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Measurement Circuits and Setup

  • Bernhard GollEmail author
  • Horst Zimmermann
Chapter
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics book series (MICROELECTR., volume 50)

Abstract

In this chapter circuits being necessary on chip to be able to measure the performance of the investigated comparators are described. First a buffer with a very low input capacitance and a 50 \(\Omega \) output resistance is introduced, which bridges the gap between on-chip comparator and measurement equipment. An on-chip temperature sensor follows, which allows to monitor the temperature of the comparator chip. Furthermore, a transfer stage, delay time measurements of the comparator, clock driver, and votlage-controlled delay line are described. The complete on- and off-chip measurement setup inclusive microcontroller board follow.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit Engineering (EMCE)TU WienWienAustria

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