Abstract

Electrocardiogram (ECG) is used in diagnosing heart diseases. It is designed as integration between current-mode instrumentation amplifiers (CMIA) and low pass filter (LPF). Normal heart behavior can be identified simply by normal ECG that consists of signal while heart disorder can be recognized by having differences in the features of their corresponding ECG waveform. A novel integrated CMOS-based operational floating current conveyor (OFCC) circuit is proposed. OFCC is a five port general purpose analog building block which combines all the features of different current mode devices such as the second generation current conveyor (CCII), the current feedback operational amplifier (CFA), and the operational floating conveyor (OFC). The OFFC is modeled and simulated using UMC 130nm CMOS technology kit in Cadence with a supply voltage 1.2V. The ECG readout circuit has been designed using the proposed OFCC as a building block. The advantages of this: it is integrated, noise factor is small as the proposed OFCC has the lowest input noise voltage and the layout is simple as it is a single block that can be repeated several times.

Department

Electronics & Communications Engineering Department

Degree Name

MS in Electronics & Communication Engineering

Date of Award

6-1-2016

Online Submission Date

February 2016

First Advisor

Ismail, Yehea

Committee Member 1

Ghallab, Yehya

Committee Member 2

Mostafa, Hassan

Document Type

Thesis

Extent

78 p.

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The author retains all rights with regard to copyright. The author certifies that written permission from the owner(s) of third-party copyrighted matter included in the thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study has been obtained. The author further certifies that IRB approval has been obtained for this thesis, or that IRB approval is not necessary for this thesis. Insofar as this thesis, dissertation, paper, or record of study is an educational record as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 USC 1232g), the author has granted consent to disclosure of it to anyone who requests a copy.

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