This article continues our series on sampling theory by explaining the importance of oversampling in real-life mixed-signal systems.
May 18, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article continues our discussion of sampling theory and introduces the concept of aliasing.
May 07, 2020 by Robert Keim
The Nyquist sampling theorem, or more accurately the Nyquist-Shannon theorem, is a fundamental theoretical principle that governs the design of mixed-signal electronic systems.
May 06, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article explains a technique that allows us to incorporate flexibility into the operational parameters of a CCD imaging system.
April 20, 2020 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll see that the amount of noise in image data from a CCD sensor can be greatly reduced by a technique known as correlated double sampling.
April 09, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article discusses charge-amplification techniques and explains the characteristics of the voltage waveform that contains a CCD’s pixel data.
April 08, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article covers the advantages and disadvantages of several common driver circuit design techniques for piezo transducer buzzers.
April 07, 2020 by Ryan Smoot, CUI Devices
This article looks ahead to what needs to be next for SiC, where it might be applied, and how it could become the dominant force in power.
March 31, 2020 by Anup Bhalla, UnitedSiC
In this article, we’ll examine two important specifications of a digital oscilloscope: analog bandwidth and sampling rate.
March 24, 2020 by Steve Arar
This article, the first in a series, discusses light-sensitive electronic devices called photodiodes and compares CCD and CMOS sensors.
March 23, 2020 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll set up a basic SiC switching circuit and perform some transient simulations.
March 17, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article reviews the silicon carbide scene and then explains how to get SiC SPICE models and incorporate them into a simulation circuit.
March 16, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article explores an important limitation that can cause a real-life op-amp to deviate from the behavior of its idealized counterpart.
February 28, 2020 by Robert Keim
This is the final part of a six-article series on composite amplifiers. In this last part, we'll show how to improve phase accuracy.
February 27, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
In Part 5 of this series on composite amplifiers, we'll discuss how to achieve higher DC precision.
February 25, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
Learn how to get faster composite op-amp dynamics by raising the slew rate.
February 24, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
This is Part 3 of the series of articles about composite amplifiers. In this section, we are going to show how to achieve faster op-amp dynamics by expanding the frequency bandwidth.
February 23, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
Learn how simulating a voltage buffer can help you implement it more effectively to boost the output current drive of an op-amp.
February 21, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
In the first part of this series on composite amplifiers, we'll investigate one method of boosting an op-amp’s output current drive capability.
February 20, 2020 by Dr. Sergio Franco
This article presents three analysis methods in which a diode is modeled using an exponential current–voltage relationship or a threshold-based linear relationship.
February 19, 2020 by Robert Keim
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