ABSTRACT In this paper, a new current-controlled-power technique for small signal applications is presented. The proposed technique needs no passive devices (a resistor and a capacitor) but the well-known SCR technique needs, thus the proposed technique is very suitable for an IC process. An example application as a new current-controlled-power CMOS fullwave rectifier is also given. The example application is simulated by using the SPICE program. Simulation results show that the proposed technique can work well; the controlled-current from 0 μA to 5.5 μA produces the peak area amplitude from 100 mV to 0 mV to the load.
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A. Monpapassorn, "A New Current-Controlled-Power Technique for Small Signal Applications," Circuits and Systems, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2012, pp. 161-165. doi: 10.4236/cs.2012.32021.
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