ET4278 Over-sampled data converters

Topics: Design of sigma-delta modulators for communication and instrumentation

Quantization noise, Over-sampling, Aliasing, Discrete-time sigma-delta modulation, Linear model, Noise shaping, Decimation, Continuous-time sigma-delta modulation, Concept of STF & NTF, Loop-filter design (feed-forward & feedback topologies), Multi-bit sigma-delta modulation, Non-linearity, Tones, Small signal stability, Large signal stability, Bandpass sigma-delta modulators, Cascaded sigma-delta modulators, Complex sigma-delta modulators, Incremental converters, Several case studies.

Study Goals

This is an advanced-level course on analog-to-digital converters; the main emphasis being on the design of sigma-delta modulators for communication and instrumentation.


prof.dr. Kofi Makinwa

Design of precision analog circuits, sigma-delta ADCs, low-offset amplifiers, voltage and frequency references, sensor interface circuits and smart sensors.

Last modified: 2022-06-19


Credits: 4 EC
Period: 0/0/0/4
Contact: Kofi Makinwa