Ring oscillator

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  • Assignees: Citizen Watch Co Ltd
  • Publication Date: September 05, 1980
  • Publication Number: JP-S55115717-A


PURPOSE:To enable to reduce the power consumption, by increasing the threshold voltage through the insertion of a resistor between the bulk and source of C- MOSFET. CONSTITUTION:In the ring oscillator constituted with C-MOSFET, by inserting the resistive element 1 between the scurce electrode and bulk of P.N channel FET, back bias potential is fed between the bulk and source and the body effect is shown. Thus, the channel is caused for modulation, the threshold voltage of FET is increased, and the mutual conductance gm of FET is decreased. Accordingly, the current of ID2 flows to the same gate voltage VG to save power by ID1-ID2.




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