Just Pennies Boost Current Negative Linear
For Just Pennies, Boost Current From Negative Linear Regulator
01.27.2021 Circuits

Adding four components to a negative linear regulator increases the load current by 60%...

Toshiba Expands Portfolio Low-Power Performance-Enhanced 32-Bit
Toshiba Expands Portfolio of Low-Power Performance-Enhanced 32-Bit Microcontrollers Using Arm Cortex-M Technology

Toshiba Electronics Europe has strengthened its presence in the low-power microcontroller market through a greater breadth of product groups within its TXZ+ family...

Design low-duty-cycle timer circuits
Design low-duty-cycle timer circuits
01.26.2021 Articles

Designing astable circuits using the industry-standard 555 timer is a straightforward process when duty cycles are 50% or greater. However, you must overcome the many pitfalls of low-duty-cycle circuits to arrive at a desired result...

Integrated Impedance-Matching Protection IC STMicroelectronics Simplifies
Integrated Impedance-Matching and Protection IC from STMicroelectronics Simplifies Portable GNSS Receivers
01.26.2021 News

STMicroelectronics’ BPF8089-01SC6 RF front-end for Global Navigation Satellite System receivers simplifies design and saves real-estate by integrating the impedance-matching and electrostatic-discharge protection circuitry typically implemented using discrete components...

Where is wiper
Where is the wiper?
01.25.2021 Circuits

You enjoy significant advantages when using DPPs with increment/decrement serial interfaces. Programming the serial interface is simple and fast, and you can adjust the potentiometer in real-time applications. The interface, however, provides no information about wiper position...

24 dual-channel low side EiceDRIVER enable
24 V dual-channel low side EiceDRIVER with enable function and integrated thermal pad
01.25.2021 News

Infineon Technologies broadens its EiceDRIVER™ portfolio with the new 24 V dual-channel low side gate driver with an integrated thermal pad. It can be operated with high switching frequencies as well as highest peak output currents...

When Flyback Converter Reaches Its Limits
When the Flyback Converter Reaches Its Limits
01.24.2021 Articles

Galvanically isolated power supplies are used in numerous applications for different reasons. In some circuits, galvanic isolation is necessary due to safety considerations. In other circuits, functional isolation is used to block any interference on signals...

Speaker system handles high power without
Speaker system handles high power without distortion
01.21.2021 Articles

There was an interesting article in the January 1961 issue of Popular Electronics, “Sweet Sixteen” by Jim Kyle. It was followed up in April 1961 with a second article entitled “Sweeter With A Tweeter.”...

Microlight3D prints tiniest Statue Liberty using
Microlight3D prints tiniest Statue of Liberty using new 3D microprinting feature
01.21.2021 News

Microlight3D, a specialty manufacturer of high-resolution micro- scale 2D & 3D printing systems for industrial and scientific applications, announces a new 3D microprinting feature that breaks through the height limitation of micron-sized structures, while maintaining micrometric resolution...

Square-wave modulator has variable frequency pulse
Square-wave modulator has variable frequency and pulse width
01.20.2021 Circuits

A few years ago, I worked at a disk-drive company. We had a plating facility that required square waves to drive the high-voltage plating operation...