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 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
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
Learn more about these two classic oscillator network topologies, including their simulations.
September 03, 2019 by John Fattaruso
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 is an intuitive introduction to the statistical nature of noise and the basic calculations required to combine noise sources in a circuit.
July 14, 2019 by Stephen Colley
Learn more about decompensated vs. fully-compensated op-amps and external methods of achieving compensation.
June 13, 2019 by Dr. Sergio Franco
In this article, we'll discuss how shunt capacitance can be used to achieve frequency compensation in op-amps and we'll also see why this is not the preferred technique.
June 11, 2019 by Dr. Sergio Franco
What is filtering? Learn what resistor-capacitor (RC) low-pass filters are and where you can use them.
May 12, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article continues a discussion of microcontroller features and characteristics that are particularly important when you’re thinking in terms of DSP capabilities.
April 08, 2019 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the features that you should look for when you need an MCU to act as both a system controller and a digital signal processor.
April 05, 2019 by Robert Keim
Learn how to use a Raspberry Pi to make your own posh home automation system!
February 24, 2019 by Robin Mitchell
Learn more about capacitive load compensation.
February 05, 2019 by Dr. Sergio Franco
This article explores basic characteristics and common applications of a technology that has been incorporated into a wide variety of high-performance electronic devices.
December 04, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article explores the surprisingly complicated details associated with a word that we frequently use but perhaps don’t fully understand.
November 26, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article explains and discusses an important simplification technique used in op amp analysis.
November 05, 2018 by Robert Keim
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