What is millimeter wave technology and how is it characterized compared to other lower-frequency technologies?
October 24, 2021 by Dale Wilson
Learn how two methods of demodulation compare: synchronous demodulation and rectifier-type demodulation. Here we discuss each method's advantages, drawbacks, and appropriate applications.
May 23, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Using impulse radios as an example, we'll examine the advantages of ultra-wideband (UWB) technology compared to other short-range wireless communication technologies.
April 11, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Our series on quantization noise begins with a clarification of the framework the author used to determine the scope of his investigation into quantization noise.
March 07, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
This article launches a series exploring the question of how to model data converters for system simulations.
February 25, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
How should I and Q combining be done? Through analog or digital means? This article will discuss the basics of the analog and digital IQ approaches.
February 22, 2021 by Wes Brodsky
For some of us, at-home work may be an extended reality beyond 2020. You’ll need the proper tools to accomplish your goals.
February 07, 2021 by Mark Hughes
This article discusses designing input/output drivers for integrated circuit I2C modules.
August 05, 2020 by Chandana Krishna
Learn the basics of the ultra-wideband short-range wireless protocol, a technology that can be found in cutting-edge devices.
March 19, 2020 by Dr. Mustafa Bakr
This article discusses the characteristics and applications of a serial communication protocol intended specifically for audio systems.
March 04, 2020 by Robert Keim
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 Dr. Steve Arar
This article will discuss the basic idea behind the synchronous demodulation technique.
December 11, 2019 by Dr. 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
Learn how to use a Microchip module to prototype digital input and digital control peripherals.
October 13, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn about the RN487x family of Bluetooth modules and how to configure them for your low-power peripheral projects.
October 12, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn about interrupts for some familiar peripherals: timers, serial communication, and ADCs.
October 03, 2019 by Philip Asare
Energy harvesting is a way to obtain electrical energy from the one already available in the environment. Where is energy harvesting appropriate in designs?
August 19, 2019 by Francesco Orfei
Researchers at Northwestern University Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics are championing the development of sweat biosensors with their latest glucose and lactate sensors.
June 27, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
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 introduces the Controller Area Network (CAN) serial communication bus, detailing message frames, bus arbitration, and signaling.
February 19, 2019 by Stephen St. Michael
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