The AD9670 is designed for low cost, low power, small size, and ease of use for medical ultrasound. It contains eight channels of a variable gain amplifier (VGA) with a low noise preamplifier (LNA), a CW harmonic rejection I/Q demodulator with programmable phase rotation, an anti-aliasing filter (AAF), an analog-to-digital converter (ADC), and a digital demodulator and decimator for data processing and bandwidth reduction.
Each channel features a maximum gain of up to 52 dB, a fully differential signal path, and an active input preamplifier termination. The channel is optimized for high dynamic performance and low power in applications where a small package size is critical.
The LNA has a single-ended-to-differential gain that is selectable through the SPI. Assuming a 15 MHz noise bandwidth (NBW) and a 21.6 dB LNA gain, the LNA input SNR is 94 dB. In CW Doppler mode, each LNA output drives an I/Q demodulator that has independently programmable phase rotation with 16 phase settings.
Power-down of individual channels is supported to increase battery life for portable applications. Standby mode allows quick power-up for power cycling. In CW Doppler operation, the VGA, AAF, and ADC are powered down. The ADC contains several features designed to maximize flexibility and minimize system cost, such as a programmable clock, data alignment, and programmable digital test pattern generation. The digital test patterns include built-in fixed patterns, built-in pseudo random patterns, and custom user-defined test patterns entered via the serial port interface.
A short-form datasheet for this product is available for download from this web page. Complete documentation including detailed hardware and software guides are available upon completion of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) (pdf, 30,264 bytes). Send your completed forms by e-mail to Highspeed.email@example.com.
Additional support is available from your Analog Devices local sales.
Please contact the ADC Development Group for additional technical information.
For additional ADI Healthcare Products and related information, please visit www.analog.com/healthcare.
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