App note: Interfacing AT84AD001B dual 8-bit 1 Gsps ADC and AVR ATmega128L

e2v’s application note interfacing their 1 Gsps 8-bit ADC to AVR. Link here (PDF) With its smart feature (3-wire serial interface), e2v’s AT84AD001B dual 8-bit 1 Gsps ADC provides you with digital control over various functions offered with the dual ADC: calibration, gain and offset adjustments, DMUX ratio selection, analog and clock input mode, and […]

App note: High-speed input clock issues

Clock jitter are a big issue in high-speed ADC, here’s an application note from e2V to guide users deals with these problems. Link here (PDF) The e2v converters family addresses the high-speed market in the field of ADCs as well as DACs, with frequencies operating in the GHz range. Such high-speed devices require high-speed clock […]

App note: Design considerations for mixed-signal, How to design a PCB layout

Another application note from e2v, this time about PCB design involving mixed-signal (Analog and Digital) components. Link here (PDF) This application note aims at providing you with some recommendations to achieve improved performance. The initial assumptions are the following: • Proper grounding and routing of all signals is essential to ensure accurate signal conversion • […]

App note: Dithering in analog-to-digital conversion

e2V’s application note about dithering, adding noise to improve the dynamic range of ADCs. Link here (PDF) High-speed ADCs today offer higher dynamic performances and every effort is made to push these state-of-the art performance through design improvements and also through innovative solutions at the system level. For applications where the performance of the high-speed […]