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I am working on a design where I need to amplify a small ac signal (a few μv, 1 Mhz) with a gain of 30 to 40, while introducing as little noise as possible. The input is driven by another op amp, so a high input impedance is not a requirement.
Currently I am using an op amp configured as non inverting amplifier. Even if the high input impedance is not required, the physical separation between input and output kind of makes me feel comfortable.
However when searching online I see a lot of examples where inverting amplifier configurations are used in similar situations, which made me wonder whether it might be advantageous to switch to an inverting design.
After some research I still could not find any particular reason why I might use an inverting amplifier in this scenario. Neither do I need an amplification of less than 1, nor a summing amplifier, as mentioned in answers to similar questions (1, 2).
So is there any particular reason why I would use an inverting amplifier if I am just amplifying a voltage with a gain of more than 1 (maybe considering noise, stability or other issues)?
EDIT: Just to clarify, I am talking about following op amp configurations:
Non inverting amplifier (left) and inverting amplifier (right):