Acquiring an Analog Signal: Bandwidth, Nyquist Sampling Theorem, and Aliasing


Learn about acquiring an analog signal, including topics such as bandwidth, amplitude error, rise time, sample rate, the Nyquist Sampling Theorem, aliasing, and resolution.

This white paper is part of our Instrument Fundamentals Series.

Topics Covered

  • What is a Digitizer
  • Bandwidth: corner frequencies, calculating amplitude error, calculating rise time
  • Sample rate: Nyquist sampling theorem, aliasing
  • Resolution and precision
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