Analog-to-Digital Conversion

  • Marcel J.M.┬áPelgrom

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  14. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

The design of an analog-to-digital converter or digital-to-analog converter is one of the most fascinating tasks in micro-electronics. In a converter the analog world with all its intricacies meets the realm of the formal digital abstraction. Both disciplines must be understood for an optimum conversion solution. In a converter also system challenges meet technology opportunities. Modern systems rely on analog-to-digital converters as an essential part of the complex chain to access the physical world. And processors need the ultimate performance of digital-to-analog converters to present the results of their complex algorithms. The same progress in CMOS technology that enables these VLSI digital systems creates new challenges for analog-to-digital converters: lower signal swings, less power and variability issues. Last but not least, the analog-to-digital converter must follow the cost reduction trend. These changing boundary conditions require micro-electronics engineers to consider their design choices for every new design.

Analog-to-Digital Conversion discusses the different analog-to-digital conversion principles: sampling, quantization, reference generation, nyquist architectures and sigma-delta modulation. It also presents an overview of the state-of-the-art in this field and focuses on issues of optimizing accuracy and speed while reducing the power level.

A lot of background knowledge and practical tips complement the discussion of basic principles, which makes Analog-to-Digital Conversion also a reference for the experienced engineer.

Keywords

Analog Circuits CMOS Data Converters Digital Circuits Topologie semiconductor switch testing transistor

Authors and affiliations

  • Marcel J.M.┬áPelgrom
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  1. 1.NXP SemiconductorsEindhovenNetherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-8888-8
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-8887-1
  • Online ISBN 978-90-481-8888-8
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