- 8.8.1: In the current source of Example 8.1, it is required to reduce the ...
- 8.8.2: For the circuit of Fig. 8.4, let VDD = VSS = 1.5 V, Vtn = 0.6 V, Vt...
- 8.8.3: Consider a BJT current mirror with a nominal current transfer ratio...
- 8.8.4: Assuming the availability of BJTs with scale currents IS = 1015A, =...
- 8.8.5: Figure E8.5 shows an N-output current mirror. Assuming that all tra...
- 8.8.6: The MOSFETs in the current mirror of Fig. 8.12(a) have equal channe...
- 8.8.7: A CS amplifier utilizes an NMOS transistor with L = 0.36 m and W/L ...
- 8.8.8: A CMOS common-source amplifier such as that in Fig. 8.16(a), fabric...
- 8.8.9: Consider the active-loaded CE amplifier when the constant-current s...
- 8.8.11: For a CG amplifier for which gmro 1, find Rin for the following cas...
- 8.8.12: For a CG amplifier for which gmro 1, find Rout for the following ca...
- 8.8.13: Given that source degeneration reduces the transconductance of a CS...
- 8.8.14: For a CB amplifier, find approximate values for Rin for the followi...
- 8.8.15: For a CB amplifier, find approximate values for Rout for the follow...
- 8.8.16: Find the output resistance of a CE amplifier biased at IC = 1 mA an...
- 8.8.17: Give an approximate value of the factor K of the circuit in Fig. 8.29.
- 8.8.18: If in Example 8.5, L of each of Q3 and Q4 is halved while W/L is ch...
- 8.8.19: Consider the cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.33 with the dc component a...
- 8.8.21: Consider a cascode amplifier for which the CS and CG transistors ar...
- 8.8.22: Consider the folded-cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.36 for the followin...
- 8.8.23: Find an expression for the maximum voltage gain achieved in the amp...
- 8.8.24: Consider the BJT cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.38 when biased at a cu...
- 8.8.25: For a cascode MOS mirror utilizing devices with Vt = 0.5 V, nCox = ...
- 8.8.26: For = 100 and ro = 100 k, contrast the Wilson mirror and the simple...
- 8.8.27: Find the output resistance of each of the two current sources desig...
- 8.8.28: For the source follower in Fig. 8.45(a), let the bias current of Q1...
- 8.8.29: Repeat Example 8.7 for the CDCE configuration of Fig. 8.44(c). Let ...
- 8.8.31: For the amplifiers in Example 8.8 find Rin, vo/vi , and vo/vsig for...
- 8.8.32: (a) Neglecting ro1 and the body effect, show that the voltage gain ...
- 8.8.33: For an NMOS transistor with L = 0.3 m fabricated in the 0.18-m proc...
- 8.8.34: Fill in the table below. For the BJT, let = 100 and VA = 100 V. For...
- 8.8.35: A CS amplifier utilizes an NMOS transistor with L = 0.54 m and W/L ...
- 8.8.36: A CS amplifier utilizes an NMOS transistor with L = 0.36 m and W/L ...
- 8.8.37: An NMOS transistor is fabricated in the 0.18-m process whose parame...
- 8.8.38: FindA0 for an NMOS transistor fabricated in a CMOS process for whic...
- 8.8.39: Using a CMOS technology for which k n = 200 A/V2 and V A = 20 V/m, ...
- 8.8.41: The circuit in Fig. 8.15(a) is fabricated in a 0.18-m CMOS technolo...
- 8.8.42: Figure P8.42 shows an IC MOS amplifier formed by cascading two comm...
- 8.8.43: The NMOS transistor in the circuit of Fig. P8.43 has Vt = 0.5 V, k ...
- 8.8.44: Consider the CMOS amplifier of Fig. 8.16(a) when fabricated with a ...
- 8.8.45: Consider the CMOS amplifier analyzed in Example 8.4. If vI consists...
- 8.8.46: The power supply of the CMOS amplifier analyzed in Example 8.4 is i...
- 8.8.47: Consider the circuit shown in Fig. 8.16(a), using a 3.3-V supply an...
- 8.8.48: The MOSFETs in the circuit of Fig. P8.48 are matched, having k n(W/...
- 8.8.49: Transistor Q1 in the circuit of Fig. P8.49 is operating as a CE amp...
