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Journal of Electronic Testing

, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 221–232 | Cite as

Sine-Wave Signal Characterization Using Square-Wave and ΣΔ-Modulation: Application to Mixed-Signal BIST

  • Diego Vázquez
  • Gloria Huertas
  • África Luque
  • Manuel J. Barragán
  • Gildas Leger
  • Adoración Rueda
  • José L. Huertas
Article

Abstract

This paper presents a method for extracting, in the digital domain, the main characteristic parameters of an analog sine-wave signal. It is based on a double-modulation, square-wave and sigma-delta, together with a simple Digital Processing Algorithm. It leads to an efficient and robust approach very suitable for BIST applications. In this line, some considerations for on-chip implementation are addressed together with simulation results that validate the feasibility of the proposed approach.

Keywords

mixed-signal testing analog testing BIST sigma-delta modulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Diego Vázquez
    • 1
  • Gloria Huertas
    • 1
  • África Luque
    • 1
  • Manuel J. Barragán
    • 1
  • Gildas Leger
    • 1
  • Adoración Rueda
    • 1
  • José L. Huertas
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica (IMSE-CNM)Universidad de SevillaSevillaSpain

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