved performance parameters in terms of power consumption and slew rate with the reduction in gain error. View Full-Text
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Khatak, A.; Kumar, M.; Dhull, S. An Improved CMOS Design of Op-Amp Comparator with Gain Boosting Technique for Data Converter Circuits. J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 2018, 8, 33.
Khatak A, Kumar M, Dhull S. An Improved CMOS Design of Op-Amp Comparator with Gain Boosting Technique for Data Converter Circuits. Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications. 2018; 8(4):33.Chicago/Turabian Style
Khatak, Anil; Kumar, Manoj; Dhull, Sanjeev. 2018. "An Improved CMOS Design of Op-Amp Comparator with Gain Boosting Technique for Data Converter Circuits." J. Low Power Electron. Appl. 8, no. 4: 33.
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