CMOS operational amplifiers (Op Amps) are one of the most important building blocks in many of today's integrated circuits. This cutting-edge volume provides you with an analytical method for designing CMOS Op Amp circuits, placing emphasis on the practical aspects of the design process. This unique book takes an in-depth look at CMOS differential amplifiers, explaining how they are the main part of all Op Amps. The book presents important details and a design method for the different architectures of single ended Op Amps. You find complete chapters dedicated to the critical issues of CMOS output stages, fully differential Op Amps, and CMOS reference generators. This comprehensive book also includes an introduction to CMOS technology and the basics of the physical aspects of MOS transistors, providing you with the foundation needed to fully master the material.
Table Of Contents
Basic Specifications of Op Amps - Op Amp Parameters. Conclusion. ; CMOS Technology and Physics - Basic Processes in MOS Transistor Fabrication. Principles of MOS Transistor. Functioning. Small-Signal Model of MOS Device. Conclusion. ; CMOS Differential Amplifiers - Source-Coupled Differential Pair Characteristic. CMOS Differential Amplifier with Active Load. Common-Mode Behavior of CMOS Differential Amplifier. CMOS Differential Amplifier Frequency Response. Noise Calculations in CMOS Differential Amplifier. Conclusion. ; CMOS Single-Ended Output Op Amps - CMOS Two-Stage Op Amp. Telescopic Cascode Op Amp. Folded-Cascode Op Amp. Current Mirror Op Amp. Rail-to-Rail Input Op Amp. Conclusion. ; CMOS Fully Differential Op Amps - Advantages of Fully Differential Op Amps. Common-Mode Feedback. Concept. Common-Mode Feedback Circuits. Fully Differential CMOS Op Amp Architectures. Conclusion. ; CMOS Output Stages - Class A and Class B Output Stages. Drain-Coupled Complementary Transistors as Output Stage. Low-Voltage Class AB Buffer. Class AB Output Stage Using a Translinear Loop. Case Study. Conclusion. ; CMOS Reference Generators - CMOS Voltage Reference Generators. CMOS Current Reference Generators. Conclusion. ;