Glossary Definition for SINAD

Glossary Term: SINAD 

Definition

Signal-to-noise and distortion ratio: The RMS value of the sine wave f(IN) (input sine wave for an ADC, reconstructed output sine wave for a DAC) to the RMS value of the converter noise from DC to the Nyquist frequency, including harmonic content. It is typically expressed in dB (decibels).
Synonyms
  • Signal-To-Noise And Distortion Ratio
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