Power-efficient high-speed parallel-sampling ADCs for broadband multi-carrier systems

Y. Lin, J.A. Hegt, K. Doris, A.H.M. Roermund, van

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This book addresses the challenges of designing high performance analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) based on the "smart data converters" concept, which implies context awareness, on-chip intelligence and adaptation. Readers will learn to exploit various information either a-priori or a-posteriori (obtained from devices, signals, applications or the ambient situations, etc.) for circuit and architecture optimization during the design phase or adaptation during operation, to enhance data converters performance, flexibility, robustness and power-efficiency. The authors focus on exploiting the a-priori knowledge of the system/application to develop enhancement techniques for ADCs, with particular emphasis on improving the power efficiency of high-speed and high-resolution ADCs for broadband multi-carrier systems.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBerlin
Number of pages115
ISBN (Electronic)9783319176802
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-17679-6
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Publication series

NameAnalog Circuits and Signal Processing,
ISSN (Print)1872-082X


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