An N-tone σδ converter is obtained by introducing N zeros in the noise transfer function (NTF) while maintaining a flat signal transfer function (STF). N-tone σδ converter are particularly well suited for multi-carrier systems. Like low-pass and band-pass σδ converters the performance of this converter depends heavily on the resonator characteristics. Non-idealities in the resonator manifest themselves as a deterioration in the signal to noise ratio (SNR). In this paper, we study different implementations of N-tone σδ converters. We look into the various sources of non-idealities in the converter and their impact on system SNR. Using our understanding of the impact of nonidealities we present a capacitor mismatch insensitive design for N-tone σδ converters.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Proceedings - IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2005|
|Event||IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems 2005, ISCAS 2005 - Kobe, Japan|
Duration: May 23 2005 → May 26 2005