Background: Researchers have proposed a number of basic building blocks for various electronics
applications. The current conveyor trans-conductance amplifier is one of them, which is suitable for linear as well as
nonlinear applications of current and voltage mode circuits.
Objective: This paper provides a review of the implementations proposed to date for the same with its applications in
analog signal processing. The proposed possible applications of this device are also considered.
Methods: Keeping in mind the utility of CCTA in low power VLSI application areas, a number of parameters like power
consumption, operating voltage, 3dB bandwidth, trans-conductance, as well as a number of transistors used for
implementation and technology are taken into consideration.
Results: The results available of all the structures are compared and analyzed to investigate the potential advantages as
well as disadvantages of this CCTA block and its limitations.
Conclusion: This review concluded with a remark on the best suitable CCTA structure for low power applications and its
future possibilities to use.