Common-Base Amplifier References
Updated 10 December 2002

  1. Balanov, A.T. and V.V. Ivanyutin, "Calculation of the Characteristics of a Common Emitter-Common-Base Cascode Amplifier Circuit," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Pt. 1, Vol. 37, June 1983, pp. 59-64.
    
    
  2. Baker, B.B. and C. Toumazou, "Low Noise CMOS Common Gate Optical Preamplifier Using Active Feedback," Electronics Letters, Vol. 34, No. 23, 12 November 1998, pp. 2235-2237.
    
    
  3. Bogachev, V.M. and V.V. Nikiforov, "The Effect of the Inductance of the Base Lead on the Stability of a Common-Base Transistor Amplifier Stage," Telecommunications and Radio Engineering, Pt. 2, Vol. 29, December 1974, pp. 113-117.
    
    
  4. Bokk, O.F., V.P. Chernolikhove, and S.M. Kovaleva, "Dynamic Range of Intermodulation in an Amplifier Using Transistors of Different Conductivity," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Pt. 2, Vol. 37, November 1982, pp. 64-67.
    
    
  5. Borisov, E.V., "Noise Factor of a Selective Amplifier Having a Common-Base Bipolar Transistor Connected in Series in the Tuned Circuit," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 12, December 1975, pp. 127-130.
    
    
  6. Bult, K. and G.J.G.M. Geelen, "The CMOS Gain-Boosting Technique," Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing 1," 1991, pp. 119-135.
    
    
  7. Chun, C.K.Y., "Common Base Amplifier," US Patent #5,304,949, 19 Apr 1994.
    
    
  8. Darwazeh, I. and B. Wilson, "Hibrid Pi Common Base Analysis," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 37, No. 5, May 1990, pp. 655-656.
    
    
  9. Herzog, von Werner, "Zur Erhohung der Grenzfrequenz bei Transistoren," Archiv der Elektrischen Ubertratung (AEU), Vol. 8, No. 7, July 1954, pp. 297-300.
    
    
  10. Hulick, T.H., "Rise Time/Fall Time Enhancement of Class C Bipolar Common Base Transistor Amplifiers," RF Design, Jun 1993, pp. 44-53.
    
    
  11. Jones, D.H., "Intermodulation Distortion in an Experimental Group Amplifier Using Transistors," Journal of the IEE, Vol. 106, Part B, Supplement No. 15, Paper No. 2878E, May 1959, pp. 481-489.
    
    
  12. Kovalev, V.N., "Compensation of the Frequency Characteristic of a Common Emitter-Common-Base Cascode Amplifier," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Pt. 2, Vol. 29, April 1974, p. 127.
    
    
  13. Leek, R., "Common-Base Amplifier," Electronic Technology, August 1962, pp. 302-306.
    
    
  14. Lostetter, J.A., "A Solid State 125-Watt Linear Power Amplifier," Semiconductor Products, October 1961, pp. 35-39.
    
    
  15. Meyer, N.I., "Non-Linear Distortion in Transistor Class-A Amplifiers at Low and Medium Frequencies," Journal of the IEE, Vol. 106, Part B, Supplement No. 15, Paper No. 2896E, May 1959, pp. 481-489.
    
    
  16. Micronas, O.Y., "A Low Noise, High Frequency Amplifier Using a Common Base Input Stage and a White's Cascode Output Stage," British Patent #2,314,223, 17 Dec 1997.
    
    
  17. Oakes, F., "Analysis of the Common-Base Transistor Circuit," Electronic Engineering, March 1955, pp. 120-126.
    
    
  18. Petrov, B.E. and A.A. Reznev, "Design of Wideband Microwave Common-Base Power Amplifiers," Telecommunications and Radio Engineering, Pt. 1, Vol. 30, October 1976, pp. 47-52.
    
    
  19. Purton, R.F., "Transistor Amplifiers: Common Base Versus Common Emitter," ATE Journal, Vol. 14, No. 2, April 1958, pp. 157-163.
    
    
  20. Rozov, V.M. and V.V. Martynkin, "Effect of External Feedback in a Common-Base Amplifier on Nonlinear Distortions," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Pt. 2, Vol. 36, October 1981, pp. 134-138.
    
    
  21. Sapotta, Hans, "Push-Pull Receiver Front End Stages in Common Base Circuits: The Solution to the Inter-Modulation Problem," VHF Communications, Feb 1996, pp. 111-121.
    
    
  22. Sechi, F.N., "Linearized Class-B Transistor Amplifiers," IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits, Vol. 11, No. 2, Apr 1976, pp. 264-270.
    
    
  23. Simonov, Yu.L. and B.G. Sinitskiy, "Common-Base-Common-Base Two-Circuit Selective Transistor Amplifier," Telecommunication and Radio Engineering, Vol. 24, No. 3, March 1969, pp. 129-134.
    
    
  24. Vanisri, T. and C. Toumazou, "Integrated High Frequency Low-Noise Current-Mode Optical Transimpedance Preamplifiers: Theory and Practice," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Vol. 30, N0. 6, June 1995, pp. 677-685.
    
    
  25. Wang, N.L., N.H. Sheng, M.F. Chang, W.J. Ho, G.L. Sullivan, E.A. Sovero, J.A. Higgins, and P.M. Asbeck, "Ultrahigh Power Efficiency Operation of Common-Emitter and Common-Base HBT's at 10GHz," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 38, No. 10, October 1990, pp. 1381-1389.
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