On the realization of high performance current conveyors and their applications
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CitationArslan, E., Minaei, S., & Morgul, A. (2013). On the realization of high performance current conveyors and their applications. Journal of Circuits Systems and Computers, 22(3), 23p. http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S0218126613500151
In this work, a wideband and high-performance CMOS implementation of 2nd-generation current conveyor (CCII) is proposed. The proposed circuit is composed of a high performance voltage follower stage which is based on differential pairs to provide high voltage swings on input and output ports and a current follower stage. It is shown that the proposed voltage follower stage can be used to implement high performance 1st and 3rd-generation current conveyors (CCI and CCIII, respectively) that have very small equivalent impedances on ports X, high equivalent impedances on ports Y and Z and also high-valued voltage and current transfer bandwidths. 2nd and 3rd order filter circuits as well as a half-wave recti filer circuit are given to show the performance and usefulness of the proposed current conveyor circuits. The simulation and experimental results are given to verify the theoretical analyses.