Citius, Altius, Fortius

Blog Post created by Gustavo.Castro Employee on May 3, 2016

The data sheet for the amplifier that I've chosen for my application specifies a small signal bandwidth along with a large signal bandwidth, and they are quite different specs. How do I determine if my signal qualifies as small or large?


Whether you consider your signal small or large, proper selection of an amplifier requires (among other things) knowledge of how fast it needs to be. And the larger the signal at the output, the harder it gets a good, high-fidelity reproduction of the input signal.


Learn more in "Citius, Altius, Fortius" as published in the April 2016 issue of Analog Dialogue.




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Best regards,

Gustavo Castro