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Ultra-Wideband 3GHz to 20GHz Mixer Supports DC to 6GHz IF & 0dBm LO Drive in a Tiny 3mm x 2mm Package
28.08.2017 · News
Analog Devices announces the LTC5552, a double balanced mixer that features best-in-class wideband matching from 3 GHz to 20 GHz. The mixer can be used as an up- or downconverter. The LTC5552 is especially useful in upconversion applications with its DC capable differential IF port that enables the LO to be close in frequency to the RF...
Single-/Dual-Supply Precision Analog Limiter Handles Wideband Signals
24.08.2017 · Circuits
Limiter circuits are often needed to prevent a wide-range signal from overloading the next stage in the signal chain – this user-adjustable circuit provides bipolar limiting at precise preset value. As the name implies, a limiter circuit prevents a signal from exceeding desired thresholds, which would otherwise cause saturation and overload of the following stage...
New JRC's AFE NJU9103 with PGA is suitable for pressure gauges and flow meters
24.08.2017 · News
New JRC has launched a new Analog Front End (AFE) "NJU9103" with built-in PGA which can set a gain of up to 512. The NJU9103 is suitable for pressure gauges and flow meters and entered mass production...
Everspin Announces Sampling of the World's First 1-Gigabit MRAM Product
24.08.2017 · News
Everspin Technologies has begun sampling its new 1-Gigabit Spin Torque Magnetoresistive Random Access Memory with lead customers. This breakthrough product delivers a high-endurance, persistent memory with a DDR4- compatible interface...
Torex Semiconductor has launched XC6808 Series of small and thin linear charging ICs
23.08.2017 · News
Torex Semiconductor has launched the “XC6808 Series” of charging ICs for single-cell lithium ion/polymer secondary batteries that support a charge completion voltage of 4.35 V or 4.40 V. In recent years, wearable devices and IoT devices have become thinner, smaller and have higher performance...
IXYS Introduces a Smart Single Pole SSR with Thermal Shutdown and Current Limiting Capabilities
22.08.2017 · News
IXYS Integrated Circuits Division announced the immediate production release of the CPC1511, a current limiting 1-Form-A normally open Solid State Relay that replaces electromechanical devices while enhancing the performance of switching applications. The 230 V CPC1511 is manufactured with an optically isolated control input...
Azoteq announces the IQS620: a capacitive, inductive and Hall-effect combination sensor, optimized for consumer electronics
21.08.2017 · News
Azoteq announced the release to market of the IQS620. The IQS620 is the first capacitive touch and proximity sensor, along with inductive and Hall-effect sensing, in a single, low-profile DFN(3×3)-10 package...
Digitally Programmable Amplifier Meets Sensor Gain, Ranging Needs
17.08.2017 · Circuits
This circuit shows how to develop inverting and non-inverting programmable gain amplifiers with non-standard gain values to optimize sensor output/ADC input range compatibility...
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Introduces New Quad DMOS Full Bridge PWM Motor Driver IC
17.08.2017 · News
Allegro MicroSystems introduces a new quad DMOS full-bridge driver IC capable of driving up to two stepper motors or four DC motors. Each full-bridge output is rated up to 1.6 A and 40 V...