Ultralow Distortion Differential ADC Driver
The ADA4939 is a low noise, ultralow distortion, high speed differential amplifier. It is an ideal choice for driving high performance ADCs with resolutions up to 16 bits from dc to 100 MHz. The output common-mode voltage is user adjustable by means of an internal common-mode feedback loop, allowing the ADA4939 output to match the input of the ADC. The internal feedback loop also provides exceptional output balance as well as suppression of even-order harmonic distortion products.
With the ADA4939, differential gain configurations are easily realized with a simple external feedback network of four resistors that determine the closed-loop gain of the amplifier.
The ADA4939 is fabricated using Analog Devices, Inc., proprietary silicon-germanium (SiGe), complementary bipolar process, enabling it to achieve very low levels of distortion with an input voltage noise of only 2.3 nV/√Hz. The low dc offset and excellent dynamic performance of the ADA4939 make it well suited for a wide variety of data acquisition and signal processing applications.
The ADA4939 is available in a Pb-free, 3 mm × 3 mm 16-lead LFCSP (ADA4939-1, single) or a Pb-free, 4 mm × 4 mm 24-lead LFCSP (ADA4939-2, dual). The pinout has been optimized to facilitate PCB layout and minimize distortion. The ADA4939-1 and the ADA4939-2 are specified to operate over the −40°C to +105°C temperature range; both operate on supplies between 3.3 V and 5 V.
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The User Guide contains all the required documentation to build the board, including schematics, assembly drawing, and Bill of Materials.
MT-076: Differential Driver Analysis
"Rules of the Road" for High-Speed Differential ADC Drivers
(Analog Dialogue, Vol. 43, No. 5, 2009)
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