Precise voltage regulation dynamic voltage scaling
Precise voltage regulation with dynamic voltage scaling
04.23.2024 Articles

This article discusses the use of dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) to achieve precise voltage regulation. DVS is a process that adjusts the output voltage slightly higher or lower in anticipation of load transients...

Looking negative output DC DC converter
Looking for a negative output DC/DC converter? Search no further!
04.18.2024 Articles

Electronic equipment uses predominantly positive voltage rails for power. Occasionally, some negative voltage rails are also used...

How make noise-free infrared obstacle detection
How to make a noise-free infrared obstacle detection module
04.17.2024 Circuits

An obstacle detection unit is an essential part of a variety of projects, such as robotics and security applications. The infrared sensors are widely used for these types of applications...

ROHM develops new op amp that
ROHM develops a new op amp that minimizes current consumption
04.16.2024 News

ROHM has developed a linear operational amplifier (op amp) – LMR1901YG-M – featuring the lowest current consumption in the industry...

Single phase mains cycle skipping controller
Single phase mains cycle skipping controller sans harmonics
04.15.2024 Circuits

In electrical heating applications, resistive heaters are powered through phase angle-controlled SCR/triac circuits to vary the applied voltage/power to maintain the required temperature. Phase angle control produces a lot of harmonics leading to power line disturbances...

Are FinFETs coming an end
Are FinFETs coming to an end?
04.10.2024 Articles

FinFETs redefined chip design when they came onto the scene more than a decade ago. While these nonplanar transistors are still the unofficial industry standard, they may be nearing the end of their life...

Seeed unveils compact matter-ready XIAO ESP32C6
Seeed unveils the compact matter-ready XIAO ESP32C6 dev board
04.09.2024 News

Seeed Studio has launched a new entry in the XIAO family of small form factor microcontroller development boards, built around the Espressif ESP32-C6: the RISC-V XIAO ESP32C6, boasting Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3 Low Energy (BLE), and Matter-ready IEEE 802.15.4 connectivity...

Ceramic input capacitors can cause overvoltage
Ceramic input capacitors can cause overvoltage transients
04.08.2024 Articles

A recent trend in the design of portable devices has been to use ceramic capacitors to filter DC/DC converter inputs. Ceramic capacitors are often chosen because of their small size, low equivalent series resistance and high RMS current capability...

new improved latching power switch. Part
A new and improved latching power switch. Part 2
04.05.2024 Circuits

Although adequate for undemanding applications, the circuit suffers from several drawbacks which may limit its suitability...

STMicroelectronics high-performance microcontrollers pave way new
STMicroelectronics' high-performance microcontrollers pave the way to new innovations in smart home and industrial systems
04.05.2024 News

New STM32H7R/S microcontrollers raise embedded-application performance to new levels for next-generation smart devices in factories, buildings, infrastructure, eHealth...