NAND2 CMOS help

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  1. geft

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    The question asks to find the threshold voltage for the case where two inputs switch simultaneously. What does this mean?
     
  2. praondevou

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    Please post the context, maybe the original question with a picture or formula or something.
     
  3. geft

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    Consider a CMOS NAND2 gate for the case where the two inputs switch simultaneously.
    Assume k_p = k_n = 100 uA/V^2. Derive an expression for V_{th}.

    It then notes that when both transistors are switching simultaneously, NMOSA is in saturation and NMOSB is in linear region.

    What does "two inputs switch simultaneously" mean?
     
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  4. MrChips

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    You cannot get much clearer than that. It means both inputs are changing at the same time.
     
  5. geft

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    Would that affect the circuit differently compared to when the inputs are both static?
     
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