Universal Voltage Conveyor and Current Conveyor in Fast Full-Wave Rectifier

Josef Burian, Jaroslav Koton, Norbert Herencsar


This paper deals about the design of a fast voltage-mode full-wave rectifier, where universal voltage conveyor and second-generation current conveyor are used as active elements. Thanks to the active elements, the input and output impedance of the non-linear circuit is infinitely high respectively zero in theory. For the rectification only two diodes and three resistors are required as passive elements. The performance of the circuit is shown on experimental measurement results showing the dynamic range, time response, frequency dependent DC transient value and RMS error for different values of input voltage amplitudes.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11601/ijates.v1i2-3.8