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1. Electrical Networks
Banzhaf, W. (1989). Computer-aided circuit analysis using SPICE (1st ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Comprehensive book that provides a good viewpoint of Spice analysis techniques and methodologies used in
electronic circuit analysis and design.
Bell, D. A. (2009). Fundamentals of electric circuits (7th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
This classic textbook discusses the fundamental techniques in the analysis of electric circuits. In this 7th edition
the author illustrates new problems and more didactical techniques to emphasize the understanding of
electric circuits and networks.
Hayt, W., Kemmerly, J. E., & Durbin, S. M. (2002). Engineering circuits analysis. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
This classic textbook discusses the fundamental circuit analysis techniques and tools. It is extremely useful to
review the theory on circuit analysis emphasizing linear circuit theory and its applications to electronics
analysis and design.
Keown, J. (1991). PSpice and circuit analysis (1st ed.). New York, NY: McMillan Publishing Company.
This book provides a good insight to Spice analysis techniques and methodologies used in electronic circuit
analysis and design.
Monssen, F. (1992). PSpice with circuit analysis (1st ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: McMillan Publishing Company.
This book that provides a good insight to Spice analysis techniques and methodologies used in electronic
circuit analysis and design.
Robbins, A. H., & Miller, W. C. (2006). Circuit analysis with devices; theory and practice (2nd ed.). Florence, KY:
Delmar Cengage Learning.
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This classic textbook shows circuit analysis techniques having a parallel path between theoretical concepts and
practical aspects. In this 2nd edition the author improves the structure and shows new problems with
additional didactical techniques and support to students and instructors.
Smith, R. (1999). Electronics, devices and systems. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Textbook that gives a very broad discussion on circuit analysis, electronic devices and electrical systems. This
reference book provides the general concepts and applications of accessories and devices that are used
around electronic systems. It includes electrical motors and transformers in a very simplified form.
Thomas, R. E., Rosa, A. J., & Toussaint, G. J. (2009). The analysis and design of linear circuits (6th ed.). Hoboken,
NJ: John Wiley and Sons.
Another classical textbook in circuit theory and network analysis that shows methodologies and tools to do
problem solving in this fascinating topic of electrical engineering. New problems and exercises have been
added as well as an emphasis on the linear circuit theory to reinforce most of the linear analysis techniques
used by electrical engineers.
2. Analog Electronics
Coughlin, R. F., & Driscoll, F. F. (1999). Amplificadores operacionales y circuitos integrados lineales [Operational
amplifiers and linear integrated circuits] (5th ed.). Mexico: Prentice Hall.
This textbook discusses OpAmps and their applications. Good source for studying circuits, OpAmp description
and applications at a very elementary level.
Franco, S. (2002). Design with operational amplifiers and analog integrated circuits (3rd ed.). New York, NY:
McGraw Hill.
This is an excellent reference for advanced linear electronics analysis and design. It includes OpAmp’s circuits
and applications from their basic fundamental analysis to more advanced topics such as multivibrators,
oscillators, function generators, references, phase looked loops and signal converter circuits.
Gray, P. R., Hurst, P. J., Lewis, S. H., & Meyer, R. G. (2001). Analysis and design of analog integrated circuits (4th
ed.). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.
Good reference for analog electronics analysis and design. It includes advanced topics on BJT and MOSFET
applications. It includes a chapter on feedback amplifiers analysis and design which may be of interest to
engineering students and practicing engineers doing electronic circuit analysis and design.
Malik, N. (1995). Electronic circuits: Analysis, simulation and design. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.
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This electronics analysis textbook includes topics that range from diodes to transistor circuit analysis
techniques. It presents sets of solved problems and practice problems to review the materials covered.
Malik, N. (1997). Circuitos electrónicos: Análisis, simulación y diseño [Electronic circuits: Analysis, simulation
and design]. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.
This is the Spanish version of Malik 1995.
Millman, J. (1989). Microelectronics (2nd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
This classical textbook on electronic circuit analysis provides techniques used in elementary and intermediate
electronics courses.
Neamen, D. A. (2001). Electronic circuit analysis and design (2nd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
A classical textbook on electronic circuit analysis and design. It includes both BJT and MOSFET transistors and
contains both solved and practice problems to review fundamental concepts. It also includes simulation
exercises and other material that can be consulted online through the Internet.
