1st Edition

Data Converters, Phase-Locked Loops, and Their Applications

By Tertulien Ndjountche Copyright 2019
    506 Pages
    by CRC Press

    505 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    With a focus on designing and verifying CMOS analog integrated circuits, the book reviews design techniques for mixed-signal building blocks, such as Nyquist and oversampling data converters, and circuits for signal generation, synthesis, and recovery. The text details all aspects, from specifications to the final circuit, of the design of digital-to-analog converters, analog-to-digital converters, phase-locked loops, delay-locked loops, high-speed input/output link transceivers, and class D amplifiers. Special emphasis is put on calibration methods that can be used to compensate circuit errors due to device mismatches and semiconductor process variations.

    • Gives an overview of data converters, phase- and delay-locked loop architectures,
      highlighting basic operation and design trade-offs.

    • Focus on circuit analysis methods useful to meet requirements for a high-speed and power-efficient operation.

    • Outlines design challenges of analog integrated circuits using state-of-the-art CMOS processes.

    • Presents design methodologies to optimize circuit performance on both transistor and architectural levels.

    • Includes open-ended circuit design case studies.

    Mixed-Signal Integrated Systems: Limitations and Challenges. Data Converter Principles. Nyquist Digital-to-Analog Converters. Nyquist Analog-to-Digital Converters. Delta-Sigma Data Converters. Circuits for Signal Generation and Synchronization. Appendix A: Logic Building Blocks. Appendix B: Notes on Circuit Analysis.


    Tertulien Ndjountche holds a PhD degree in electrical engineering from Erlangen-Nuremberg University, Erlangen, Germany. He was with Siemens AG, Germany, where he was involved in the design and test of application specific integrated circuits for automotive and biomedical applications. He has worked as a professor and researcher at universities in Germany and Canada. He has published numerous technical papers and books in his fields of interest. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of Professional Engineer Ontario (PEO), Canada.