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Nth Order Voltage Mode Active-C Filter Employing Current Controlled Current Conveyor

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This paper proposes an nth order (where n = 2,3, ,n) voltage mode active-C filter using n number of current controlled current conveyors (CCCIIs) and n number of equal valued grounded capacitors. The proposed topology can implement both band pass and low pass responses without alteration of any components. The filters offer the following important features: use of minimum number of current controlled current conveyors (CCCIIs) and passive components, no matching constraint, use of all grounded capacitors and absence of external resistor suitable for integration, cut off frequency can easily be electronically adjusted using AMS 0.35 µm CMOS technology. PSPICE simulation results of third order band pass and low pass responses are provided. The results are found to agree well with the theory.

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A. Ranjan and S. Paul, "Nth Order Voltage Mode Active-C Filter Employing Current Controlled Current Conveyor," Circuits and Systems, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2011, pp. 85-90. doi: 10.4236/cs.2011.22013.

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