Neamen, D. A. (2006). An introduction to semiconductor devices. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
This textbook discusses the fundamental aspects of semiconductor theory in a very detailed fashion. It is
important for students and engineers who want to advance in semiconductor operation from the standpoint
of governing equations, semiconductor doping, energy levels, Fermi potentials, charge accumulation,
tunneling effects and other semiconductor phenomena.
Savant, S. J., Roden, M. S., & Carpenter, G. (2000). Electronic design, circuits and systems (3rd ed.). New York,
NY: Benjamin Cummings Publisher.
This basic electronic analysis textbook includes material about diodes and transistor circuit analysis
techniques, among other topics. It presents solved problems and practice problems to review the materials
covered.
Schilling, D., & Belove, C. (1989). Electronic circuits, discrete and integrated (3rd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw
Hill.
Among other topics, this electronics analysis textbook includes material about diodes and transistor circuit
analysis techniques. It contains solved problems and practice problems to review the materials covered. It also
includes some advanced topics, but in general it can be considered a fundamental sophomore or junior level
text.
Sedra, A. S., & Smith, K. C. (1999). Circuitos microelectrónicos [Microelectronic circuits] (4th ed.). New York, NY:
Oxford University Press.
Among other topics, this electronics analysis textbook includes material about diodes and transistor circuit
analysis techniques. It contains solved problems and practice problems to review the materials covered. It also
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includes some advanced topics, but in general it can be considered a fundamental sophomore or junior level
text.
Soclof, S. (1991). Design and applications of analog integrated circuits. New Jersey, NJ: Prentice Hall.
OpAmp analysis and design textbook that includes OpAmp classification material and practice problems.
Although this text shows some advanced material about OpAmps, most of the concepts are easy to grasp for
both intermediate and senior students, and for practicing engineers. It includes BJT, MOSFET and BI-MOS
OpAmps applications.
Wait, J. V., Huelsman, L. P., & Korn, G. A. (1992). Introduction to operational amplifier, theory and applications
(2nd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Good textbook that discusses OpAmps and their applications. Good source of circuits, OpAmp description and
applications at a very elementary level.
3. Instrumentation
Bartlet, T. L. M. (2006). Instrumentation and process control. Clifton Park, NY: Delmar Cengage Learning.
New textbook on instrumentation and data acquisition systems. It includes applied electronics,
instrumentation, and process control systems and data acquisition hardware. It shows application examples
and different process control scenarios.
Bell, D. A. (2009). Fundamentals of electric circuits (7th ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Textbook on instrumentation that offers the electronic instrumentation point of view of measurement
practices. It includes applied electronics, instrumentation, and measurement hardware.
Bronzino, J. (2000). The biomedical engineering handbook (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
This is a classical handbook on biomedical engineering and its applications. It includes concepts, applications
and analysis of opportunities for design and devices.
Carr, J. J., & Brown, J. M. (2001). Introduction to biomedical equipment technology (4th ed.). Upper Saddle
River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Classical textbook on bioinstrumentation systems that is suitable for biomedical engineering majors taking a
course after applied electronics. It includes both, solved problems and proposed problems about
bioinstrumentation systems used in health care facilities.
Creus, A. (1993). Instrumentación industrial [Industrial instrumentation] (5th ed.). España-México: Alfa-Omega.
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This descriptive textbook shows industrial instrumentation from the physical modeling standpoint. It includes a
good exhaustive description of flow transduction systems and associated devices.
Christie, B. L. (2009). Introduction to biomedical instrumentation. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press.
Textbook about bioinstrumentation systems suitable for biomedical engineering majors taking a course in
medical instrumentation devices and methodologies.
Colomer-Farrarnos, J., & Miribel-Catalá, P. L. (2011). A CMOS self-powered front-end architecture for
subcutaneous event-detector devices. Dordrecht, Germany: Springer Science + Business Media.
This book describes the application of energy scavenging CMOS-based systems for biomedical data acquisition
systems. Although this is a very specialized book for a particular biomedical application, it can provide an
insight to more advanced topics in microsystems and CMOS microelectronics applied to the biomedical
instrumentation.
Dieck-Assad, G. (2000). Instrumentación, acondicionamiento electrónico y adquisición de datos
[Instrumentation, electronic conditioning and data acquisition]. Mexico: Editorial Trillas.
