Accession Number : ADD003638

Title :   Non-Linear Analog-to-Digital Converter.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Wise,Lee A

Report Date : 17 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : An apparatus for producing non-linear amplitude quantization of an analog voltage signal. The device is comprised of an analog-to-digital (A/D) converter including a plurality of comparator networks each having one of their inputs tied to the analog input voltage. The other input to each of the comparator networks is derived from a voltage divider network comprised of a plurality of serially connected resistors. Each of the resistors in the voltage divider has a different value of resistance such that the output of the A/D converter has a transfer characteristic that is matched to that of the output device associated therewith. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Analog to digital converters, Nonlinear systems, Amplitude, Voltage, Resistors, Voltage dividers

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE