Use two PicoGate devices for bidirectional level-shifting
02.16.2018 · Circuits
In new mixed-voltage systems, it is often necessary to level-shift a control signal from a high level to a low level. An open-drain device, such as the 74LVC2G07, easily performs this shift. However, when a bidirectional signal requires level-shifting, it takes a bit more circuitry...
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Announces the Newest Generation of XSPairFET in DFN 3.3x3.3 Package
02.16.2018 · News
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced AONE36132, a 25 V N-Channel MOSFET in a dual DFN 3.3 × 3.3 package which is ideal for synchronous buck converters...
Ultra-Compact TVS from Diodes Incorporated Provides Protection for USB 3.1/3.2 and Thunderbolt 3 Interfaces
02.15.2018 · News
Diodes Incorporated announced its most advanced dataline transient voltage suppressorever, the DESD3V3Z1BCSF-7. Designed to provide exceptional TVS/ESD protection to the high-speed input/output ports of advanced systems-on-chips featuring differential signal line running at 5 GHz and beyond...
Fully-Matched High-Power GaN/SiC Transistor Offers 50W at 5-6 GHz
02.14.2018 · News
Integra Technologies announces the release of a fully-matched, GaN/SiC transistor, offering 50 W at 5-6 GHz. Designed for pulsed C-Band Radar applications, the IGT5259L50 high-power GaN-on-SiC HEMT transistor is fully-matched to 50 Ohms...
Simple nanosecond-width pulse generator provides high performance
02.13.2018 · Circuits
If you need to produce extremely fast pulses in response to an input and trigger, such as for sampling applications, the predictably programmable short-time-interval generator has broad uses. The circuit built around a quad high-speed comparator and a high-speed gate, has settable 0- to 10 ns output width with 520 ps, 5 V transitions...
Triple Output, Buck/Buck/Boost Synchronous DC/DC Controller Operates up to 2.25MHz in Automotive Start/Stop Systems with 28μA IQ
02.13.2018 · News
Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC7815, a high frequency (up to 2.25 MHz) triple output (buck, buck, boost), synchronous DC/DC controller that maintains all output voltages in regulation during automotive cold crank conditions...
Toshiba releases new Bluetooth 4.2 evaluation and prototyping platform
02.13.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new USB-based Bluetooth development platform based around their innovative and advanced TC35678 BT 4.2 single-chip Bluetooth Low Energy controller...
Instrumentation amp has low offset, drift, and low-frequency noise
02.12.2018 · Circuits
Analog Devices’ digitally gain-programmable AD8231 instrumentation amplifier exhibits zero offset. It has programmable voltage gains, which are successive powers of two, from 20 = 1 to 27 = 128. The AD825x family also includes some digitally gain-programmable instrumentation amplifiers, which have gain expressed as powers of 10...
New ISO 26262 / ASIL-D Power Management IC for Automotive Control Units
02.12.2018 · News
Allegro MicroSystems announces a new power management IC that integrates a buck or buck/boost pre-regulator, four LDOs, and four floating gate drivers. The pre-regulator uses a buck or buck/boost topology to efficiently convert automotive battery voltages into a tightly regulated intermediate voltage...
Single cell lights any LED
02.11.2018 · Circuits
The circuit allows you to light any type of LED from a single cell whose voltage ranges from 1 to 1.5 V. This range accommodates alkaline, carbon-zinc, NiCd, or NiMH single cells. The circuit's principal application is in LED-based flashlights, such as a red LED in an astronomer's flashlight, which doesn't interfere with night vision...