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 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
In this article, we’ll take a look at the analog blocks for implementing the square wave-based synchronous demodulator.
February 12, 2020 by Steve Arar
In this article, we’ll look at the pros and cons of using a switch-based multiplier.
February 02, 2020 by Steve Arar
This article will look at the trade-offs we face when trying to improve the linearity of a circuit.
January 13, 2020 by Steve Arar
In this article, we will see how we can determine the SFDR for an ADC used in a radio receiver. Also, we’ll examine the ADC SNR requirement for this application.
December 22, 2019 by Steve Arar
In this article, we’ll look at the spurious free dynamic range (SFDR) which is a popular specification for quantifying the linearity of a circuit.
December 01, 2019 by Steve Arar
In this article, we'll discuss the signal averaging method, a noise reduction technique, and how it can help increase the accuracy of your signal measurements.
November 04, 2019 by Steve Arar
This application note series explores the measurement of the dynamic resistance of an LED and how to create a usable SPICE model from the data.
October 28, 2019 by Steve Sandler
In this article, we’ll first review the basic architecture of a SAR ADC and then take a look at one of its common applications.
October 24, 2019 by Steve Arar
Learn how to hook up an analog input (potentiometer) and output (LED) using a Microchip BLE module.
October 21, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
In this first part of a series of articles, we investigate the role of the op-amp’s gain-bandwidth product (GBP).
August 28, 2019 by Dr. Sergio Franco
Learn how to use the gridded ground technique to reduce noise in a double-sided PCB.
August 15, 2019 by Steve Arar
If you're looking to get a better handle on how to read schematics, this helpful guide will give you a head start.
July 22, 2019 by Matthew Cook
Learn about one of the only audio filter topologies out there, the Moog filter!
July 17, 2019 by Sam Gallagher
This article presents some basic information about bandgap circuits, which are widely used to generate temperature independent reference voltages.
July 07, 2019 by Steve Arar
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