MSc Track on Telecommunication and Sensing Systems

ET4369 Nyquist-rate data converters

Topics: Architectures for Nyquist-rate ADCs
Introduction, sampling theory and quantization; digital to analog conversion: principles and circuits; sample and hold: theory: circuits and artifacts; Flash and folding converters; Pipeline, SAR and other converters; Accuracy limits, lay-out techniques; Calibration, DWA, DEM

Study Goals

Understanding the basic principles of Nyquist-rate ADCs, being able to select the appropriate architecture to meet a particular design specification.


prof.dr. Kofi Makinwa

Design of precision analog circuits, sigma-delta ADCs, low-offset amplifiers, voltage and frequency references, sensor interface circuits and smart sensors.

Last modified: 2016-02-25


Credits: 4 EC
Period: 0/0/4/0


Kofi Makinwa