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
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 for 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.