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Power Integrations Enables No-Neutral Wireless Wall Switches for Smart-Home Lighting
23.11.2017 · News
Power Integrations announced a new reference design, DER-622, describing a smart wall switch compatible with wiring conditions most commonly found in residential retrofit installations...
Toshiba Expands Line-up of Latest Generation Trench MOSFETs with Ultra-Compact 40V Device for Low EMI Designs
23.11.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its line-up of MOSFETs based on its latest generation U-MOS-IX-H trench semiconductor process with a new, ultra-compact 40 V device featuring an integrated soft recovery diode...
Integrated Device Technology announced a compact, low-power family of programmable clock generators for wearable applications. IDT's MicroClock devices retain the superior programmability and innovative features of the award winning VersaClock clock generator family in a small 2.5 × 2.5 mm package...
ON Semiconductor Introduces World's Most Compact Sigfox Verified Solution with its First RF System-in-Package for Low Power IoT Designs
20.11.2017 · News
ON Semiconductor has announced a new programmable RF transceiver System in Package (SiP) integrating an advanced RF System-on-Chip (SoC) with all surrounding Bill of Material (including a TCXO). The AX-SIP-SFEU provides the most integrated Sigfox solution for both uplink and downlink communications...
Shunt regulator improves power amplifier's current-limit accuracy
17.11.2017 · Circuits
Adding current-limiting circuitry to a power amplifier's or a linear voltage regulator's emitter-follower output stage protects both the output transistor and the downstream circuitry from excessive-current damage...
Skyworks Unveils New Category of Wi-Fi Solutions
17.11.2017 · News
Skyworks Solutions introduced a new family of highly integrated wireless networking solutions for mobile and Internet of Things ecosystems. The new SkyOne® WiFi suite combines Skyworks' industry-leading integration expertise and advanced 802.11ac technology to provide customers with a comprehensive front-end module in a single placement, compact footprint...
The Wien-bridge oscillator is reborn
16.11.2017 · Circuits
In 1940, William Hewlett and David Packard launched a product from a garage. The product was a Wien-bridge oscillator. It consisted of a single-pole highpass filter in series with a single-pole lowpass filter. To keep the gain constant, the circuit used an incandescent pilot light to provide AGC...
Vishay Intertechnology High Speed PIN Photodiodes Provide Reliable Signal Detection, Enable Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables
16.11.2017 · News
To meet the need for reliable signal detection in wearable devices and medical and industrial applications, Vishay Intertechnology broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of two new high speed silicon PIN photodiodes that deliver enhanced sensitivity for visible light...
KEMET Introduces KPS-MCC C0G High Temperature 200 Degree Celsius Bulk Capacitance Solution for Harsh Environment Applications
15.11.2017 · News
KEMET Corporation announced the launch of the KPS-MCC C0G High Temperature 200 Degree Celsius bulk capacitance solution for harsh environment applications. Developed by combining KEMET’s robust and proprietary C0G/NPO base metal electrode dielectric system with durable lead frame technology...