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These webcasts are created by engineers for engineers. They typically run about 40 minutes, and some do not require registration.

RF & MW Control Products in Silicon - This webcast introduces Analog Devices' new RF & MW switch and attenuator family of products implemented in an advanced silicon process. An ADI expert discusses how the new products benefit from the inherent advantages of the silicon technology compared to legacy counter parts manufactured using gallium-arsenide.

The Challenges of Simplifying the Signal Chain - A typical signal chain starts with a sensor followed by an interface amplifier, signal conditioning blocks, an ADC Driver, an ADC, and a digital processing engine. Most digital systems have enough processing power to replace some or all of the analog signal chain and this webcast looks at the benefits and challenges associated with simplifying the analog signal chain.

Signal Chain Optimization for IoT Applications - This webcast looks at how smart partitioning techniques and accurate measurement technologies at the signal chain level can optimize your latest Internet of Things (IoT) application design. Learn how connecting systems on the network edge to cloud-based processing and resources offers designers an opportunity to rethink overall system optimization and design. Students and engineers new to the field, as well as those more experienced engineers looking to learn about how they can build smarter and differentiated Internet of Things (IoT) products should view this webcast.

Getting Started with Software-Defined Radio using MATLAB and Simulink - This webcast will work through a single hardware/software development and deployment environment for Software-Defined Radio. Using MATLAB® and Simulink®, users can go from designing and simulating communications algorithms to generating production implementations targeting the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC and Analog Devices AD9361 RF Agile Transceiver™.

Designing High Fidelity Isolated Power Inverter Interfaces - This webcast explores system design issues in three-phase inverter systems. The challenges associated with isolated gate drive and current/voltage sensing are discussed along with system design aspects such as bias supplies and overcurrent protection. Practical circuit implementations are described along with experimental investigations on the impact of parameters such as gate driver timing on system performance of a motor control system. This is a must-see webcast for designers involved with inverter systems requiring isolated signal and drive.

ADI Clocks: Optimizing and Supporting JESD204B Interfaces - Clock jitter attenuators are designed to support the JESD204B serial interface standard for connecting high-speed data converters and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). ADI's clock jitter attenuators contain the functions that support and enhance the unique capabilities of that interface standard. This webcast is a must-see for designers and systems developers who rely on high speed serial data converters as a function in their system design.

Technologies and Solutions for Radar System Applications - New Radar systems are employing a range of different architectures to meet the challenges of multi-mode and multi-function requirements. In this webinar ADI applications engineers discuss key enabling technologies and solutions for Radar systems operating from L through Ku band and beyond utilizing RF sampling systems, direct conversion and super heterodyne architectures.

Solving Telecommunication Multiband Operation Needs with Wideband Amplifiers - There exist many telecommunication standards in today's world, covering different frequency ranges. This webcast addresses the usage of wideband amplifiers to enable RF system solutions to cover multiple frequency bands with one product, thereby reducing system cost and size. This webcast also covers key performance parameters for wideband amplifiers and biasing strategies required to achieve optimal RF amplifier performance.

Isolation Architectures for Motor Control Systems - This webcast discusses different system isolation topologies, such isolated current sense, driving high performance isolated gate drivers and overall system partitioning of the isolation architecture used in motor control. The presenter shows how ADI's board and system services speed up the overall design flow.

Real-Time Audio and Industrial Applications Enabled by Multicore SHARC DSP + ARM SOC - Targeting real-Time Audio & Industrial applications, this next generation power efficient SHARC series delivers high performance DSP (24GFLOPS at <2W) with two SHARC+ cores and advanced DSP accelerators. This webcast reviews the key features and benefits of this new product family, use case examples & development tools.

Changing Safety Standards Environment for Digital Isolators - The IEC is developing a new international safety standard for digital isolation components. Systems designers have had to rely on applying specific system standards to these fast and precise isolation components which has resulted in contradictory isolation metrics that leave the system designer wondering if he has covered all of his bases. We will discuss current and upcoming component level standards support and how they can remove uncertainty.

