differential comparator

differential comparator

[‚dif·ə′ren·chəl kəm′par·əd·ər]
(electronics)
A comparator having at least two high-gain differential-amplifier stages, followed by level-shifting and buffering stages, as required for converting a differential input to single-ended output for digital logic applications.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Step 2, the full differential comparator compares equalized data EQ_OUT with VREF in M (for example, M = 8192) CLK sampling periods (k is the count number of sample clocks).
Caption: Figure 7: Circuit of full differential comparator and DAC.
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