Calibration using Sigma-Delta Analog-to-Digital Conversion

  • Gert van der Horn
  • Johan L. Huijsing
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 419)


In section 4.4 the use of pulse modulation techniques to control the signal transfer of a smart sensor was already suggested. The pulsestream or bitstream modulation can be combined nicely with sigma-delta bitstream techniques. A digital sigma-delta (noise shaper) may be used to generate programmable pulsestreams or bitstreams which modulate the analog signal, and a sigma-delta AD-converter is used to convert the modulated analog sensor signal into a digital bitstream.


Quantization Noise Full Adder Smart Sensor Decimation Filter Gain Correction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert van der Horn
    • 1
  • Johan L. Huijsing
    • 1
  1. 1.University of DelftThe Netherlands

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