Sensor Signal Conditioning with Synchronous Demodulation - This webcast will discuss the some of the basic concepts of synchronous demodulation and what benefits this technique brings to sensor signal conditioning. We will then examine real world examples to explore some of the subtleties of implementing systems using synchronous demodulation.

Simplifying Radio Design Using a Wideband IF Receiver Subsytem IC - This webcast will demonstrate how designers of high-performance communication equipment can reduce the complexity of their receiver designs while simultaneously achieving frequency planning flexibility and industry-leading instantaneous dynamic range (NF as low as 13 dB with IIP3 up to 36 dBm).

Solving Next Generation Aerospace and Defense Challenges - Analog Devices enables the most advanced A&D systems with fast time to market and high ROI using a broad portfolio of innovative component and system level solutions. In this webcast, we will discuss how Analog Devices can solve next generation and advanced system challenges across a wide range of applications. Various system level solutions and rapid prototyping platforms will be detailed including a direct conversion L & S Band Radar Receiver platform.

RF Connectorized Components and Signal Generators - This webcast will showcase Hittite Microwave Products from ADI’s broad range of connectorized modules. Attendees will learn how to use these components to combine transmitter and receiver functions, allowing them to produce prototypes, demonstrations, and production hardware covering 0.1 GHz to 40 GHz. Functions include amplifiers, VCOs, synthesizers, mixers, switches, attenuators, detectors, and signal generators.

Wireless Sensor Networks Solutions - This webcast is an overview of ADI’s Wireless Sensor Network demonstration system. We begin the webcast by describing the advantages and disadvantages of different types of systems. Next, we discuss the key parameters to consider when evaluating a system or building your own. We conclude with a discussion on the best ways to use energy harvesting to power wireless sensing systems.

Interfacing GSPS Data Converters to FPGAs - A new generation of high-performance GSPS data converters are poised to simplify wideband RF architectures and greatly enhance system capabilities. This webcast explores the conversion technology as featured on a reference design and quick-start FPGA-friendly prototyping module. Topics covered include: GSPS ADC and DAC IC technology, an overview of the JESD204B interface, and the software that makes the converters and FPGA work together seamlessly.

Integrated Approach to SPI using Digital Isolator Technology - SPI is used for IC-to-IC communications. Unidirectional lines make it easy to isolate, but interrupts and in-band addressing for target devices are not supported, so extra isolated channels are usually required. Also, the clocking scheme links the bus speed to the propagation delay of the isolation. This webinar looks at new integrated SPI digital isolators that address these shortcomings.

Troubleshooting your SAR ADCs - This webcast discusses the three main areas of support circuitry associated with high-resolution SAR ADCs. The first part focuses on driving the reference, choosing passive and active components, noise contributions, and performance characteristics. Next, we discuss front-end support circuitry, properly driving the ADC, and overstress protection. We conclude by highlighting support tools for evaluating or prototyping with ADI converters.

High-performance GSPS Data Converters Improve RADAR & EW Architectures - In recent years, ADCs sampling at GSPS rates have been pushing the data conversion stage closer and closer to the antenna, but when analog bandwidths reach 1 to 2 GHz, the ac performance of ADCs may be limited by the linearity and noise spectral density. This webinar discusses the advantages of new GSPS converters and the impact on radar and electronic warfare systems.

Digital Potentiometers - Where and How to Use - Digital Potentiometers (digiPOTs) provide a convenient way to adjust the ac or dc voltage or current output of sensors, power supplies, or other devices that require some type of calibration. This webcast describes the advantages of using digital potentiometers in various applications and shows the main parameters to be considered when designing a circuit using a digital potentiometer.

Isolation in Ultra Low Power Applications - Advances in isolation technology have reduced the power consumption of digital isolators by orders of magnitude, enabling safety and convenience in low-power applications. This webcast looks at several designs that take advantage of quiescent currents less than 1 µA per channel, including 4-20 mA field instrumentation, telecom interfaces referenced to negative 42-V rails, and battery operated devices.

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