Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Understanding and Optimizing Sampled Data Systems (Part II)

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Friday, May 01, 2009

Accelerometers—Fantasy & Reality

High sensitivity, small size, low cost, rugged packaging, and the ability to measure both static and dynamic acceleration have made numerous new applications of surface micromachined accelerometers possible. Many of these were not anticipated because they were not thought of as classic accelerometer applications. New applications are limited only by the imagination of designers.

“Rules of the Road” for High-Speed Differential ADC Drivers

Most modern high-performance ADCs use differential inputs to reject common-mode noise and interference, increase dynamic range by a factor of two, and improve overall performance. ADC drivers—circuits often specifically designed to provide differential signals—perform many important functions including amplitude scaling, single-ended-to-differential conversion, buffering, common-mode offset adjustment, and filtering.