Patent Number: 7,821,434

Title: Apparatus and method for efficient analog-to-digital conversion

Abstract: For digitizing analog measurement signals, an analog-to-digital converter is used, wherein the offset to be subtracted from an analog measurement value is taken to account within a locked loop by means of which an analog-to-digital converter operating according to the modulation principle is fed back.

Inventors: Huppertz; Juergen (Dulsburg, DE)

Assignee: Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der angewandten Forschung e.V.

International Classification: H03M 1/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00