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 see that PSD is the main tool that allows us to examine the effect of a noise source on the output of a linear time-invariant (LTI) system.
February 11, 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 explains why validation is particularly important when we’re processing data using a neural network.
January 28, 2020 by Robert Keim
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
This article will discuss the basic idea behind the synchronous demodulation technique.
December 11, 2019 by Steve Arar
In this article, we’ll first examine an important feature of common noise sources: the relationship between the noise root mean square (RMS) and peak-to-peak value.
November 20, 2019 by Steve Arar
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
This is Part 3 of a series of articles about the Moog ladder filter. In this article, we'll define the characteristics of the Moog filter, including its properties.
October 23, 2019 by Sam Gallagher
This article explores the Butterworth low-pass filter, also known as the maximally flat filter, from the perspective of its pole-zero diagram.
September 23, 2019 by Robert Keim
In this second part of a series of articles, we investigate the role of the output impedance of a real-life op-amp.
August 29, 2019 by Dr. Sergio Franco
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
We are analyzing the behavior of the Moog ladder filter. In this section, we will analyze the heart of the topology and express the small-signal open-loop transfer function of the filter as a whole.
August 02, 2019 by Sam Gallagher
Learn about one of the only audio filter topologies out there, the Moog filter!
July 17, 2019 by Sam Gallagher
This article explains how to generate and refine a Nyquist plot in LTspice and how to incorporate this plot into your AC analysis.
July 10, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article continues a series on Nyquist diagrams by explaining Nyquist curves that represent the transfer function of a two-pole filter.
July 04, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article continues our exploration of the Nyquist plot by examining the relationship between the plot’s curve and a filter’s cutoff frequency.
July 02, 2019 by Robert Keim
Working with a low noise voltage reference? Learn more about noise specifications and relevant voltage reference ICs.
July 01, 2019 by Steve Arar
This article introduces the Nyquist plot and explains how to interpret this alternative method of visually evaluating a system’s frequency response.
June 28, 2019 by Robert Keim
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