Analog-to-digital converter offers clock frequency of 500 Msps
Atmel released the AT84AS001TP, a 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with a clock frequency of 500 Msps. The AT84AS001TP lets system designers digitize signals with frequencies up to 250 MHz. It provides a 62 dBc SNR, 75 dBc SFDR and 10 ENOB at 500 Msps over the first Nyquist zone with two-tone inter-modulation distortion limited to -70 dB.
The product was developed for telecommunications infrastructure, intermediate frequency broadband digital receivers, test and measurement equipment, high-speed data acquisition and defense radar and communications systems, according to the company.