Logarithmic amplifier

Posted on Jan 19, 2013

Unusual frequency compensation gives this logarithmic converter a 100 µs time constant from 1 mA down to 100 µA, increasing from 200 µe to 200 ms from 10 nA to 10 pA. Optional bias current compensation can give 10 pA resolution from - 55 °C to 100 °C

Logarithmic amplifier
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Scale factor is 1 V/decade and temperature compensated.

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