[time-nuts] LTC6957 internal architecture

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Wed Jul 8 08:48:34 EDT 2015


Hi Bruce,

On 05/26/2015 01:39 AM, Bruce Griffiths wrote:
> The following patent hints that the LTC6957 front end
> probably consists of several cascaded long tailed pair
> differential amplifier stages each with a selectable
> bandwidth set by capacitors shunting the collector load
> resistors. : US8319551
> The input limiter is in effect a Collins style limiter with
> selectable bandwidth for each stage to reduce the noise
> with respect to a comparator which typically has several
> high gain wide bandwidth cascaded differential amplifier
> stages.

Interesting patent indeed.

Nothing new in principle for those following the Collins school, but 
interesting to see how it spreads.

Cheers,
Magnnus



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