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FAQs About Power Density Back Basics
FAQs About Power Density: Back to Basics
06.08.2021 Articles

What’s the difference between power and energy density, and why is the former so vital to power-supply design? Let’s find out...

Introduce free PCB file checker NextDFM
Introduce a free PCB file checker - NextDFM
06.08.2021 Articles

According to statistics, 60% of the product cost depends on the initial design of itself. 75% of the manufacturing cost depends on the design specification. 70%-80% of production defects are caused by design...

Programmable oscillator uses digital potentiometers
Programmable oscillator uses digital potentiometers
06.07.2021 Circuits

Digital potentiometers are versatile devices; you can use them in many filtering and waveform-generation applications. This Design Idea describes an oscillator in which setting the resistance of two digital potentiometers independently programs the oscillation amplitude and frequency...

Analog Devices Announces Primary Battery SOH
Analog Devices Announces Primary Battery SOH Monitor with Precision Coulomb Counter
06.07.2021 News

Analog Devices announced a new IC. The LTCR3337 is a primary battery state of health (SOH) monitor with a built-in precision coulomb counter...

Build precision deadband circuit
Build a precision deadband circuit
06.03.2021 Circuits

Deadband circuits find applications in servo-control systems. A precision current source and a half-wave inverting rectifier form a positive deadband circuit...

Alpha Omega Semiconductor Unveils High-Performance Smart
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Unveils High-Performance Smart Power Stage (SPS) Family
06.03.2021 News

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor announced a new series of Smart Power Stages (SPS) targeting multiphase VR regulators powering high-performance GPU and CPU in desktop Add-In Graphics Cards (AICs), gaming laptops, servers...

Inverters form three-phase VCO
Inverters form three-phase VCO
06.03.2021 Circuits

You sometimes need an inexpensive VCO that can produce evenly spaced three-phase outputs over a wide frequency range...

Raspberry Pi controller available as silicon
Raspberry Pi controller available as silicon
06.03.2021 News

Farnell has started shipping the Raspberry Pi RP2040 controller chip as a stand alone device. The dual processor controller is used for the $4 Raspberry Pi Pico board and offers high performance for integer workloads...

Inverting level-shift circuit has negative potential
Inverting level-shift circuit has negative potential
06.02.2021 Circuits

You can use the level-shift circuit to adjust an input clock signal to the proper logic-high and logic-low voltage levels, including negative voltages. This property is handy for devices that need a negative voltage, such as a charge-coupled-device sensor...

EiceDRIVER 1EDB single-channel gate-driver IC family
EiceDRIVER 1EDB single-channel gate-driver IC family with integrated galvanic isolation in small 150 mil 8-pin DSO package
06.02.2021 News

Infineon Technologies expands its growing portfolio of single-channel gate-driver ICs. The new EiceDRIVER 1EDB family of single-channel gate-driver IC provides galvanic input-to-output isolation of 3 kV rms that ensures rugged ground-loop separation...