Explain the working of a CMOS inverter

The Eduladder is a community of students, teachers, and programmers just interested to make you pass any exams. So we solve previous year question papers for you.
See Our team
Wondering how we keep quality?
Got unsolved questions?

Ask Questions

08EC021-CMOS-VLSI-DESIGN-08LVS11-VTU-notes-->View question

Explain the working of a CMOS inverter.

Analog and Digital Electronics


Asked by:Aparna-Dasgupta

Taged users:
arunwebber

Likes:
Be first to like this question

Dislikes:
Be first to dislike this question
Talk about this  Delete  Like  Dislike

Answers

CMOS inverters (Complementary NOSFET Inverters) are some of the most widely used and adaptable MOSFET inverters used in chip design. They operate with very little power loss and at relatively high speed. Furthermore, the CMOS inverter has good logic buffer characteristics, in that, its noise margins in both low and high states are large.

This short description of CMOS inverters gives a basic understanding of the how a CMOS inverter works. It will cover input/output characteristics, MOSFET states at different input voltages, and power losses due to electrical current.

A CMOS inverter contains a PMOS and a NMOS transistor connected at the drain and gate terminals, a supply voltage VDD at the PMOS source terminal, and a ground connected at the NMOS source terminal, were VIN is connected to the gate terminals and VOUT is connected to the drain terminals.(See diagram). It is important to notice that the CMOS does not contain any resistors, which makes it more power efficient that a regular resistor-MOSFET inverter.As the voltage at the input of the CMOS device varies between 0 and 5 volts, the state of the NMOS and PMOS varies accordingly. If we model each transistor as a simple switch activated by VIN, the inverter’s operations can be seen very easily


Answerd By:Amogh

Likes:
Be first to like this answer

Dislikes:
Be first to dislike this answer
Talk about this  Delete  Like  Dislike

Can you help us to add better answer here? Please see this



You may also like our videos

Below are some of the videos from our collection. We saw that students not only needed content but also videos. So, we decided to build a video platform for you also an algorithm which shows best videos suites to you related to the content you are browsing check out some videos which suit best for you.

Lets together make the web is a better place

We made eduladder by keeping the ideology of building a supermarket of all the educational material available under one roof. We are doing it with the help of individual contributors like you, interns and employees. So the resources you are looking for can be easily available and accessible also with the freedom of remix reuse and reshare our content under the terms of creative commons license with attribution required close.

You can also contribute to our vision of "Helping student to pass any exams" with these.
Answer a question: You can answer the questions not yet answered in eduladder.How to answer a question
Career: Work or do your internship with us.Work with us
Create a video: You can teach anything and everything each video should be less than five minutes should cover the idea less than five min.How to upload a video on eduladder
Donate: Ad revenue alone is not able to take care of our server cost consider donating at least a dollar Click here to donate.


Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions from this Question paper or ask your own question.

Ask your question?