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LTC6269-10 20kΩ Gain 210MHz Transimpedance Amplifier

Apr 7th 2015
The LTC®6268-10/LTC6269-10 is a single/dual 4GHz FET-input operational amplifier with extremely low input bias current and low input capacitance. It also features low input-referred current noise and voltage noise making it an ideal choice for high speed transimpedance amplifiers, and high-impedance sensor amplifiers. It ...

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LTC6268 20kΩ Gain 65MHz Trans-Impedance Amplifier

Apr 7th 2015
The LTC®6268/LTC6269 is a single/dual 500MHz FET-input operational amplifier with extremely low input bias current and low input capacitance. It also features low inputreferred current noise and voltage noise making it an ideal choice for high speed transimpedance amplifiers, CCD output buffers, and high-impedance sensor ...

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LTC6752 Optical Receiver Circuit

Dec 16th 2014
The LTC6752, along with a high speed high performance FET input operational amplifier like the LTC6268, can be used to implement an optical receiver as shown above. The figure shows the output of the LTC6268 driving the –IN pin of the LTC6752-2, the +IN pin of the LTC6752-2, and the LTC6752 output. The photodiode is being ...

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LT6237 Low Power Avalanche Photodiode Transimpedance Amplifier IS = 3.3mA

Sep 25th 2014
The LT®6236/LT6237/LT6238 are single/dual/quad low noise, rail-to-rail output op amps that feature 1.1nV/√Hz input referred noise voltage density and draw only 3.5mA of supply current per amplifier. These amplifiers combine very low noise and supply current with a 215MHz gain bandwidth product and a 70V/μs slew ...

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Low Noise Single Supply Photodiode Amplifier

Glen Brisebois - Applications Engineer - Signal Conditioning Feb 4th 2013
Low Noise Single Supply Photodiode Amplifier Figure 1 shows the LTC6252 applied as a high performance transimpedance amplifier for a photodiode. A low noise JFET acts as a current buffer, with R2 and R3 imposing a low frequency gain of approximately 1. Transimpedance gain is set by feedback resistor R1 to 1MΩ. R4 and ...

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Extended Dynamic Range 1MΩ Transimpedance Photodiode Amplifier

Oct 30th 2012
The LTC6090 is a high voltage precision operational amplifier. The low noise, low bias current input stage is ideal for high gain configurations. The LTC6090 has low input offset voltage, a rail-to-rail output stage, and can be run from a single 140V or split ±70V supplies. ...

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Light to Frequency Converter

May 12th 2010
Fout = –1.4kHz per microampere of photo diode current, IPD. The LTC6990 is a precision silicon oscillator with a programmable frequency range of 488Hz to 2MHz. It can be used as a fixed-frequency or voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO). The LTC6990 is part of the TimerBlox family of versatile silicon timing devices. A single ...

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700kHz, 1MΩ Single Supply Photodiode Amplifier

Oct 2nd 2009
The measured output noise for this circuit was 153uVrms measured on a 1MHz bandwidth. Supply current was a low 2.2mA. ...

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Single Ended To Differential Transimpedance Amplifier

Aug 3rd 2007
This circuit shows the LTC6406 connected as a single-ended transimpedance amplifier with 20kΩ of transimpedance gain. The BF862 JFET buffers the LTC6406 input, drastically reducing the effects of its bipolar input transistor current noise. The VGS of the JFET is now included as an offset, but this is typically 0.6V so ...

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LTC6240 Low Noise 1M Trans-Impedance Amplifier

Jan 10th 2007
By using a 10Megaohm resistor, with a noise of 400nV/rtHz, for transimpedance gain and then attenuating the signal by 10 results in an equivalent gain of 1Megaohm with only 40nV/rtHz of noise. This is less than 1/3 the noise of a single stage TIA with a 1Megaohm resistor. ...

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Low Noise Low Power DC Accurate Single Supply Photodiode Amplifier

Sep 21st 2006
A low noise JFET Q1 acts as a current buffer, with R2 and R3 imposing a low frequency gain of approximately 1. ...

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Wide Bandwidth Photodiode Amplifier

Aug 22nd 2006
Wide bandwidth performance from a small photodiode requires minimizing the total input capacitance. In this circuit the amplifier's differential input capacitance is bootstrapped by the feedback with R1 and R2. Choosing the amplifier input that is at the corner of the package for the dual LTC6244 also minimizes pin-to-pin capacitance. ...

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Very Low Noise Large Area Photodiode Amplifier

Aug 22nd 2006
Large area photodiodes come with a large capacitance, typically on the order of 3000pF or larger. This capacitance to ground at the input of a transimpedance amplifier has a significant effect on the output noise of the circuit as the noise gain increases dramatically at higher frequencies. AC coupling a bootstrap JFET across ...

