Source follower based single ended sense amplifier for large capacity SRAM

Dong Hoon Jung, Hanwool Jeong, Taejoong Song, Gyuhong Kim, Seong Ook Jung

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Abstract

In this paper we proposed a source follower based single ended sense amplifier (SA) which enhance the access time using positive feedback. The source follower stage is used to transfer the bit-line (BL) development to sensing stage. By using the source follower, biasing of the sensing circuit during the precharge phase becomes faster. In addition, positive feedback is applied to the source follower stage to enhance the access time of the SRAM macro with the large number of cells per bit-line (CpBL). The proposed source follower based SA is designed and verified using 45nm CMOS process. More than to 12% of access time enhancement is achieved compared to conventional structures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
Pages364-367
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781479911417
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event2013 International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2013 - Busan, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2013 Nov 172013 Nov 19

Publication series

NameISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference

Other

Other2013 International SoC Design Conference, ISOCC 2013
CountryKorea, Republic of
CityBusan
Period13/11/1713/11/19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Jung, D. H., Jeong, H., Song, T., Kim, G., & Jung, S. O. (2013). Source follower based single ended sense amplifier for large capacity SRAM. In ISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference (pp. 364-367). [6864051] (ISOCC 2013 - 2013 International SoC Design Conference). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISOCC.2013.6864051