NOISE ANALYSIS OF THE RECORDING CHANNEL DEDICATED TO THE MULTICHANNEL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS FOR NEUROBIOLOGY EXPERIMENTS


Abstract

This paper presents the noise analysis of the main components of the typical recording channel dedicated to neurobiological experiments. Main noise contributors are emphasized and its noise minimization techniques are presented. Noise analysis considers the main recording channel parameters that may be crucial during multichannel recording system design. Authors also present the measurement results of the 8-channel integrated circuit dedicated to recording broad range of the neurobiological signals.


Keywords

multichannel integrated circuits; ASIC; neurobiological experiments; input referred voltage noise

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Published : 2013-02-14


Kmon, P., & Otfinowski, P. (2013). NOISE ANALYSIS OF THE RECORDING CHANNEL DEDICATED TO THE MULTICHANNEL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS FOR NEUROBIOLOGY EXPERIMENTS. Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 3(1), 21-23. https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.1433

Piotr Kmon  kmon@agh.edu.pl
AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracov  Poland
Piotr Otfinowski 
AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracov  Poland