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Small Area Photodiode in Normal TIA Configuration

Aug 22nd 2006
Small area photodiodes have low capacitance. To maintain low noise operation it is important to keep the input capacitance low so that the miniscule input noise current of the CMOS amplifier, and not the voltage noise, dominates the overall circuit noise. The total input capacitance from the amplifier in this circuit is the ...

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Large Area Photodiode Bootstrapping

Aug 22nd 2006
Large area photodiodes come with a large capacitance, typically on the order of 3000pF or larger. This capacitance to ground at the input of a transimpedance amplifier has a significant effect on the output noise of the circuit as the noise gain increases dramatically at higher frequencies. The addition of a low noise JFET ...

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Micropower Photodiode Amplifier

Aug 16th 2005
This is a basic photodiode amplifier which converts the tiny current output by the diode in response to light intensity to a buffered low impedance voltage source. CMOS amplifier's allow for the use of large feedback resistors and add very little input bias error current. For this Infra-Red diode the output changes 600mV for ...

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Ultra-Low Noise 1Mohm 150kHz Photodiode Amplifier

Jun 27th 2005
The low current noise of the LTC6242 makes the noise of this circuit dominated by the 1Mohm resistor used to convert the photodiode current to a voltage. ...

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LTC2054 Ultra-Precision, Wide Dynamic Range 10Hz Bandwidth Photodiode Amplifier

Jan 20th 2004
The low input bias current and input noise current, combined with low voltage offset, provide a precision signal monitor. A high degree of input sensitivity is provided to the circuit by the large dynamic range, characterized by low input offset and high DC gain of the LTC2054. ...

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Stepped Gain Photodiode Amplifier

Jun 23rd 2003
At low signal levels, the circuit has a high 100kΩ transimpedance gain, but at high signal levels the circuit automatically and smoothly changes to a low 3.1kΩ gain. The beneit of a stepped gain approach is that it maximizes dynamic range. ...

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Low Noise, Low Power Photodiode Amplifier

Aug 29th 2002
Low Noise, Low Power Photodiode Amplifier is Better than Monolithics. Low Bias Current, Low Current Noise and Unity Gain Stability Keep the Circuit Operational from 0ohm to several Gohm. Amplifier input noise density and gain-bandwidth product were measured to be 2.4nV/rtHz and 100MHz, respectively, with only 3.8mA supply current. ...

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Single Supply, 1.5nVrtHz, Photodiode Amplifier

Jul 23rd 2002
Simple, fast, low noise photodiode amplifier. Amplifier input noise density and gain-bandwidth product were measured to be 1.5nV/rtHz and 157MHz, respectively, while consuming only 100mW. ...

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Precision Photodiode Amplifier

Feb 1st 2001
The LT1880 provides a high degree of precision with very low bias current (IB = 150pA typical). Total output offset is below 262mV, worst-case, over temperature (0°C to 70°C). With a 5V output swing this implies a minimum 86dB dynamic range. ...

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Ultralow Noise, 2.4GHz Gain Bandwidth Large-Area Photodiode Amplifier

Jun 19th 2000
The combination of the ultralow noise JFET gain stage and the LT1806 low noise amplifier achieves the ultralow input noise performance. The circuit’s input voltage noise was measured at 0.95nV/rtHz. ...

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Low Noise, Low Power Photodiode Amplifier With DC Precision

Nov 23rd 1999
Instead of simply grounding the LT6202 noninverting input, an LTC2050 drives it (and therefore the source) exactly to where it needs to be for zero JFET gate voltage. Output offset is 200µV and output noise is 2mVP-P measured in a 20MHz bandwidth. ...

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Logging Photodiode JFET Amplifier with 1pA Input Bias Current

Jul 1st 1996
The 1pA input bias current contributes only 0.4fA/rtHz of current noise or 0.4nV/rtHz voltage noise with a 1Mohm source impedance. Photodiode current is converted to a voltage by the first op amp and D1 and amplified by the first, second and third logarithmic compression amplifiers. ...

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DAC Reference Inverter and I-to-V Converter

Aug 23rd 1995
LT6011 dual op amp performs two functions - inverting a positive ref voltage to a negative ref voltage to allow bipolar output polarities and performing the current to voltage conversion on the DAC's current outputs as well buffering the outputs. ...

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100dB Range Logarithmic Photodiode Amplifier

Feb 14th 1994
The photodiode current is processed by a form of trans-impedance amplifier (TIA) that has a logarithmic I to V characteristic. The Vbe of the logging transistor is scaled and offset to properly represent the desired dynamic range. To prevent temperature variation from affecting the accuracy, another loop is used as a stabilized ...

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Photodiode Amplifier

Nov 1st 1983
Low input bias current amplifiers can be used to accurately detect the amount of current flowing in a photodiode. An output voltage, 1V/uA, is created by forcing the reverse diode current to flow from the amplifier output through a large valued feedback resistor. ...

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