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IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits

Issue 2 • Date April 1969

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  • [Front cover - April 1969]

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s): f1
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  • [Inside front cover - April 1969]

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s): f2
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  • Computer-aided design and characterization of digital MOS integrated circuits

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):57 - 64
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    A computer-aided circuit-simulation method is developed to enable the design, characterization, and optimization of MOS integrated circuits. The computation of dc and transient characteristics is done in terms of physical device parameters extracted from processing information and incorporated in an analytical device model. It is demonstrated that any MOS circuit configuration (with its associated... View full abstract»

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  • Noise-reduction techniques of high-frequency oscillator-high- order multipliers and avalanche-diode-type microwave sources

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):65 - 70
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    Results of noise-reduction techniques by injection phase locking to a master oscillator and through the use of high-Q cavities are presented for a class of high- frequency oscillator-high-order multiplier and avalanche-diode oscillator microwave sources. Frequency and amplitude noise spectra are described for two states of oscillation: free-running and injection phase-locked for the video range 30... View full abstract»

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  • Bistable light-detection devices

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):71 - 74
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    The effect of optical feedback in light-amplifier radiation detectors is discussed, with spectral reference to bistable operation. High- and low-impedance systems are considered and the operating characteristics of a number of such detectors are presented. View full abstract»

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  • A noise model for the distributed transistor

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):75 - 80
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    A transistor model having a distributed base region and distributed sources of noise is analyzed. An equivalent lumped-noise model is derived. The model includes all the conventional sources of shot noise and thermal noise in the base region. It is found that the transistor shot noise is uneffected by the distributed nature of the base. Mean-square thermal noise is found to be proportional to the ... View full abstract»

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  • A radiation-sensitive time-selector switch

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):83 - 84
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    A time-selector switch that is triggered by ionizing radiation is presented. Two transistors in a balanced bridge circuit are turned on by radiation and shunt the signal path to ground. View full abstract»

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  • A direct-coupled hybrid IC amplifier with 1-ns rise time

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):86 - 88
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    This paper describes the design and operation of a wide-band direct-coupled pulse amplifier, with a voltage gain of 10 and a rise time of 1 ns. Computer-aided analysis and simulation are used to optimize the design and to predict the performance of the amplifier. Good agreement is obtained between the predicted and experimental results. In an attempt to improve the frequency response through the r... View full abstract»

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  • Contributors (April 1969)

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s): 89
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  • 1969 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):90 - 95
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    Presents abstracts for the articles comprising the 1969 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference proceedings. The conference was held at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA (February 19-21, 1969). View full abstract»

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  • Diode and transistor equivalent circuits for transient operation

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):80 - 83
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    Solid-state devices have complex energy storage effects that complicate their transient operation. A frequently used method of analysis is that of charge control. This method relies upon quasi-static equilibrium and may have significant errors for high-speed operation. The method proposed uses a series approximation to a convolution integral solution. The first term of the series is equivalent to ... View full abstract»

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  • Four-terminal field-effect transistors for amplitude modulation

    Publication Year: 1969, Page(s):84 - 86
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    An amplitude modulator using a field-effect tetrode transistor (FETT) is investigated. The operation of the modulation circuit is based on the `linear mode' where the transconductance from one gate to the drain is a linear function of the bias signal at the other gate. Experimental result shows that the modulator has good linearity for RF application. View full abstract»

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The IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits publishes papers each month in the broad area of solid-state circuits with particular emphasis on transistor-level design of integrated circuits.

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University of Michigan