Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Scaling of digital BiCMOS circuits

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Bellaouar, A. ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada ; Embabi, S.H.K. ; Elmasry, M.I.

A generalized first-order scaling theory for BiCMOS digital circuit structures is presented. The effect of horizontal, vertical, and voltage scaling on the speed performance of various BiCMOS circuits is presented. The generalized scaling theory is used for the MOSFET, and the constant collector current (CIC) scaling scheme is used for the bipolar junction transistor (BJT). In scaling the bipolar transistor, polysilicon emitter contact and bandgap narrowing are taken into account. A case study for scaling BiCMOS circuits operating at 5- and 3.3-V power supplies shows that scaling improved BiCMOS buffers more significantly than CMOS buffers. Moreover, the low delay-to-load sensitivity of BiCMOS is preserved with scaling

Published in:

Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Journal of  (Volume:25 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

Aug 1990

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.