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What is analogue-to-digital converter?
An electronic circuit that converts a continuously varying signal (temperature, pressure, voltage, etc.) into digital number comprising zeroes and ones.
Applications include anything that involves the digital processing of signals by a digital signal processor, microprocessor or microcontroller.
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2013-12-30 Examining JESD204B converter protocol advances
JESD204 was originally rolled out several years ago, but it has undergone revisions that are making it a much more attractive and efficient converter interface
2013-07-24 Ultra-low power 12bit ADC from Analog Devices
The AD7091 offers ultra-low power consumption of 367?A at 3V and 1MSPS; 324?A at 3V in power-down mode while achieving fast throughput rates.
2015-09-15 Signal chain basics: Noise in ADCs
There are many different sources of noise in an ADC. Read this to learn about the three different categories based on their frequency characteristics.
2012-12-14 Signal chain basics: Isolating analogue signals
Here's a cost-optimised solution for analogue isolation using a class-D amplifier in combination with a single-channel digital isolator.
2015-09-07 Sensor interface AFE simplifies sensor conditioning
Read about a sensor interface that includes a 16:1 differential multiplexor, a programmable gain instrumentation amplifier, a 10bit offset correction DAC, and a low dropout regulator.
2013-01-23 Key ADC specs for system analysis
Know the key specifications for ADCs when comparing the performance of SAR and delta-sigma converter systems
2013-04-08 Issues in analogue, digital MEMS microphone design
Know the design considerations when integrating analogue and digital MEMS microphones into a system design.
2016-02-15 How to prevent latchup in CMOS chips
Latchup becomes a real problem when you try to power up and down different sections of your design to save power. Find out how to address this issue.
2016-04-25 Guard against latchup in CMOS chips
Find out how to deal with latchup, which becomes a real problem when you try to power up and down different sections of your design to save power.
2014-07-03 Doing ADC measurements properly
Here are comprehensive guidelines on how to correctly select and design the required external RC components for a SAR ADC input based upon a selected acquisition time and other converter parameters
2003-08-29 Continuously Variable Slope Delta Modulation
This application notes discusses CVSD quantization, focusing on its application to coding of speech.
2013-04-23 Computing effective resolution for data converters
Learn how to calculate the effective resolution when we use any fraction of the range.
2016-02-29 Comparison of CPLD-based power mgmt architectures
Know the different sets of compromises and design trade-offs of today's hardware/power management architectures in terms of scalability, design effort and/ cost.
2013-01-18 Challenges in cloning ADC that hit end-of-life
Know some of the challenges when selecting a cloned analogue-to-digital converter to replace an obsolete model.
2015-06-19 Building a burn-in chamber
Do you ever burn-in any of your projects? Do you use a commercial chamber or have you built your own? In this article, we share how we created our own for burning in power supplies.
2014-03-14 Boost accuracy with cell-monitoring system
Cell-measurement architectures may be utilised for cell balancing and battery-measurement applications.
2016-03-29 Advances in car audio distribution
Find out how Automotive Audio Bus technology can help infotainment designers implement sophisticated audio functions while at the same time greatly reducing the wiring complexity.
2016-03-18 ADS1257 works for space-constrained applications
Texas Instruments' analogue-to-digital converter comes in a small 20-pin, 5mm x 5mm VQFN package, operates with as little as three wires and eliminates the need for external buffers.
2014-04-23 20bit SAR ADC delivers 1.6MS/s throughput at 9mW
The successive approximation register analogue-to-digital converter from Maxim Integrated features internal reference buffers, saving up to 50 per cent space and providing a wider dynamic range with no trade-off in precision, speed, or power.
2013-09-26 Xilinx, ADI achieve JEDEC JESD204B interoperability
The companies announced that they have achieved JESD204B interoperability between Xilinx JESD204 LogiCORE IP in the Kintex-7 FPGA and the ADI AD9250 analogue-to-digital high-speed data converter.
2013-07-04 Understanding the control characters in JESD204B
Here's a closer examination of the control characters that are employed in the JESD204 interface.
2015-11-17 Reduce redesign risk with correct ADC analogue input
There are some choices that need to be made when deciding which converter is to be used for a particular application. Here we will explore the different available analogue input types
2014-02-21 Multirate techniques for digital power conversion
Discover how multi-rate techniques can support advances in digital power conversion.
2012-12-05 Examining successive-approximation register ADC
Here's a closer look at the inner workings of SAR-ADC and the requirements for its converter driver
2012-11-08 DAC fine-tunes reference output
Find out how to dynamically calibrate the reference, fine-tune its output value, or generate a slightly different value.
2015-01-09 Chipsets use shunts to measure 3-phase electrical energy
The ADI chipset includes the ADE7923, a non-isolated, 3-channel sigma-delta ADC for the neutral line, the ADE7932 that has two 24bit ADCs and the ADE7933/23 that has three 24bit ADCs.
2013-07-19 12bit, 80MSPS ADCs boast 3.5mW power consumption
The increase in Synopsys' 12bit ADCs' performance to 320 MSPS enables greater flexibility for system definition in communications applications such as those enabled by LTE and WiFi 802.11ac protocols.
2012-09-20 Incorporating flexibility to 32bit MCU designs
Read about the implementations of standard 32bit MCU peripherals that provide needed capabilities, while also reducing BOM and simplifying the design.
2005-04-13 Sensor offers a wide variety of operational modes
A general-purpose magnetic angle encoder in a space-saving DFN10 package that measures a mere 4-by-4 by-1mm, the iC-MA from IC-Haus comprises a number of Hall sensors for analogue sine/cosine generation, as well as an integrated signal processor with an analogue-to-digital converter and output interfaces.
2014-01-16 Researchers develop 8bit SAR ADC for wireless sensor nodes
Researchers have developed an 8bit charge redistribution successive approximation register analogue-to-digital converter with a power consumption of 2-microwatts for use in wireless sensor nodes.
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