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Ultra-Compact Low Profile 2-Color Chip LEDs
12.10.2017 · News
ROHM has recently announced the availability of the industry's smallest class (1608 size) of 2-color chip LEDs. In addition to their breakthrough size, the SML-D22MUW features a special design that improves reliability along with a backside electrode configuration that supports high-resolution displays...
Powering a precision SAR ADC using a high efficiency, ultralow power switcher in power sensitive applications. Part 2
11.10.2017 · Articles
If the ADC throughput is reduced to 10 kSPS then the current consumption of the ADC scales linearly down to 15 μA and correspondingly, the switching frequency ripple of the ADP5300 scales to 46.5 Hz (factor of ~100) with an amplitude of 55 mV peak-to-peak...
Kionix's New KX220 Analog Accelerometers for the Industrial Market
11.10.2017 · News
Kionix is pleased to announce the release of the KX220 sensor series, a new family of medium-g, tri-axis Analog Accelerometers. Initially two versions are available: the KX220-1071 and the KX220-1072, providing ±20g and ±40g ranges respectively...
Convert periodic waveforms to square waves
10.10.2017 · Circuits
Converting periodic waveforms to square waves is an integral part of extracting a clock signal from data, creating waveform generators, and making timing-pulse generators. Any square-wave-conversion circuit is more valuable when the square wave's duty cycle is variable and controllable...
Silent Switcher, 42VIN, 2.5A μModule Regulator in 6.25mm x 6.25mm BGA Package
10.10.2017 · News
Analog Devices announces the LTM8065, a μModule step-down regulator with up to 40 V input voltage (42 V abs max), which can safely operate from unregulated or fluctuating 12 V to 36 V input supplies in noisy environments such as industrial robotics, test and measurement, medical, factory automation and avionics systems...
Powering a precision SAR ADC using a high efficiency, ultralow power switcher in power sensitive applications. Part 1
09.10.2017 · Articles
Precision measurement is extending into application areas that require greater and greater power efficiency. This is particularly true with the advent of IoT, which is driving greater need for wireless sensor nodes with precision measurement capability, battery-powered wearable fitness/ medical devices, and industrial signal chains...
Intersil Announces Industry's First 15A, 42V Analog Power Module
09.10.2017 · News
Intersil, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation, announced the first 42 V single-channel DC/DC step-down power module that delivers up to 15 A of continuous current. The ISL8215M operates from a single wide input voltage range that includes industry standard 12 V, 18 V, and 24 V intermediate bus power rails...
Receiver with Centimeter Accuracy for Consumer LBS Applications
05.10.2017 · News
Broadcom Limited announced the world’s first mass-market, dual frequency GNSS receiver device, the BCM47755, designed to enhance location based services (LBS) applications for mobile phones, tablets and fitness wearables...
Toshiba's SO6L Package IC Photocouplers Now Have Option for Wide Leadform
05.10.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe is expanding its line-up of SO6L IC photocouplers with a new wide leadform package type SO6L(LF4). The wide leadform option is available for three high-speed IC photocouplers and five IGBT/MOSFET driver photocouplers...