Handbook of Analog Circuit Design - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122542404, 9781483259383

Handbook of Analog Circuit Design

1st Edition

Authors: Dennis L. Feucht
eBook ISBN: 9781483259383
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th October 1990
Page Count: 702
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Handbook of Analog Circuit Design deals with general techniques involving certain circuitries and designs. The book discusses instrumentation and control circuits that are part of circuit designs. The text reviews the organization of electronics as structural (what it is), causal (what it does), and functional (what it is for). The text also explains circuit analyses and the nature of design. The book then describes some basic amplified circuits and commonly used procedures in analyzing them using tests of amplification, input resistance, and output resistance. The text then explains the feedback circuits—similar to mathematical recursion or to iterative loops in computer software programs. The book also explains high performance amplification in analog-to-digital converters, or vice versa, and the use of composite topologies to improve performance. The text then enumerates various other signal-processing functions considered as part of analog circuit design. The monograph is helpful for radio technicians, circuit designers, instrumentation specialists, and students in electronics.

Table of Contents



1. Introduction

1.1 The Organization of Electronics

1.2 An Analysis of Circuit Analyses

1.3 The Nature of Design


2. Basic Amplifier Circuits

2.1 Active Device Models

2.2 Basic Amplifier Configurations

2.3 Basic Amplifier Analysis Procedure

2.4 Common-Base and Common-Collector Amplifier Analyses

2.5 Dynamic Input and Output Resistances

2.6 Bipolar-Junction Transistor Output Resistance

2.7 The Effect of a Base-Emitter Shunt Resistance

2.8 The Cascade Amplifier

2.9 The Cascode Amplifier

2.10 The Darlington (or Compound) Amplifier

2.11 The Differential (Emitter-Coupled) Amplifier

2.12 Current Mirrors

2.13 Matched Transistor Buffers and Complementary Combinations

2.14 Closure


3. Feedback Circuits

3.1 Basic Feedback Topology

3.2 Identification of Forward and Feedback Paths

3.3 Operational Amplifier Configurations

3.4 Feedback Effects on Input and Output Resistance

3.5 Noise Rejection by Feedback

3.6 Reduction of Nonlinearity with Feedback

3.7 Miller's Theorem

3.8 An Inverting Feedback Voltage Amplifier

3.9 Input and Output Loading

3.10 A Noninverting Feedback Amplifier

3.11 A Noninverting Voltage Feedback Amplifier with Output Block

3.12 Field-Effect Transistor Buffer Amplifier

3.13 Closure


4. Multiple-Path Amplifiers

4.1 The Reduction Theorem

4.2 μ Transform of Bipolar-Junction Transistor and Field-Effect Transistor T Models

