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Hi, i've a problem with an evaluation circuit clone, sometimes there is like a glitch in the impedance curve. For example if i use a 560ohm as calibration resistance, with continuos sweep, sometimes the impedance trace shows a glitch only for one freq but not the same freq (e.s 200ohm @ 30kHz). Maybe a problem caused by the power supply, the layout or what?
thanks,here the screen shot of the problem, the 16MHz maybe good enought, i've tried with two power supply for the 5V ( digital) and 12V for the analog but nothing.I've to check if there is a problem with analog and digital ground. thanks again.
Data: 17-feb-2012 16.59
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Do you have a screen shot of this issue ? This is with the 16MHz crystal ?
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Hi, i've a question about the choice of Rfeedback (Rfb or sometimes called Rref): there is a way to use the right value of Rfb with a knowed Z to measure?I've see in one thesis that the suggestion is use the ratio Rfb/Zunk between 0,066-0,2. In others words Zunk must be 15/2 times the Rfb. I don't find this spec in the datasheet and specially the spec doesn't match with my test.
Now the question there is a way to calculate the error for a gived Zunk, and Rfb?With a gived Rfb wich is the measure span of Zunk ?
Rfb sets the gain in the I-V amplifier.
Ideally, you should choose a Rfb value that generates less noise than the distortion of your impedance.
Remember, you are measuring harmonics so you don't want to hide harmonics due to the resistor noise.
Could you refer the thesis so I can read?
Sorry if I am repeating a known source. Macias' thesis is a nice and detailed application for AD5933 bioimpedance measurements: