Low-distortion Mixer: +24 dBm 3rd-order Intercept

500-MHz AD831 integrates a doubly balanced mixer, LO preamplifier and output amplifier, all in a 20-pin PLCC

The AD8318 is a wide-dynamic-range monolithic mixer designed for use in demanding applications. Its low distortion features a +24-dBm third-order intercept point (IP3). Read full article



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Barrie Gilbert

Barrie Gilbert

Barrie Gilbert, the first ADI Fellow, has “spent a lifetime in the pursuit of analog elegance.” He joined Analog Devices in 1972, was appointed ADI Fellow in 1979, and manages the Northwest Labs in Beaverton, Oregon. Barrie was born in Bournemouth, England, in 1937. Before joining ADI, he worked with first-generation transistors at SRDE in 1954, and at Mullard, Ltd.; later at Tektronix and Plessey Research Labs. Barrie is an IEEE Fellow (1984) and has received numerous awards. He has some 50 issued patents, has authored about 40 papers, is coauthor of several books, and is a reviewer for several journals. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Oregon State University in 1997.