By Frank Ohnhäuser
This ebook deals scholars and people new to the subject of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) a vast creation, earlier than going into info of the state of the art layout concepts for SAR and DS converters, together with the newest examine subject matters, that are invaluable for IC layout engineers in addition to clients of ADCs in purposes. The e-book then addresses very important themes, similar to right connectivity of ADCs in an program, the verification, characterization and checking out of ADCs that be sure fine quality finish products.
Analog-to-digital converters are the primary point in any information processing process and law loops reminiscent of modems or electric motor drives. They considerably have an effect on the functionality and determination of a method or finish product. procedure improvement engineers have to be accustomed to the functionality parameters of the converters and comprehend the benefits and drawbacks of some of the architectures. built-in circuit improvement engineers need to conquer the matter of accomplishing excessive functionality and backbone with the bottom attainable energy dissipation, whereas the electronic circuitry generates distortion in provide, flooring and substrate. This publication explains the connections and provides feedback for acquiring the top attainable answer. Novel tendencies are illustrated within the layout of analog-to-digital converters according to successive approximation and the problems within the improvement of continuous-time delta-sigma modulators also are discussed.