Textbook that includes instrumentation, data acquisition and electronic devices that are fundamental for a
comprehensive instrumentation course emphasizing electronic instrumentation. It contains topics such as
sensors, transducers, applied OpAmp electronics, oscillators, multivibrators, filters, switched capacitor
instrumentation, virtual data acquisition systems and projects.
Domach, M. M. (2004). Introduction to biomedical engineering. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearsons-Prentice Hall.
Good introductory book to the biomedical engineering field. It includes physiological and electrochemical
aspects of the area.
Gad-el-Hak, M. (Ed.). (2006). MEMS introduction and fundamentals (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Taylor &
Francis.
This text provides an excellent introduction to the MEMS (Microelectromechanical Systems) topic. It includes a
series of tutorial articles that guides the reader through the basic governing equations of biosensors and other
MEMS devices.
Gad-el-Hak, M. (Ed.). (2006). MEMS design and fabrication (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Taylor & Francis.
From a three book series on MEMS, this is an excellent development and compilation of MEMS
(Microelectromechanical Systems) fabrication and design contributions. It includes a series of articles that
guides the reader through the MEMS design and fabrication.
Gad-el-Hak, M. (Ed.). (2006). MEMS applications (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Taylor & Francis.
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From a three book series on MEMS, this is an excellent compilation of MEMS (Microelectromechanical
Systems) applications contributed by many authors. It includes a series of articles that guide the reader
through the MEMS applications and their impact on the advance of technology.
Horowitz, P., & Hill, W. (1989). The art of electronics (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Textbook that gives a very broad discussion on electronic systems from the standpoint of physical sciences.
This reference provides the general concepts, tricks and applications of accessories and devices that are used
in electronic systems.
Jacob, M. J. (1988). Industrial control electronics. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Good source of industrial instrumentation systems that includes electronics and transducers. It is oriented
toward data acquisition systems, both theory and practice.
Johnson, C. D. (2005). Process control instrumentation technology (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice
Hall.
Good textbook of data acquisition systems. It includes applied electronics, instrumentation and data
acquisition hardware. It shows working problems, proposed problems and other application projects.
Khandpur, R. S. (2005). Biomedical instrumentation: Technology and applications. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
Textbook suitable for biomedical engineering majors or practicing engineers who want to increase their
knowledge about biomedical technology and applications.
Madou, M. (2002). Fundamentals of microfabrication, the science of miniaturization (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL:
CRC Taylor & Francis.
This book covers the fundamental aspects of microfabrication using photolithographic processes. It is oriented
toward techniques and tools used to produce MEMS.
Northrop, R. B. (2002). Noninvasive instrumentation and measurement in medical diagnosis. Boca Raton, FL:
CRC Taylor & Francis
This book discusses techniques and procedures to perform noninvasive measurements in the medical field, in
order to perform precise diagnosis and to provide the physicians with the best possible preview of the
measuring variables.
Northrop, R. B. (2005). Introduction to instrumentation and measurements (2nd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Taylor
& Francis.
This book discusses most of the fundamental concepts of industrial instrumentation to develop high
performance measurement systems. It includes proposed problems, special projects and a comprehensive
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discussion of electronic instrumentation such as bridge preconditioning networks, impedance bridge systems,
OpAmp's linear conversion circuits, electrochemical biosensors and other modern instrumentation systems.
Norton, H. (1984). Sensores y analizadores [Sensors and analyzers]. Madrid: Gustavo Gili.
This book illustrates the Spanish version of the Transducers Handbook edited by Harry Norton in the USA. It
provides a wide description of many of the traditional fundamental sensor and transducer systems such as
strain gages.
OMEGA Engineering (2010). Temperature, pressure and data acquisition manual. Stamford, CT: OMEGA.
The OMEGA Engineering Manuals describe most of the operation of the sensors and transducers
manufactured by OMEGA to provide solutions for industrial data acquisition problems. The temperature
manual is a classical reference that provides an excellent description of the standard and advanced
temperature transducers such as RTDs, thermocouples, integrated sensors, RF sensors, radiation pyrometers
and thermistors.
Olanson, J. (2001). Virtual bio-instrumentation: Biomedical, clinical and healthcare applications in LabVIEW.
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.
This book provides a good reference for using both, hardware and software solutions developed by National
Instruments. It includes support problems which use LabVIEW as the basic software development platform,
and shows an extensive graphic programming solution for instrumentation and data acquisition problems.
