Articles by Analog Devices Inc.

A/D Sigma-Delta Converter: AD7175-2

4-Bit Sigma Delta AD ConverterAnalog Devices Inc. introduced the industry’s first sigma-delta converter with a fully integrated true rail-to-rail input buffer providing system designers with the industry’s leading noise performance at up to 250 kSPS throughput. The AD7175-2 A/D sigma-delta converter delivers 24 noise-free bits at 20 SPS and 17.2 noise-free bits at 250 kSPS providing designers a wider dynamic range


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Microwave Wideband Synthesizer: ADF5355

ADF5355The ADF5355 allows implementation of fractional-N or integer-N phase-locked loop (PLL) frequency synthesizers when used with an external loop filter and an external reference frequency. The wideband microwave VCO design permits frequency operation from 6.8 to 13.6 GHz at one radio frequency (RF) output. Control of all on-chip registers is through a simple 3-wire interface.


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Microwave Wideband Synthesizer: ADF4355-2

ADF4355-2The ADF4355-2 allows implementation of fractional-N or integer-N phase-locked loop (PLL) frequency synthesizers when used with an external loop filter and an external reference frequency.  ADF4355-2 has an integrated VCO with a fundamental output frequency ranging from 3400 MHz to 6800 MHz. The VCO frequency is connected to divide by 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64 circuits.


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Analog Devices introduces a dual 16-bit D/A converter

 Analog Devices Inc., the world's data converter market share leader, introduced today an industry first 2.8-GSPS dual 16-bit converter for telecommunications system manufacturers that require microwave frequencies in point-to-point wireless backhaul equipment. The 16-bit AD9136 and 11-bit AD9135 dual D/A converters achieve up to 70 percent higher signal bandwidth than competing devices while enabling designers to support emerging E-band (71-76 GHz and 81-86 GHz) frequencies being adopted by wireless carriers to support steadily increasing demand for high-speed mobile voice and data transfers.  


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RF Transceiver Rapid Prototyping Kit: AD9361

AD9361Analog Devices Inc. released the industry’s first software-defined radio (SDR) rapid prototyping kit with dual 2 x 2 AD9361 RF transceivers to simplify and rapidly prototype 4 x 4 multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless transceiver applications on the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC development platforms. The AD-FMCOMMS5-EBZ rapid prototyping kit provides a hardware/software ecosystem solution.


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Analog Devices introduces high-performance RF ICs

Analog Devices, Inc. introduced new highly integrated RF ICs that greatly simplify the design and reduce the development cost of multi-band base stations and point-to-point (PtP) radios. These new devices include the ADRF6720 I/Q modulator, ADRF6820 I/Q demodulator and ADRF6612 dual-mixer. The highly integrated devices enable the design of base station and high-performance radios requiring multi-band support, high dynamic range and wide channel bandwidths. These products are ideal for designs for 3G/4G communication, microwave PtP radios, military/aerospace and instrumentation applications. ADI’s new RF ICs offer the same performance as radio designs based on a combination of discrete solutions, yet in a significantly smaller form factor. The new devices feature an embedded low phase noise synthesizer, RF switch and balun, digital step attenuator (DSA) and programmable linearity optimization.


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ADI unveils SDR platform solutions

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Analog Devices Inc. announced two software-defined radio (SDR) platform solutions and ecosystems. This brings its portfolio to four platform solutions that simplify rapid SDR system prototyping and development in applications ranging from defense electronics, RF instrumentation, communications infrastructure and open-source SDR development projects.


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ADI's integrated transceiver and support ecosystem drive next-generation SDR designs

Analog Devices Inc. introduced a revolutionary solution for software defined radio (SDR) applications. Designed to enable programmable radio applications that operate over a wide range of modulation schemes and network specifications such as defense electronics, instrumentation equipment and communications infrastructure, the new AD9361 RF Agile Transceiver achieves best-in-class performance, high integration, wideband operation and flexibility.


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