Questions tagged [sample-and-hold]

Anything related to sample and hold (S/H) circuits. S/H circuits are analog circuits whose purpose is that of sampling the instantaneous value of an analog signal and store that value for a predefined period of time. They are sort of analog memory circuits, and they are often employed as the first stage of analog to digital converter systems.

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Exactly what is the role of the zero-order hold in a hybrid analog/digital sampled-data system?

I'll admit, I am asking this question rhetorically. I am curious what answers will come back out of this. If you choose to answer this, make sure you understand the Shannon-Nyquist sampling theorem ...
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How to achieve analog zero-drift sample and hold for hours?

This so-called "zero drift" opamp droops .001V/sec, at temp 85C with a 1 uF cap. If I'm reading the spec correctly, that's 3.6V/hour! http://www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/lf398-n.pdf Is there a method ...
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How to sample and hold on very narrow pulse?

I am looking to construct a simple data logger to record the peak intensity from a flash strobe. When a flash is detected, the peak will be captured (ADC), time stamped and written to memory. The ...
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How do I prolong the reed switch output time

I put a reed switch ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reed_switch ) on the handle of a measuring wheel (perambulator). The reed switch will be activated up to around 20 times per second (every 50 ms). ...
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DAC multiplexer glitch

UPDATE 20th May: Swapped the analog output regulator for an AZ1117-EH based on Peter Smith's suggestion, removed C1306, so now the 3.3VA output should be ok at least based on the datasheet. However, ...
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Op-Amp Sample and Hold Circuit Help

So, I'm trying to modify a sample and hold circuit from "The Forrest Mims Engineer's Notebook", that uses a 353 op-amp, so that it runs off of a single supply: I needed to add a 4.5V (1/2 supply ...
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What will it happened when capacitance is almost the same as parasitic capacitance

I make a sample and hold (IC design),and it is combined with transmission gate and a 550fF capacitor,and my classmate told me that my capacitor is too small,almost the same as the parasitic ...
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Sample & Hold circuit not working for negative half cycle

I have made a Sample & Hold circuit using Multisim but after simulating oscilloscope showing sampled version of input waveform for positive half cycles only. I have used MOSFET as a switch with ...
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Mosfet suggession for large drain current Sample Hold application

I'm using a MOSFET for a sample and hold circuit controlled by a microcontroller. I want to control the charging and discharging of a capacitor by a solar cell. For this I'd be using two MOSFETs. The ...
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How do these diodes prevent opamp from saturation?

I cannot understand how the clamping diodes prevent opamp from saturation when the switch/FET is off in the following sample-and-hold circuit: I only know that if the negative feed back of an opamp ...
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Why is my Sample and Hold circuit not working

I have two of these circuits on a board which are both behaving identically. ie. neither is holding a sampled voltage but rather just passing the input directly to the output (indicated as with the ...
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How does this sample and hold circuit work?

What role does the 30k resistor play in the LF398? How would that resistor eliminate any offsets introduced by the op-amps in a circuit like this one: On this ...
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Digital sample and hold synced with a CLK

So I though this should be pretty straightforward, but apparently it's not. Supposed we have a digital async input signal and a CLK. I want to sample the given input signal on every rising (or ...
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Track vs Sample and hold

This is the output of both track and hold and sample and hold. But when I searched for its circuit I am getting the circuit I have shown below for both. So my question is if the circuit for sample ...
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BJT sample and hold circuit for 50 MHz clock

I've designed a sample and hold circuit (as shown in the snapshot of the circuit attached) but i'm having slew rate problems, if I try to adjust the slew rate (by adjusting the capapacitor and ...
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ADC undersampling AND oversampling

I need to accurately measure a narrow band signal (of about 200Hz) centered in a part of spectrum that is many times its band (at about 20kHz). I have only a 12 bit ADC that is relatively fast (5 MSPS)...
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High Frequency (16 Mhz-48 MHz) Peak Hold/Envelope Detector Circuit?

I'm trying to make a peak hold circuit for a very high frequency bandpass filter that needs to be able to operate at 16 Mhz, 40 Mhz, and 48 Mhz. I've singled out the peak hold part of my overall ...
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Auto Zero Circuit on AD625 datasheet

The datasheet for the AD625 instrumentation amplifier shows an example circuit with 'Auto Zero' (Figure 36), below. In this circuit an op-amp AD711 is being used to give an offset voltage to zero the ...
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Create a pulse that is active from ~0.3 to 0.4 times the clock period

I'm sorry if the phrasing is somewhat weird, but the question is hard to articulate. I've created an IC Sample-and-Hold where I have a hold capacitor at the output. I want to charge this capacitor ...
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Inherent sample and hold in a comparator?

