Data Conversion Handbook, 1st Edition

Data Conversion Handbook, 1st Edition, Analog Devices Inc., Engineeri,ISBN9780750678414





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The world's leading experts at Analog Devices bring you a design reference on a par with 'The Art of Electronics' for data conversion!

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Key Features

* Brings together a huge amount of information impossible to locate elsewhere.

* Many recent advances in converter technology simply aren't covered in any other book.

* A must-have design reference for any electronics design engineer or technician.


This comprehensive handbook is a one-stop engineering reference. Covering data converter fundamentals, techniques, applications, and beginning with the basic theoretical elements necessary for a complete understanding of data converters, this reference covers all the latest advances in the field.

This text describes in depth the theory behind and the practical design of data conversion circuits as well as describing the different architectures used in A/D and D/A converters. Details are provided on the design of high-speed ADCs, high accuracy DACs and ADCs, and sample-and-hold amplifiers. Also, this reference covers voltage sources and current reference, noise-shaping coding, and sigma-delta converters, and much more. The book’s 900-plus pages are packed with design information and application circuits, including guidelines on selecting the most suitable converters for particular applications.

You’ll find the very latest information on:
· Data converter fundamentals, such as key specifications, noise, sampling, and testing
· Architectures and processes, including SAR, flash, pipelined, folding, and more
· Practical hardware design techniques for mixed-signal systems, such as driving ADCs, buffering DAC outputs, sampling clocks, layout, interfacing, support circuits, and tools.
· Data converter applications dealing with precision measurement, data acquisition, audio, display, DDS, software radio and many more.

The accompanying CD-ROM provides software tools for testing and analyzing data converters as well as a searchable pdf version of the text.


Electronics design engineers and technicians working in a large array of application areas— medical, communications, embedded, military, aerospace/ aviation, automotive, construction, etc.;
Instrumentation engineers; test and control engineers
Electrical/software engineering students, inhouse training departments of electronics manufacturers

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Data Conversion Handbook, 1st Edition

1. Fundamentals of Sampled Data Systems
Coding and Quantizing
DAC/ADC Ideal Static Transfer Functions
Sampling Theory
Data Converter AC errors and specifications

2. DAC Architectures and Origins
Kelvin Divider
String DACs
Segmented DACs
Capacitor DACs
Multiplying DACs
Interpolating DACs
Deglitching DAC outputs
Sigma-Delta DACs
Video DACs with lookup tables
Digital potentiometers

3. ADC Architectures and origins
Low speed
High speed

4. Data Converter Process Technology

5. Testing Data Converters

6. Interfacing to ADCs and DACs

7. Data Conversion Support Circuits
Sample-and-hold circuits
Voltage references
Analog switches and multiplexers

8. Applications
Precision measurement and sensor conditioning
Data acquisition subsystems
Multichannel systems and multiplexing
Data distribution systems using multiple DACs
Digital pot applications
Display electronics
Software radio and IF sampling
Higher levels of integration

9. Hardware Design Techniques for Mixed-Signal Systems
Passive components
Printed circuit board design issues
"Smart" Partitioning
Grounding mixed signal devices
Digital isolation techniques
Filtering switching supply outputs
Data converter overvoltage protection
Thermal considerations
EMI/RFI considerations
Logic considerations
Simulation and IBIS models
Evaluation Boards


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"Listed as noteworthy book by Bill Schweber from EDN Magazine" - EDN Feb 2005
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