A Current Mirror, Devices Including Same, And Methods Of Operation Thereof

  • Published: Dec 29, 2010
  • Earliest Priority: Jun 23 2009
  • Family: 3
  • Cited Works: 3
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Abstract

Exemplary embodiments are directed to a current mirror and method of operation thereof. A method may include biasing a first transistor with a voltage at a gate of a second transistor to cause the first transistor to conduct, wherein the first transistor has a source operably coupled to a drain of a third transistor and a drain operably coupled to a gate of the third transistor. The method may also include providing an input current at the drain of the third transistor. Moreover, the method may include decreasing or increasing a voltage at the gate of the first transistor when a voltage at the gate of the second transistor and the drain of the first transistor respectively decreases or increases. Furthermore, the method may include generating an output current in a drain of a fourth transistor having a gate operably coupled to the gate of the third transistor.


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  • Publication: Dec 29, 2010
  • Application: Jun 23, 2010
    WO US 2010/0039680 W
  • Priority: Jun 22, 2010
    US US 82104910 A
  • Priority: Jun 23, 2009
    US US 21974809 P

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