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    Signal Generation Circuits


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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive: Part 1, Capacitors
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    Application Note 5569 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 1, Harmony - Design like a Symphony Conductor
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    Tutorial 5066 
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    Tutorial 4606 
    Self-Starting Can Be Hard to Do - Understanding Power-on-Reset Requirements in Regulators and Bandgaps
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    Application Note 4295 
    Small-Signal Bandwidth in a Big-Band Era
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    Tutorial 4294 
    Differential Gain and Phase—Why Measure It, if You Cannot See It?
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    Application Note 4928 
    Modes of Operation on the MAX9949 and MAX9950 Parametric Measurement Units
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    Application Note 4605 
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    Application Note 4547 
    Low-Cost Circuit Converts Clock to Low-Distortion Sinewave
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    Application Note 4527 
    White-Noise Generator Has No 1/f Component
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    Application Note 4504 
    Locked-Sync Sine Generator Covers Three Decades with Low Distortion
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    Application Note 4483 
    PWM-Controlled 4–20mA Transmitter Is Galvanically Isolated
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    Application Note 4480 
    Precision Constant-Current Sink Provides Wide, Close-to-the-Rail Compliance
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    Application Note 4362 
    Precision Triangular-Wave Generator Uses a Single IC
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    Tutorial 4699 
    Overview of Sensor Signal Paths
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    Tutorial 4602 
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    Application Note 4457 
    Assess Power-Supply Noise Rejection in Low-Jitter PLL Clock Generators
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    Application Note 4403 
    Provide Remote Alarm for Smoke Detector
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    Application Note 4402 
    Square-wave Oscillator Includes No External Components
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    Application Note 4288 
    How to Calculate the Wiper Voltage of a Digital Potentiometer
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    Tutorial 4292 
    Where Is Ground?
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    Tutorial 4300 
    Calculating the Error Budget in Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Applications
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    Application Note 4291 
    Stack References for Higher Adjustable Voltages from a Digital Pot
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    Application Note 4290 
    Ratiometric Design Overcomes the 25% Tolerance of a Digital Potentiometer
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    Application Note 4108 
    SPST Bipolar Power Switch Simplifies Power-Supply Testing
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    Application Note 3692 
    Frequency Calculator for the DS1090
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    Application Note 3655 
    Buffered Linear-Ramp Generator Operates Rail-to-Rail from a Single Supply
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    Application Note 2947 
    DVD Formats and How to Drive Laser Diodes to Record and Rewrite DVDs
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    Application Note 3469 
    Building a Low-Cost White-Noise Generator
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    Application Note 3471 
    High-Speed Random-Data Generator Facilitates Eye Diagrams
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    Application Note 2099 
    DS1847/DS1848 Online Interactive Temperature Calculator
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    Reference Schematic 2081 
    Digitally Controlled Sine-Wave Generator
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    Application Note 1866 
    High-Speed Pulse Generator Has Programmable Levels
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    Tutorial 1768 
    Tracking Advances in VCO Technology
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    Tutorial 722 
    3V/5V DACs Support Intelligent Current Loop
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    Application Note 1130 
    Phase-Lock Loop Applications Using the MAX9382
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    Application Note 1074 
    DAC and Op Amp Generate Variable Negative Control Voltage
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    Tutorial 724 
    Generating Switched-Capacitor-Filter Clocks
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    Application Note 825 
    Sawtooth Generator Exhibits ~1% Linearity And >80dB Dynamic Frequency Range
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    Application Note 635 
    QuickChip Design Example 1 - A Silicon Bipolar Broadband PLL Building Block Integrated Circuit
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    Application Note 869 
    Creating Fast Line Transients
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    Application Note 982 
    Low-Power, 32kHz Oscillator Operates Over Wide Supply Range
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    Application Note 21 
    Three ICs Produce Pure Sine Waves
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    Application Note 1904 
    Telephone Tone Generator Requires No Trimming
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    Application Note 1210 
    Crystal Oscillator Has Dual or Differential Outputs
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    Application Note 1999 
    Sine Wave Generator Is Crystal Accurate


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