- 8.8.51: A CG amplifier operating with gm = 2 mA/V and ro = 20 k is fed with...
- 8.8.52: A CG amplifier operating with gm = 2 mA/V and ro = 20 k is fed with...
- 8.8.53: It is required to design the current source in Fig. P8.53 to delive...
- 8.8.54: Figure P8.54 shows a current source realized using a current mirror...
- 8.8.55: In the common-gate amplifier circuit of Fig. P8.55, Q2 and Q3 are m...
- 8.8.56: For the CB amplifier, use Eq. (8.63) to explore the variation of th...
- 8.8.57: What value of load resistance RL causes the input resistance of the...
- 8.8.58: Show that for the CB amplifier, Rout ro 1+ (Re/re) +1+(Re/re) Gener...
- 8.8.59: As mentioned in the text, the CB amplifier functions as a current b...
- 8.8.61: Find the value of the resistance Re, which, when connected in the e...
- 8.8.62: In a MOS cascode amplifier, the cascode transistor is required to r...
- 8.8.63: For a cascode current source such as that in Fig. 8.32, show that i...
- 8.8.64: For a cascode current source, such as that in Fig. 8.32, show that ...
- 8.8.65: Design the cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.30(a) to obtain gm1 = 2 mA/V...
- 8.8.66: The cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.33 is operated at a current of 0.2 ...
- 8.8.67: Design the CMOS cascode amplifier in Fig. 8.33 for the following sp...
- 8.8.68: Design the circuit of Fig. 8.32 to provide an output current of 100...
- 8.8.69: The cascode transistor can be thought of as providing a shield for ...
- 8.8.71: Consider the cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.33 with the dc component a...
- 8.8.72: A CMOS cascode amplifier such as that in Fig. 8.34(a) has identical...
- 8.8.73: The purpose of this problem is to investigate the signal currents a...
- 8.8.74: Design the double-cascode current source shown in Fig. P8.74 to pro...
- 8.8.75: Figure P8.75 shows a folded-cascode CMOS amplifier utilizing a simp...
- 8.8.76: A cascode current source formed of two pnp transistors for which = ...
- 8.8.77: Use Eq. (8.88) to show that for a BJT cascode current source utiliz...
- 8.8.78: Consider the BJT cascode amplifier of Fig. 8.38 for the case all tr...
- 8.8.79: A bipolar cascode amplifier has a current-source load with an outpu...
- 8.8.81: In this problem, we will explore the difference between using a BJT...
- 8.8.82: In a particular cascoded current mirror, such as that shown in Fig....
- 8.8.83: Find the output resistance of the double-cascode current mirror of ...
- 8.8.84: Consider the Wilson current-mirror circuit of Fig. 8.40 when suppli...
- 8.8.85: (a) The circuit in Fig. P8.85 is a modified version of the Wilson c...
- 8.8.86: Use the pnp version of the Wilson current mirror to design a 0.1-mA...
- 8.8.87: For the Wilson current mirror of Fig. 8.40, show that the increment...
- 8.8.88: Consider the Wilson MOS mirror of Fig. 8.41(a) for the case of all ...
- 8.8.89: Show that the incremental input resistance (seen by IREF) for the W...
- 8.8.91: Design three Widlar current sources, each having a 100-A reference ...
- 8.8.92: (a) For the circuit in Fig. P8.92, assume BJTs with high and vBE = ...
- 8.8.93: If the pnp transistor in the circuit of Fig. P8.93 is characterized...
- 8.8.94: Use the source-follower equivalent circuit in Fig. 8.45(b) to show ...
- 8.8.95: A source follower for which k n = 200 A/V2 , V A = 20 V/m, = 0.2, L...
- 8.8.96: The transistors in the circuit of Fig. P8.96 have = 100 and VA = 50...
- 8.8.97: Consider the BiCMOS amplifier shown in Fig. P8.97. The BJT has VBE ...
- 8.8.98: The BJTs in the Darlington follower of Fig. P8.98 have = 100. If th...
- 8.8.99: For the amplifier in Fig. 8.48(a), let I = 0.5 mA and = 100, and ne...
- 8.8.101: In each of the six circuits in Fig. P8.101, let = 100, and neglect ...

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