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Volume 18 (1995), Issue 3, Pages 151-157

New Current-Mode Oscillators Using a Single Unity-Gain Current-Follower

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Box 203, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia

Received 25 September 1994; Accepted 29 December 1994

Copyright © 1995 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A general circuit for realizing current-mode oscillators using a single negative unity-gain current-follower is presented. Using this circuit new oscillators of this class can be discovered systematically. Simulation results obtained from three new circuits are presented. The feasibility of obtaining a quadrature oscillator is investigated.