Analog Dialogue Volume 31, Number 3 provides information on circuits, systems, and software for real-world signal processing. The literature includes a feature article on the AD9853/AD8320, a hybrid fiber coaxial cable modem chipset. Other articles include the last of a tutorial series entitled Selecting Mixed-Signal Components for Digital Communications Systems, part three of a tutorial on DSP 101, and Powerful Design Tools for Motion Control Applications which describes the ADMC300 and ADMC330 single-chip motor controllers.
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