Dual DVCC Based Voltage-Mode Digitally Programmable Biquadratic Filter


The recent advances in IC technology have led to the trend of designing hybrid systems to benefit both analog and the digital domain. Among analog circuits, multifunctional filter along with multiphase oscillator constitutes a building block of critical importance. In this paper, a digitally reconfigurable multi-input-multi-output voltage mode multifunctional biquadratic filter has been presented. The circuit comprises of two differential voltage current conveyors (DVCCs), two grounded capacitors and two floating resistors. The digital controllability is incorporated using a current-summing network (CSN). Tunability of quality factor is achieved by the use of a 3-bit digital control word while keeping the resonant frequency constant. PSPICE simulations using TSMC 0.25 μm CMOS technology have been performed to validate the theoretically predicted results.

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A. Imran, D. Arora and R. Kumar, "Dual DVCC Based Voltage-Mode Digitally Programmable Biquadratic Filter," Circuits and Systems, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.4236/cs.2014.51001.

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