Details

Title

Methods of precise determining the transfer function of picosecond time-to-digital converters

Journal title

Metrology and Measurement Systems

Yearbook

2021

Volume

vol. 28

Numer

No 3

Affiliation

Sondej, Dominik : Military University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Institute of Communication Systems, gen. S. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw 46, Poland ; Szymanowski, Rafał : Military University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Institute of Communication Systems, gen. S. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw 46, Poland ; Szplet, Ryszard : Military University of Technology, Faculty of Electronics, Institute of Communication Systems, gen. S. Kaliskiego 2, 00-908 Warsaw 46, Poland

Authors

Keywords

time-to-digital converter ; equivalent conversion function ; delay line ; multi-edge coding ; waveunion

Divisions of PAS

Nauki Techniczne

Coverage

539-549

Publisher

Polish Academy of Sciences Committee on Metrology and Scientific Instrumentation

Bibliography

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Date

2021.09.06

Type

Article

Identifier

DOI: 10.24425/mms.2021.137697
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