Waveform-Processing Circuits

Waveform-Processing Circuits

Voltage References   1

Current Sources   23

Filters   39

Hysteretic Switches (Schmitt Triggers)   53

Discrete Logic Circuits   57

Clamps and Limiters   60

Multivibrators and Timing Circuits   66

Capacitance and Resistance Multipliers   77

Trigger Generators   81

Ramp and Sweep Generators   87

Logarithmic and Exponential Amplifiers   92

Function Generation   101

Triangle-Wave Generators   108

Absolute-Value (Precision Rectifier) Circuits   124

Peak Detectors   132

References   137

Digitizing and Sampling Circuits

Electrical Quantities Both Encode and Represent Information   140

Digital-to-Analog Converters   141

DAC Circuits   155

Parallel-Feedback ADCs   161

Integrating ADCs    168

Simple mC-Based S-D ADCs   177

Voltage-to-Frequency Converters   183

Parallel and Recursive Conversion Techniques   189

Time-Domain Sampling Theory   193

Frequency-Domain Sampling Theory   196

The Sampling Theorem (Nyquist Criterion)   204 

Sampling Circuits   209

Switched-Capacitor Circuits   213

Closure    215

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