A Novel Diode Free Adiabatic Logic Threshold Inverter Quantizer for Flash ADC

Vishal Moyal*, Dr Neeta Tripathi**
** Principal, Shri Shankaracharya College of Engineering, SSTC, Bhilai.
Periodicity:March - May'2018


A novel Diode Free Adiabatic Logic (DFAL) based Threshold Inverter Quantizer (TIQ) is suggested in this work for
implementing a 3-bit Flash type Analog to Digital Converter (FADC). For appropriate implementation of such TIQ, there is
a necessity of rehabilitated reference voltage for each of the comparator and this task is accomplished methodically by
sizing the transistors of the TIQ comparators. The suggested work is carried out with TSMC 65 nm Technology on Cadence-
Virtuoso-IC616 version. The average power dissipation by the proposed FADC simulated at 1.2 V and and for 1fF capacitive
load is 5.5 μW, which is 66 % less than that of the power consumed by CMOS-TIQ based FADC at 100 Hz.


Diode Free Adiabatic Logic (DFAL), Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS), TIQ, FADC, T2MB, Differential Non Linearity (DNL), Integral Non-Linearity (INL), Total Harmonic Distortion (THD), Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR), Spurious Free Dynamic Range (SFDR).

How to Cite this Article?

Moyal. V and Tripathi. N (2018). A Novel Diode Free Adiabatic Logic Threshold Inverter Quantizer for Flash ADC. i-manager's Journal on Electronics Engineering, 8(3), 14-17.


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