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    Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

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    I want to tune the transconductance of OTA. For transconductance tuning I have to vary the biasing current but How can I vary the biasing current what circuitry should be used to vary the biasing current for transconductance tuning.

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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Do you speak about a commercial OTA unit?
    In this case, the data sheet gives you some information about the corresponding pin and the internal voltage at this pin.



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Quote Originally Posted by LvW View Post
    Do you speak about a commercial OTA unit?
    In this case, the data sheet gives you some information about the corresponding pin and the internal voltage at this pin.
    No, I am taking about the schematic diagram to simulate in CADENCE. How can I tune the biasing current? There might be some tuning circuitry that can be varied which can tune the transconductance.



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    How about a variable current source?



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Quote Originally Posted by FvM View Post
    How about a variable current source?
    Yes, but after simulating I have to fabricate chip I think while to fabricate the circuit we might have to use some tunable circuitry to vary the biasing currents? The current source can not be fabricated like this? This is what I understood Correct me if I am wrong?



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    How about a simple (large) resistor?
    Do you need linear tuning?



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Yes I need linear tuning.

    How simple resistor vary the bias current. If resistor value fixed then tuning is not possible. Normally OTA are electronically tunable. There biasing currents can be tuned. I also want to tune the biasing current.



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    OTA is electronically tunable. I want to tune the OTA biasing current how can I tune that. The tuning circuitry in different research articles are not shown. What circuit can be designed/used to tune the biasing of OTA.



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Hi,

    Did you read and try post#4?

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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Quote Originally Posted by KlausST View Post
    Hi,

    Did you read and try post#4?

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    How can I design a variable current source. I have provided biasing of the OTA simply by using current mirrors so I have a fixed current. For tuning how can I design a variable current source. I have to fabricate the OTA.



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    Re: Tuning of transconductance in OTA circuit

    Normally OTA are electronically tunable. There biasing currents can be tuned. I also want to tune the biasing current.
    Typical OTA ICs have current mirror inputs for bias setting


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    You didn't yet mention what's the characteristic of the involved tuning source. If it's a voltage source and you want a linear tuning characteristic, you'll design a linear V/I converter. I presume it's discussed somewhere in your analog design text books.



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