Stafford, T. (2008). Fundamentals of instrumentation (2nd ed.). Cliffton Park, NY: Thomson Delmar Learning.
Textbook that offers an overall systemic point of view for instrumentation systems and practices. It includes
most of the operational aspects of the instrumentation channel from the transducer to the signal converter
and microcontroller system.
Steinem, C., & Janshoff, A. (Eds.). (2007). Piezoelectric sensors. Berlin: Germany Springer.
This advanced and extensive book provides a very useful compilation of piezoelectric sensor applications and
data acquisition problems. It emphasizes biochemical, biological and electrochemical application, especially
QCM (quartz crystal microbalance) applications.
Webster, J. B. (1998). Medical instrumentation, applications and design (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Wiley and
Sons.
This is one of the classical textbook of biomedical engineering applications. It describes the fundaments of
biomedical instrumentation and equipment to develop and integrate measurement in biological and medical
systems. It includes a complete review of sensors, transducers, and electronics and data acquisition systems to
integrate complete medical instruments that support health care facilities.
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Webster, J. G. (1999). Measurement, instrumentation and sensors handbook CRCnetBase 1999. Boca Raton, FL:
Chapman and Hall.
This handbook describes the fundamental concepts of industrial instrumentation to develop and integrate
measurement systems. It includes a complete review of sensors, transducers, electronics and data acquisition
systems to integrate complete measurement instruments in many fields of science and engineering.
Wilson, J. S. (2005). The sensor technology handbook. Oxford, UK: Newnes-Elsevier.
This handbook describes the transducer technology concepts and applications. It provides a wide spectrum of
sensors and transducers that go beyond the classical industrial devices. It includes biomedical sensors,
electrochemical transducers, and it shows a complete review of measurement instruments in many fields of
science and engineering.
Wolf, S., & Smith, R. (2003). Student reference manual for electronic instrumentation laboratories (2nd ed.).
Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
This book illustrates some of the basic aspects of data acquisition and measurement of electric and electronic
variables in typical instrumentation laboratories. It is recommended for students interested in regaining the
basic understanding of electrical measurement systems.
4. Digital Microelectronics
Baker, R. J. (2007). CMOS circuit design, layout and simulation (Revised 2nd ed.). IEEE Press Piscataway, NJ:
Wiley Interscience.
This text shows a very comprehensive description of the fundamental principles of advanced microelectronics.
It includes analog and digital development and provides theoretical descriptions of the CMOS fabrication
process, analog design, digital design and proposed problems and projects. It also contains simulation
problems that promote the use of computer simulation analysis and design using tools such as Electric VLSI,
LtSpice, Cadence and other platforms.
Cheng, Y., & Hu. C. (1999). MOSFET modeling and BSIM3 user´s guide. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic
Publishers.
This text provides an extensive description of SPICE modeling using the latest model advances for BSIM latest
generation of microelectronic circuit simulation systems. The modeling includes DIBL, velocity saturation,
mobility degradation, sub-threshold zone operation and other DSM effects.
Hodges, D. A., Jackson, H. G., & Saleh, R. A. (2004). Analysis and design of digital integrated circuits in deep
submicron technology (3rd ed.). New York, NY: McGraw Hill Books.
This text shows the fundamental principles of digital microelectronics using DSM (Deep-Sub-Micron) CMOS
technology processes. It includes theoretical descriptions of the CMOS fabrication process, MOS transistors,
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digital design, static gates, transfer gates, power calculations, domino logic, memory design and other topics.
It provides both proposed and simulation problems with CMOS technology processes with feature sizes of 180
and 130 nm.
Saint, Ch., & Saint, J. (2002). IC mask design, essential layout techniques. New York, NY: McGraw Hill.
This text illustrates techniques and procedures to develop masks for microelectronic processes both in BJT and
CMOS technology processes. It provides an emphasis on CMOS mask design, and shows very detailed step by
step description examples for newcomers to the microelectronic fabrication of ICs.
Kang, S., & Leblebici, Y. (2003). CMOS digital integrated circuits analysis & design (3rd ed.). New York, NY:
McGraw Hill.
This text shows the fundamental principles of digital microelectronics using DSM (Deep-Sub-Micron) CMOS
technology processes. It includes theoretical descriptions of the CMOS fabrication process, MOS transistors,
digital design, static gates, transfer gates, power calculations, domino logic, memory design and other topics.
