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High-speed hybrid current-mode sense amplifier for CMOS SRAMs

High-speed hybrid current-mode sense amplifier for CMOS SRAMs

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A new hybrid current-mode sense amplifier for fast CMOS SRAMs is presented. The sensing speed is twice that of the conventional current-sensing data path and independent of the bit-line and data-line capacitances. In addition, low voltage swings at bit lines and data lines reduce the power dissipation and voltage noise coupling significantly.

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      • Seevinck, E.: `A current sense-amplifier for fast CMOS SRAMs', VLSI Circuits Symp. Dig. Tech. Papers, 1990, p. 71–72.
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      • E. Seevinck , P. Beers , H. Ontrop . Current-mode techniques for high-speed VLSI circuits with application to current sense amplifier for CMOSSRAM's. IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits , 4 , 525 - 536
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      • T.N. Blalock , R.C. Jaeger . A high speed clamped bit-line current-mode sense amplifier. IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits , 4 , 542 - 548
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