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    Measurement Circuits


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    Application Note 6979 
    How to Connect System Protection ICs for Higher Current Application
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    Application Note 6774 
    Guidelines for the MAX34407/MAX34417 Hardware Design and Support Notes for the Windows 10 Driver for System Designers
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    Application Note 6556 
    How to Interface the MAX30003WING ECG AFE with the MAX32630FTHR
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    Application Note 6144 
    How to Linearize Wheatstone-Bridge Circuit for Better Performance
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    Application Note 6262 
    RTD Measurement System Design Essentials
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    Application Note 5686 
    Passive Components Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 2): Resistors
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    Application Note 5800 
    Passive Components Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 3): Printed Circuit Boards
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    Application Note 5980 
    Setting Up UART Communication with the MAX78615+LMU and the MAXREFDES14# Isolated Energy Measurement Subsystem
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    Application Note 4489 
    Typically Testing “Typical” in a Typical Manner
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    Application Note 5966 
    Choosing the Optimal Clock Mode for MAX116xx, MAX123x, and MAX103x SAR ADCs
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    Application Note 5761 
    Lord Kelvin’s Sensing Method Lives On in the Measurement Accuracy of Ultra-Precision Current-Shunt Monitors/Current-Sense Amplifiers
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    Application Note 5724 
    Lightning Bolts, Defibrillators, and Protection Circuitry Save Lives
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    Subsystem Board 5817 
    Novato (MAXREFDES16#): 4-20mA Loop-Powered Temperature Sensor with HART
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    Reference Schematic 5684 
    High-Performance Temperature Measurement Using Thermocouples and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    Subsystem Board 5611 
    Corona (MAXREFDES12#): Isolated Industrial Octal Digital Input Translator/Serializer
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    Application Note 5383 
    Adding Intelligence to LED Lighting
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    Application Note 5278 
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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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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    Application Note 5570 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 2, Balance - Work Through All the Choices
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    Subsystem Board 5562 
    Campbell (MAXREFDES4#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    Tutorial 5067 
    Margining and Calibration for Fun and Profit
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    Tutorial 5279 
    IC Troubleshooting and Failure Analysis: Find the Facts and Avoid the Guesswork
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    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    Application Note 4491 
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    Reference Schematic 5319 
    Liquid-Level Measurement System Uses a Compensated Silicon Pressure Sensor and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 1
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    Application Note 5435 
    Quick Start Programmer's Guide for the MAX11800–MAX11803 and MAX11811 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    Tutorial 5066 
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    Application Note 4644 
    Use a Twist and Other Popular Wires to Reduce EMI/RFI
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    Application Note 4490 
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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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 4875 
    High-Accuracy Temperature Measurements Call for Platinum Resistance Temperature Detectors (PRTDs) and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs
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    Tutorial 5059 
    Thermal Noise Calculator Tutorial
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    Tutorial 5063 
    Statistical Process Control Calculator Tutorial
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    Reference Schematic 5032 
    Modern Thermocouples and a High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADC Enable High-Precision Temperature Measurement
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    Tutorial 5061 
    Effective Number of Bits Calculator Tutorial
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    Tutorial 5062 
    Bandgap Reference Calculator Tutorial
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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 4615 
    Upgrade Panel-Meter Range and Precision
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    Application Note 4639 
    Use High-Performance Simultaneous-Sampling ADCs for Sensor Signal Conditioning in Industrial Multichannel Data Acquisition Systems (DASs)
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    Application Note 4362 
    Precision Triangular-Wave Generator Uses a Single IC
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    Application Note 4613 
    A Proposed Framework for Measuring, Identifying, and Eliminating Clock and Data Jitter on High-Speed Serial Communication Links
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    Tutorial 4602 
    Adjusting and Calibrating Out Offset and Gain Error in a Precision DAC
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    Application Note 4494 
    Methods for Calibrating Gain Error in Data-Converter Systems
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    Application Note 4599 
    Use a DS3900 to Evaluate I²C-Compatible Devices for Successful Bidirectional Communication
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    Application Note 4443 
    ICs Form Simple Thermometer-Style Voltage Indicator
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    Application Note 4409 
    USB Carries 16-Bit Voltage Measurements
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    Application Note 4457 
    Assess Power-Supply Noise Rejection in Low-Jitter PLL Clock Generators
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    Tutorial 4300 
    Calculating the Error Budget in Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Applications
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    Application Note 4416 
    IC Forms Direct-Readout Temperature Probe
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    Application Note 4125 
    Getting Started with the MAX1233/MAX1234 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    Application Note 4108 
    SPST Bipolar Power Switch Simplifies Power-Supply Testing
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    Application Note 4042 
    Using the MAXQ2000 to Implement a High-Speed I²C Interface for the MAX1169
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    Application Note 3930 
    Package Thermal Resistance Values (Theta JA, Theta JC) for Temperature Sensors and 1-Wire Devices
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    Application Note 3775 
    Design Considerations for a Low-Cost Sensor and A/D Interface
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    Reference Schematic 3490 
    Parametric Measurement Unit (PMU) Layout Guidelines
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    Application Note 3484 
    Upgrading from Mechanical Potentiometers to Digital Pots
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    Reference Schematic 3450 
    Positive Analog Feedback Compensates PT100 Transducer
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    Application Note 3456 
    Programmable System-Management IC Monitors and Sequences Requirements in Complex, Multivoltage Systems
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    Tutorial 3426 
    Resistive Bridge Basics: Part One
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    Application Note 3428 
    Transimpedance Amplifier Buffers Current Transformer
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    Application Note 3418 
    Understanding the Effects of Clock Tolerances on 50/60Hz Noise Rejection in High Performance Sigma Delta ADCs
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    Application Note 3379 
    Built-In Features Eliminate the Need for External Relays when Using the Maxim Driver-Comparator-Load (DCL) and Parametric Measurement Unit (PMU) Chip Sets
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    Application Note 3044 
    Calibration of Weight Sensors Using Dead Weights
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    Application Note 2858 
    DS1859 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    Application Note 2236 
    Gamma-Photon Radiation Detector
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    Application Note 2238 
    Position sensor exploits Faraday's Law
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    Application Note 2011 
    High-Side Positive Current Sensor Monitors Negative Supply
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    Tutorial 1839 
    Sensor Temperature Compensation Using the Four DAC Signal Conditioning Architecture
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    Application Note 527 
    Simple Circuit Measures Battery Drain
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    Application Note 1155 
    Consider the "Deboo" Single-Supply Integrator
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    Application Note 929 
    Automating ADC Data Collection
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    Application Note 830 
    The MAX1407 Complete Data Acquisition System Simplifies Your System Designs
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    Application Note 869 
    Creating Fast Line Transients
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    Application Note 1212 
    Pulsed Sensor Extends Battery Life
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    Application Note 558 
    Tech Brief 2: Dual-Polarity Amplifier is Controlled Digitally
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    Application Note 3331 
    High-Side Current-Sense Amplifier Operates at High Voltage
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    Application Note 4318 
    High-Speed I²C for the MAX1239 ADC Using the MAXQ2000 Microcontroller


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