Weste, N. H. E., & Harris, D. M. (2011). CMOS VLSI design (4th ed.). Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley.
This text shows the fundamental principles of digital VLSI microelectronics using DSM (Deep-Sub-Micron)
CMOS technology processes. It includes theoretical descriptions of the CMOS processing technology, MOS
transistor theory, delay characteristics, interconnect engineering, combinational and sequential circuit design,
power calculations, digital effort calculations, design methodologies and tools, memory design, hardware
description languages and other topics. It provides both proposed and simulation problems with CMOS
technology processes; it also proposes a design project of MIPS microprocessor control hardware.
Wong, B. P., Mittal, A., Cao, Y., & Starr, G. (2005). Nano-CMOS circuit and physical design. Hoboken NJ: Wiley
Interscience.
This text offers an advanced description of physical limitations and specifications of digital and analog
microelectronics using DSM (Deep-Sub-Micron) technologies. It includes theoretical descriptions of problems
in the operation of CMOS circuits, hot carrier effects, punch-through, latch-up, electrostatic discharge in MOS
transistors, and other nano-CMOS’ limitations. The book provides solutions to different problems in the design
of CMOS circuits that have less than 1 m in channel length size.
5. Analog Microelectronics
Aparicio, R., & Hajimiri, A. (2002). Capacity limits and matching properties of integrated capacitors. IEEE
Journal of Solid State Circuits, 37(3), 384-393.
Journal article that reports on capacity limits of IC capacitors.
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Andreani, P., & Mattison, S. (2000). On the use of MOS varactors in RF VCO. IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits,
35(6), 905-910.
The article reports advances on MOSFET-based varactors for RF voltage-controlled oscillator applications.
Allen, P. (2002). CMOS analog circuit design (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Analog IC design textbook that describes the fundamentals of analog electronics analysis and design using
CMOS circuits. Most of the analysis includes long channel CMOS technologies, even though it discusses the
effects of short channel transistors. It also includes a complete chapter in switched-capacitor circuits, and D-A
and A-D signal converters using CMOS technology.
Baker, R. J. (2007). CMOS circuit design, layout and simulation (Revised 2nd ed.). IEEE Press Piscataway, NJ:
Wiley Interscience.
IC analysis and design textbook that describes the fundamentals of both digital and analog electronics using
CMOS circuits. It includes long and short channel CMOS technologies. It also presents several chapters on IC
layout and good design practices in the development of complete CMOS microelectronic chips.
Baker, R. J. (2009). CMOS mixed-signal circuit design (2nd ed.). IEEE Press Piscataway, NJ: Wiley Interscience.
This textbook integrates both, fundamental and advanced methodologies and techniques to develop mixedsignal instrumentation circuits using CMOS processes. It is mostly oriented to switching capacitor
instrumentation and IC; however, it can provide fundamental analysis and design knowledge for practicing and
junior engineers.
Cho, T. B., & Gray, R. R. (1995). A 10b, 20 Msample/s, 35 mW Pipeline A/D converter. IEEE Journal of Solid
State Circuits, 30(3), 166-172.
Journal article that describes an A to D signal converter with specific characteristics and using a pipeline
structure.
Geiger, R., Allen, P.E., & Strader, N. R. (1990). VLSI design techniques for analog and digital circuits. New York,
NY: McGraw Hill.
Textbook that describes techniques to perform VLSI design at different levels of abstraction. It includes both
digital and analog IC design.
Gray, P. R., Hurst, P. J., Lewis, S. H., & Meyer, R. G. (2001). Analysis and design of analog integrated circuits (4th
ed.). New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons.
This textbook provides a very exhaustive analog electronics development from fundamentals to the design of
operational amplifiers such as the conventional 741 structure. Although the original orientation of the book
was towards BJT circuits, it has evolved to include MOSFET ICs. It includes a very complete chapter on
feedback amplifiers that can be very helpful to the practicing engineer and to the senior electrical engineering
student.
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Gregorian, R. (1999). Introduction to CMOS OP-AMPS and comparators. New York, NY: Wiley Interscience.
This book shows most of the traditional CMOS OpAmp structures available today. It includes two stage OTAs,
folded cascode structures, input stages, output stages, common mode feedback structures and many other
important CMOS configuration and comparators.
