Low Power Data Conversion for Sensing Applications

  • Terri S. Fiez
  • Ravi Naiknaware
  • Ruoxin Jiang


Modern sensing applications often require high resolution conversion without compromising power consumption. In this Chapter, the maximum out-of-band quantization noise in deltasigma converters is shown to play a key role in optimizing the performance of low power and high resolution delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). Two design examples will be highlighted that illustrate the use of these techniques to achieve high resolution conversion with low power consumption in deep submicron CMOS processes.


Quantization Noise Noise Floor Noise Transfer Function Sigma Modulator Analog Circuit Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Terri S. Fiez
    • 1
  • Ravi Naiknaware
    • 2
  • Ruoxin Jiang
    • 2
  1. 1.School of EECSOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA
  2. 2.Maxim Integrated CircuitsHillsboroUSA

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