Upon its initial publication, The Circuits and Filters Handbook broke new ground. It quickly became the resource for comprehensive coverage of issues and practical information that can be put to immediate use. Not content to rest on his laurels, in addition to updating the second edition, editor Wai-Kai Chen divided it into tightly-focused texts that made the information easily accessible and digestible. These texts have been revised, updated, and expanded so that they continue to provide solid coverage of standard practices and enlightened perspectives on new and emerging techniques.

Passive, Active, and Digital Filters provides an introduction to the characteristics of analog filters and a review of the design process and the tasks that need to be undertaken to translate a set of filter specifications into a working prototype. Highlights include discussions of the passive cascade synthesis and the synthesis of LCM and RC one-port networks; a summary of two-port synthesis by ladder development; a comparison of the cascade approach, the multiple-loop feedback topology, and ladder simulations; an examination of four types of finite wordlength effects; and coverage of methods for designing two-dimensional finite-extent impulse response (FIR) discrete-time filters. The book includes coverage of the basic building blocks involved in low- and high-order filters, limitations and practical design considerations, and a brief discussion of low-voltage circuit design.

Revised Chapters:

  • Sensitivity and Selectivity
  • Switched-Capacitor Filters
  • FIR Filters
  • IIR Filters
  • VLSI Implementation of Digital Filters
  • Two-Dimensional FIR Filters

Additional Chapters:

  • 1-D Multirate Filter Banks
  • Directional Filter Banks
  • Nonlinear Filtering Using Statistical Signal Models
  • Nonlinear Filtering for Image Denoising
  • Video Demosaicking Filters

This volume will undoubtedly take its place as the engineer's first choice in looking for solutions to problems encountered when designing filters.

part |2 pages

Section I: Passive Filters

chapter 1|30 pages

General Characteristics of Filters

chapter 2|34 pages


chapter 3|14 pages

Frequency Transformations

chapter 4|32 pages

Sensitivity and Selectivity

chapter 6|16 pages

Passive Cascade Synthesis

chapter 7|12 pages

Synthesis of LCM and RC One-Port Networks

chapter 8|16 pages

Two-Part Synthesis by Ladder Development

chapter 9|14 pages

Design of Resistively Terminated Networks

chapter 10|30 pages

Design of Broadband Matching Networks

part |2 pages

Section II: Active Filters

chapter 11|32 pages

Low-Gain Active Filters

chapter 12|14 pages

Single-Amplifier Multiple-Feedback Filters

chapter 13|28 pages

Multiple-Amplifier Biquads

chapter 15|28 pages

High-Order Filters

chapter 16|34 pages

Continuous-Time Integrated Filters

chapter 17|36 pages

Switched-Capacitor Filters

part |2 pages

Section III: Digital Filters

chapter 18|62 pages

FIR Filters

chapter 19|46 pages

IIR Filters

chapter 20|20 pages

Finite Wordlength Effects

chapter 21|16 pages

VLSI Implementation of Digital FIlters

chapter 22|30 pages

Two-Dimensional FIR Filters

chapter 23|48 pages

Two-Dimensional IIR Filters

chapter 24|54 pages

1-D Multirate Filter Banks

chapter 25|34 pages

Directional Filter Banks

chapter 27|34 pages

Nonlinear Filtering for Image Denoising*

chapter 28|22 pages

Video Demosaicking Filters