Gunaway, M., Meijer, G. C. M., Fonderie, J., & Huijsing, J. H. (1993). A curvature-corrected low-voltage
bandgap reference. IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, 28(6), 667-670.
This journal article illustrates the methodology for curvature correction in low voltage bandgap reference
supplies for high performance integrated circuits.
Lee, T. H. (2009). The design of CMOS radio-frequency integrated circuits (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Cambridge
University Press.
This book describes techniques and methodologies to design CMOS RF integrated circuits. It initiates with
fundamentals of RF circuits and consolidates the presentation with more advances in high performance CMOS
RF integrated circuits.
Lee, I., Kim, G., & Kim, W. (1994). Exponential curvature-compensated BiCMOS bandgap references. IEEE
Journal of Solid State Circuits, 29(11), 1396-140.
This journal article illustrates circuits to perform exponential curvature correction in high performance
bandgap reference supplies for BJT-CMOS integrated circuits.
Laker, K. R., & Sansen, W. M. C. (1994). Design of analog integrated circuits and systems. New York, NY:
McGraw Hill.
This textbook integrates fundamental and advanced techniques to analyze and design analog integrated
circuits and systems. It is oriented to provide fundamental aspects of CMOS analysis and design, and it shows
OpAmp’s classical and modern configuration circuits.
Meijer, G. C. M., Schmale, P. C., & Van Zalinge, K. (1982). A new curvature-corrected bandgap reference. IEEE
Journal of Solid State Circuits, 17(6), 1139-1143.
This journal article shows an interesting circuit that compensates a bandgap reference using curvaturecorrection methodologies. It includes CMOS realizations.
Pendersen, E. (2001). RF CMOS varactors for 2 GHz applications. Analog Integrated Circuits and Systems
Processing, 26(1), 26-31.
This journal article illustrates design and applications of CMOS varactors to be applied in RF CMOS
implementations for specifically 2 GHz signals.
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Porret, T. A-S., Melly, C. E., & Vittoz, E. (2000). Design of high-Q varactors for low-power wireless applications
using a standard CMOS process. IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, 35(3), 337-345.
This journal article shows a design of a special kind of varactors for very low power and wireless applications
using CMOS technology.
Rezavi, B. (2007). Fundamentals of microelectronics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley and Sons.
This textbook describes fundamental techniques for the analysis of microelectronics circuits. It includes both
the BJT and CMOS electronic devices and provides OpAmp analysis of the classical configurations such as OTAs
and cascode designs. It also includes frequency response, analog filters, feedback amplifiers, output stages,
power amplifiers and a brief introduction to digital CMOS circuits.
Razavi, B. (2001). Design of analog CMOS integrated circuits. New York, NY: Mc Graw Hill Books.
This advanced CMOS analog IC textbook describes design methodologies and procedures for CMOS subcircuits
and CMOS operational amplifiers. Most of the analysis includes long channel CMOS, but it also discusses the
effects of short-channel transistors and the level modeling (including BSIM) used by SPICE to develop high
performance simulation of devices. It also presents a chapter in switching capacitor circuits, bangap
references, phase-locked loops, oscillators, CMOS processes, layout and packaging.
Sackinger, E., & Guggenbuhl, W. (1987). A versatile building block: The CMOS differential difference amplifier.
IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, 22(2), 287-294.
This journal article shows one of the earlier CMOS OpAmp design circuits which performed as a difference
amplifier. It constitutes a very solid design for a two-stage differential amplifier first called OpAmp and later
named a two-stage OTA, operational transconductance amplifier.
Sheu, B. J., & Hu, C. (1984). Switched induced error voltage on a switching capacitor. IEEE Journal of Solid State
Circuits, 19(4), 519-525.
This journal article illustrates a model for an error voltage calculation in switching capacitor circuits. It can be
considered as one of the best hand calculation models to perform evaluation of pedestal voltages or “clock
feedthrough” voltages that appears in switching capacitor circuits or analog to digital converters that use
sample-and-hold amplifiers or SHA.
Widlar, R. J. (1971). New developments in IC voltage regulators. IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, 6(4), 2-7.
This journal article shows the classical contribution of Widlar with one of the most important bias sources used
in IC technology. It has a profound impact on BJT IC and CMOS IC circuits and devices that use Widlar’s sources
in their configurations.
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