I have been reading up why a flash ADC does not (theoretically) need a sample and hold circuit. I have learned that this is because the comparators have an inherent sample and hold property, but I can ...
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Sample and Hold Circuit Capacitor Value

I am simulating a basic sample and hold circuit in TI TINA. The op amp is TI TLV333. The parameters are: Vin - 1Hz - DC:150mV - Amplitude:1.3mV Switching frequency:100Hz The following two plots ...
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Output of Sample and Hold Circuit

I'm having a bit of a problem figuring out how this sample and hold circuit works. I am to calculate \$V_\text{out}\$ if (a) \$A\$ is infinite and if (b) \$A\$ is finite. \$A\$ is the open-loop gain ...
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multilevel storage elements

I've been experimenting with three-valued logic (yeah, I know) and have had quite a bit of success by using voltage comparators to implement the combinatorial logic. All 27 1-input gates and many ...
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Sample and hold: fast switching

Consider the circuit above. I'm struggling to answer the following question: Suppose the source of “Analog In” to your sample and hold has a Thevenin output resistance of 10K and you want to ...
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Measuring pulses, options for accumulate samples after trigger

I have a circuit that amplifies pulses and the goal is to measure them with a MCU's ADC in lowest possible power. The pulses width are about 100uS and I am interested about their peak amplitude. Now ...
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Sample and hold circuit giving distorted output

I'm making a sample-and-hold circuit for a 3 bit Flash/Parallel ADC and to allow the conversion to have enough time to happen I want to maintain the input voltage steady for the duration the ...
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Data path in logic circuit

In the fig below is the path from CLK of 1st FF to Output(DataOut1) a valid data path. If so why is it not shown? Is it because its just the combination of PATH2 and PATH3? Thanks.
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Sampling analog signal at 100khz with raspberry pi

I want to sample a ultrasonic wave at 100 Ksps. Currently i am using Raspberry pi and an external adc communicating with each other vis I2S at 96Khz. Since raspberry pi cannot support higher speed ...
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The output buffer of sample and hold

I saw some sample and hold circuits from the Internet,and i find there will be a buffer in the output,so i want to ask what does that buffer do for the sample and hold,can i use two stage amplifier as ...
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ADC input enable register

For a Hcs129s12 micro-controller ADC (please see the image) , the sample-and-hold stage accepts analog signals from the input multiplexer and stores them as a charge on the sample capacitor. The ...
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Resampling with MSB operation

I'm new to verilog and HDL, so please be patient with me. In a code, I have an input variable clk, two input 16 bit samples, that are stored into ...
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Voltage holder circuit configuration circuit

hi I didn't studies all the circuit configurations and also I'm a newbie to EE. My question is I need to design something like a voltage holder. The idea is two emitter followers. One is NPN one ...
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How can I change the reference voltage and resolution of SAMPLE and HOLD block in LTSpice?

I have a question about LTSpice. I put a Sample & Hold block in a sheet to quantize a continuous sine signal like below: But the resolution is not desired. I have a 16-Bit ADC with a 1v reference ...
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ADC conversion timing

Why the conversion time of an ADC is calculated as: number of bits in resolution+number of programmed sample clocks+2/(ADC clock frequency) ? As far as I know for the successive approximation A/D ...
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Conditional analog sample and hold (analog override?) - circuit suggestion request

Preamble: I have a LED driven by an opamp-based constant current source (CCS). It works fine, I can set up current required and it is reasonably stable. The problem is, that LED forward voltage drops ...
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Replacement of BSV81 transistor

A 40 year old cruise control unit (sample and hold circuitry) has failed on me and I'm looking to replace a BSV81 transistor to see if it fixes my problem. This is an old n-channel depletion mosfet. A ...
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Buffer requirements for S/H circuits

I am trying to solve question 11.10 which is taken from 2001 GATE IN paper. So I think the answer is (a) because the input buffer which faces the analog input needs a higher slew rate in order to ...
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Bypass Gate-to-trigger-converter via switching jack

Goal I like to trigger a LF398 Sample-and-Hold IC via a 3.5mm Jack (modular synthesizer). The desired behaviour would be: if a cable is plugged in, incoming signals will be converted to short ...
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Acquisition time of sample & hold circuit

What determines the acquisition time of a sample and hold circuit? For example if I had wanted to design a circuit that samples at every 0.1 second intervals what would limit and affect the desired ...
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What kind of wave should i feed the input of sample and hold,which is in the sar adc

There is sample and hold in the sar adc,but i am not sure that i should feed a ramp wave or sine wave to the sample and hold? Are there any relations to sar adc output and sample and hold input wave?
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Analog to digital controller-Sampling rate

One method to design a controller for a digital control system is to first design it in the s domain and then convert it. However, choosing a suitable sampling period is important. In most problems ...
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PSRR - Testing Fixture

I have to design a PSRR test fixture with a 2.4KHz signal imposed on a dc power supply. I can do it using a bias tee at rf but the size of the components at audio confound me. The application is a ...
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holding nano second pulse amplitude for measuring its amplitude [closed]

My design problem demands me to read the amplitude level of a 10ns pulse, for which I am trying to find multiple techniques that may be helpful. input parameters: ...
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The output change when i connect it with the other circuit

Two symbols are the same sample and hold,so Theoretically their ouput should be the same,but as we see,when i connect it with a comparator,the output of sample and hold totally change. Why?How do i ...