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Analog & Power

TIA Fundamentals: The Noise Transfer Function Part 4 - Blog

March 18, 2020

In Part 4, we?ll dive into the derivation of the noise gain transfer function.

Analog & Power

TIA Fundamentals: The Parasitics Part 3 - Story

January 20, 2020

The DC transimpedance amplifier discussion, in my previous blog: TIA Fundamentals Part 2: Signal Frequency Response, is a good start towards understanding the AC signal response.

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TIA Fundamentals Part 2: Signal Frequency Response - Story

November 25, 2019

Ultimately, at the end of the next three blogs, insights will be provided about the stability of the transimpedance amplifier (TIA) circuit.

Analog & Power

The Fundamentals of Transimpedance Amplifiers - Blog

September 23, 2019

The TIA circuit seems to be reasonably straightforward, so why all the hubbub over a circuit that has four components: a photodiode, an amplifier, a feedback resistor, and a feedback capacitor?

Analog & Power

Watch Your Circuit's Input Voltage During Power-Up! - Story

July 29, 2019

This blog points out a common EOS power-up condition with a simple added resistor solution.

Analog & Power

Using ESD Circuitry for all Your Woes? Buyer Beware! - Blog

June 24, 2019

The ESD (Electrostatic Discharge) internal transistors in your integrated circuits (IC), such as your amplifier, ADC, or DAC, can definitely save your bacon.

Analog & Power

Fundamentals of HBM, MM, and CDM Tests - Story

June 10, 2019

The primary ESD tests are the human-body model (HBM), the machine model (MM), and the charged-device model (CDM).

Analog & Power

Protect your Circuits from Electrostatic Discharge Damage - Blog

May 17, 2019

This type of damage is most apt to occur in the assembly process or before the chips have been assembled into their final PCB resting place.

Networking & 5G

Simplify GNSS Receiver Design - Story

April 12, 2019

Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers process satellite signals to compute position, velocity, and time.

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