Automotive, 1-channel, 12-bit, 1.6-GSPS ADC with JESD204C interface

Automotive, 1-channel, 12-bit, 1.6-GSPS ADC with JESD204C interface



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Sample rate (Max) (MSPS) 1600 Resolution (Bits) 12 Number of input channels 1 Interface type JESD204B, JESD204C Analog input BW (MHz) 6000 Features High Performance, Low Power, Ultra High Speed Rating Automotive Input range (Vp-p) 0.8 Power consumption (Typ) (mW) 1000 Architecture Folding Interpolating SNR (dB) 57 ENOB (Bits) 9.1 SFDR (dB) 67 Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 125 Input buffer Yes open-in-new Find other High-speed ADCs (>10MSPS)

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  • AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive applications:
    • Temperature grade 1: –40°C to +125°C, TA
  • ADC Core:
    • Resolution: 12 Bit
    • Maximum sampling rate: 1.6 GSPS
    • Non-interleaved architecture
    • Internal dither reduces high-order harmonics
  • Performance specifications (–1 dBFS):
    • SNR (100 MHz): 57.4 dBFS
    • ENOB (100 MHz): 9.1 Bits
    • SFDR (100 MHz): 64 dBc
    • Noise floor (–20 dBFS): –147 dBFS
  • Full-scale input voltage: 800 mVPP-DIFF
  • Full-power input bandwidth: 6 GHz
  • JESD204C Serial data interface:
    • Support for 2 to 8 (Quad/Dual channel) or 1 to 4 (Single channel) total SerDes lanes
    • Maximum baud-rate: 17.16 Gbps
    • 64B/66B and 8B/10B encoding modes
    • Subclass-1 support for deterministic latency
    • Compatible with JESD204B receivers
  • Optional internal sampling clock generation
    • Internal PLL and VCO (7.2–8.2 GHz)
  • SYSREF Windowing eases synchronization
  • Four clock outputs simplify system clocking
    • Reference clocks for FPGA or adjacent ADC
    • Reference clock for SerDes transceivers
  • Timestamp input and output for pulsed systems
  • Power consumption (1 GSPS):
    • Quad Channel: 477 mW / channel
    • Dual channel: 700 mW / channel
    • Single channel: 1000 mW
  • Power supplies: 1.1 V, 1.9 V
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ADC12xJ1600-Q1 is a family of quad, dual and single channel, 12-bit, 1.6 GSPS analog-to-digital converters (ADC). Low power consumption, high sampling rate and 12-bit resolution makes the ADC12xJ1600-Q1 ideally suited for light detection and ranging (LiDAR) systems. ADC12xJ1600-Q1 is qualified for automotive applications.

Full-power input bandwidth (-3 dB) of 6 GHz provides flat frequency response for frequency modulated continuous wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems and provides a narrow impulse response for pulse-based systems. The full-power input bandwidth also enables direct RF sampling of of L-band and S-band.

A number of clocking features are included to relax system hardware requirements, such as an internal phase-locked loop (PLL) with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) to generate the sampling clock. Four clock outputs are provided to clock the logic and SerDes of the FPGA or ASIC. A timestamp input and output is provided for pulsed systems.

JESD204C serialized interface decreases system size by reducing the amount of printed circuit board (PCB) routing. Interface modes support from 2 to 8 lanes (dual and quad channel devices) or 1 to 4 lanes (for the single channel device), with SerDes baud-rates up to 17.16 Gbps, to allow the optimal configuration for each application.

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* Data sheet ADC12xJ1600-Q1 Quad/Dual/Single Channel, 1.6-GSPS, 12-bit, Analog-to-Digital Con datasheet (Rev. A) Apr. 20, 2020
Technical article Keys to quick success using high-speed data converters Oct. 13, 2020
Technical article How to achieve fast frequency hopping Mar. 03, 2019
Technical article RF sampling: Learning more about latency Feb. 09, 2017
Technical article Why phase noise matters in RF sampling converters Nov. 28, 2016

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