6 Threads found on edaboard.com: Wilson Current Source
the main thing of the all current sources to get constant wilson and normal sources, output current of the current source is equal to reference current. but in widlar it is not like that,output current less than the reference (...)
Elementary Electronic Questions :: 09-10-2012 15:19 :: rameshbalan :: Replies: 1 :: Views: 1294
You can use a bandgap reference to generate it.
I don't remember the name of the circuit but you can also use a a simple n-channel current mirror(1:N) with a resistor between the source and ground of N-size MOSFET. The load for both the transistors is a p-channel current-mirror load. I think it is some variation of (...)
Analog IC Design and Layout :: 07-04-2009 11:27 :: kishore2k4 :: Replies: 4 :: Views: 720
wilson current source?
Analog Circuit Design :: 08-22-2007 22:05 :: paraon00 :: Replies: 3 :: Views: 811
This is called wilson current source. The presence of MC4 is to boost output resistance of cascoded current source formed by MC5 and MC6 by gm4*(rc4//rc7).
The current goes through MC5 may not equal to Ibias, but is set by Vbias.
it's better phrase.
Analog Circuit Design :: 04-09-2007 14:08 :: hr_rezaee :: Replies: 3 :: Views: 985
In bipolar,we use wilson current mirror to get rid of the systematic error due to base current
but in CMOS,we don't have "gate current",then do we use wilson current mirror in CMOS?
if so, what's the benefit of using it?
Thanks in advance
Analog IC Design and Layout :: 10-30-2006 00:09 :: pugongying :: Replies: 11 :: Views: 3600
The wilson current source is particularly advantageous to use in the case of bipolar tech. There is no advantage for the case of MOSFETs. The explanation is given in more detail by Prof.Brodersen in his video lecture(EECS140 at ) when another person asked the same question as you did.
Analog Circuit Design :: 08-27-2004 14:17 :: v_naren :: Replies: 23 :: Views: 13956