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ADC Power Supplies: Inputs

Jonathan Harris
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jonharris0
6/9/2014 10:30:30 AM
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Re: Starting supplies - requirements
Another good point.  I discussed a little about PSRR back in my December blog: http://www.planetanalog.com/author.asp?section_id=3041&doc_id=562140

I'll be continuing to look at power supply schemes in my upcoming blog and try to point out some topologies and strategies to help mitigate any issues from power supply noise.  Stay tuned! :-)

Thanks for both of these great questions/comments!

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jonharris0
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6/9/2014 10:26:24 AM
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Re: avoiding crosstalk
That is a very good question.  Unfortunately, those are internal design details.  Care is taken inside the ADC to minimize crosstalk and part of this is to separate the supply domains at the pins of the device.  As you have pointed out there are also frequency relationships inside the ADC that must be evaluated...but those are part of the 'secret sauce' inside the device. :-)

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etnapowers
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6/3/2014 11:25:53 AM
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avoiding crosstalk
"There are various portions of circuitry within each of these blocks that operate at different frequencies, and keeping the supply domains separate helps keep these frequencies from making their way back and forth between the two sections. Having crosstalk between these sections can result in degraded performance, which may manifest itself in the SNR (noise performance) or the SFDR (spurious performance) of the ADC."

 

I wonder if there is a guideline to establish the minimum value of difference between the frequencies that prevents crosstalk, which affects the performances of the ADC.

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RedDerek
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6/2/2014 11:18:43 AM
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Starting supplies - requirements
Best place to start, besides voltage levels, is allowed ripple on the supply. This would then be the PSRR. And thus can affect how the supply is designed - frequency for one. Is is always best to use a high frequency power supply? Challenges here is that the dynamic range of output power is reduced at higher frequencies. (I ask these questions only to get the conversation started.)

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