Implementing ΣΔ modulator prototype designs on an FPGA

  • Kevin Rowley
  • Colin Lyden
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1142)


This work describes using Xilinx fpgas to validate designs for ΣΔ modulators.The modulator designs are generated by a specialized software tool dedicated to automatically generating VHDL descriptions of each modulator design.

In this paper parameterized VHDL models of different modulator structures are presented.The path from VHDL to Xilinx is shown and an example 2nd order modulator, implemented on a Xilinx fpga is presented.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kevin Rowley
    • 1
  • Colin Lyden
    • 1
  1. 1.National Microelectronics Research CentreCorkIreland

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