4.3 Common-Gate Amplifier with ro

4.4 Common-Source Amplifier with ro

4.5 Common-Drain Amplifier with ro

4.6 Field-Effect Transistor Cascode Amplifier with ro

4.7 Common-Base Amplifier with ro

4.8 Common-Collector and Common-Emitter Amplifiers with ro

4.9 Some Circuit Transformations

4.10 Feedback Analysis of Multipath Transistor Amplifiers

4.11 Feedback Analysis of the Common-Base Amplifier

4.12 Feedback Analysis of the Common-Emitter Amplifier

4.13 Feedback Analysis of the Common-Collector Amplifier

4.14 Inverting Op-Amp with Output Resistance

4.15 Feedback Analysis of the Shunt-Feedback Amplifier

4.16 Shunt-Feedback Amplifier Analysis: Substitution Theorem

4.17 An Idealized Shunt-Feedback Amplifier

4.18 Feedback Circuit Resistances

4.19 The Asymptotic Gain Method

4.20 The Cascode and Differential Shunt-Feedback Amplifiers

4.21 The Emitter-Coupled Feedback Amplifier

4.22 Closure


5. Transient and Frequency Response

5.1 Reactive Circuit Elements

5.2 First-Order Time-Domain Transient Response

5.3 Complex Poles and the Complex-Frequency Domain

5.4 Second-Order Time-Domain Response: RLC Circuit

5.5 Forced Response and Transfer Functions in the s-Domain

5.6 The Laplace Transform

5.7 Time-Domain Response to a Unit Step Function

5.8 Circuit Characterization in the Time Domain

5.9 The 5-Plane Frequency Response of Transfer Functions

5.10 Graphical Representation of Frequency Response

5.11 Loci of Quadratic Poles

5.12 Optimization of Time-Domain and Frequency-Domain Response

5.13 Reactance Chart Transfer Functions of Passive Circuits

5.14 Closure


6. Dynamic Response Compensation

6.1 Passive Compensation: Voltage Divider

6.2 Op-Amp Transfer Functions from Reactance Charts

6.3 Feedback Circuit Response Representation

6.4 Feedback Circuit Stability

6.5 Compensation Techniques

6.6 Compensator Design: Compensating with Zeros in H

6.7 Compensator Design: Reducing dc Loop Gain

6.8 Compensator Design: Pole Separation and Parameter Variation

6.9 Two-Pole Compensation

6.10 Output Load Isolation

6.11 Complex Pole Compensation

6.12 Compensation by the Direct (Truxal's) Method

6.13 Power Supply Bypassing

6.14 Closure


7. Frequency-Related Impedance Transformations

7.1 Active Device Behavior above Bandwidth

7.2 Derivation of Bipolar-Junction Transistor High-Frequency Model

7.3 Impedance Transformations in the High-Frequency Region

7.4 Reactance Chart Representation of ß-Gyrated Circuits

7.5 Reactance Chart Stability Criteria for Resonances

7.6 Emitter-Follower Reactance Plot Stability Analysis

7.7 Emitter-Follower High-Frequency Equivalent Circuit Resonance Analysis

7.8 Emitter-Follower High-Frequency Compensation

7.9 Emitter-Follower Resonance Analysis from the Base Circuit

7.10 Emitter-Follower Compensation with a Base Series RC

7.11 Bipolar-Junction Transistor Amplifier with Base Inductance

7.12 The Effect of rb' on Stability

7.13 Field-Effect Transistor High-Frequency Analysis

7.14 Output Impedance of a Feedback Amplifier

7.15 Closure


8. Wideband Amplification

8.1 Multiple-Stage Response Characteristics

8.2 Amplifier Stage Gain Optimization

8.3 Pole Determination by Circuit Inspection

8.4 Inductive Peaking

8.5 Source-Follower Compensation

8.6 Emitter Compensation

8.7 Cascode Compensation of the Common Base Stage

8.8 Compensation Network Synthesis

8.9 Differential-Amplifier Compensation

8.10 Shunt-Feedback Amplifier Design

8.11 Shunt-Feedback Cascode Amplifier

8.12 Closure


9. Precision Amplification

9.1 Causes of Degradation in Precision

9.2 Intrinsic Noise

9.3 Extrinsic Noise: Radiation and Crosstalk

9.4 Extrinsic Noise: Conductive Interference

9.5 Differential Amplifiers

9.6 Instrumentation Amplifiers

9.7 Low-Level Amplification and Component Characteristics

9.8 Isolation Amplifiers

9.9 Autocalibration

9.10 Distortion

9.11 Transconductance Linearity of Bipolar-Junction Transistor Diff-Amp

9.12 Bipolar-Junction Transistor and Field-Effect Transistor Diff-Amp Temperature Characteristics

9.13 Thermal Distortion

9.14 Complementary Emitter-Follower Output Amplifier

9.15 Closure


10. High-Performance Amplification

10.1 Current-Input and Current-Feedback Amplifiers

10.2 Split-Path, Low-Frequency Feedback, and Feedbeside Amplifiers

10.3 Feedforward and Linearized Differential Cascode Amplifiers

10.4 α-Compensated Gain Cells

10.5 fT Multipliers

10.6 High-Performance Buffer Amplifiers

10.7 Unipolar Voltage-Translating Amplifiers

10.8 Bootstrapped Input Stages

10.9 Composite-Feedback and Large-Signal Dynamic Compensation

10.10 The Gilbert Gain Cell and Multiplier

10.11 Programmable-Gain Amplifiers

10.12 Closure


11. Signal-Processing Circuits

11.1 Voltage References

11.2 Current Sources

11.3 Filters

11.4 Hysteretic Switches (Schmitt Triggers)

11.5 Discrete Logic Circuits

11.6 Clamps and Limiters

11.7 Multivibrators and Timing Circuits

11.8 Capacitance and Resistance Multipliers

11.9 Trigger Generators

11.10 Ramp and Sweep Generators

11.11 Logarithmic and Exponential Amplifiers

11.12 Function Generation

11.13 Triangle-Wave Generators

11.14 Precision Rectifiers or Absolute-Value Circuits

11.15 Peak Detectors


12. Digitizing and Sampling Circuits

12.1 Electrical Quantities Both Encode and Represent Information

12.2 Digital-to-Analog Converters

12.3 Digital-to-Analog Converter Circuits

12.4 Analog-to-Digital Converters: Parallel Feedback

12.5 Integrating Analog-to-Digital Converters

12.6 Voltage-to-Frequency Converters

12.7 Parallel and Recursive Conversion Techniques

12.8 Time-Domain Sampling Theory

12.9 Frequency-Domain Sampling Theory

12.10 The Sampling Theorem (Nyquist Criterion)

12.11 Sampling Circuits

12.12 Switched-Capacitor Circuits

12.13 Closure




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About the Author

Dennis L. Feucht