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New family adaptable buck-boost converters delivers
New family of adaptable buck-boost converters delivers up to 2.5 A in a tiny footprint to shrink board space
10.03.2019 News

Texas Instruments introduced a family of four high-efficiency, low-quiescent-current buck-boost converters that feature tiny packaging with minimal external components for a small solution size...

New GPS Front-end Modules Deliver Best-in-Class
New GPS Front-end Modules Deliver Best-in-Class Performance for Mobile Applications
10.03.2019 News

Skyworks is pleased to introduce the SKY65725-11 and the SKY65728-11, shielded GPS low-noise amplifier front-end modules for mobile applications such as smartphones and tablets...

Central Semiconductor New Schottky Bridge Rectifiers
Central Semiconductor's New Schottky Bridge Rectifiers in low profile BR DFN package
10.02.2019 News

Central Semiconductor introduces its newest family of Schottky bridge rectifiers: CBRDFSH series, available in 1.0 A – 2.0 A, 40 V – 100 V options. Devices are packaged in the low profile BR DFN surface mount case...

Toshiba launches high-voltage dual-channel solenoid driver
Toshiba launches high-voltage dual-channel solenoid driver IC
10.01.2019 News

Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched a dual-channel solenoid driver IC that provides a high-voltage drive with low ON resistance. The new TB67S112PG driver IC is suited to a wide variety of applications...

IDT Launches Industry First Digital Outdoor
IDT Launches Industry's First Digital Outdoor Air Quality Sensor Targeting Ozone and NOx Gases for High Volume Applications
09.30.2019 News

Integrated Device Technology introduced the first software-upgradeable, digital outdoor air quality sensor for high volume applications. The IDT ZMOD4510 sensor can detect ozone (O3) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) gases, two significant causes of unhealthy outdoor air quality...

Full-wave rectifier has programmable gain
Full-wave rectifier has programmable gain
09.26.2019 Circuits

The traditional approach to the design of a full-wave rectifier is to set the gains of IC1 and IC2 to 1 and use the steering diodes D1 and D2 to sum the sinusoidal half-cycles of the input to form the rectified output...

LYTSwitch-6 LED Drivers Power Integrations Use
LYTSwitch-6 LED Drivers from Power Integrations Use PowiGaN Technology to Deliver Industry-Leading Power Density and Efficiency
09.26.2019 News

Power Integrations announced new high-power-density members of its LYTSwitch-6 family of safety-isolated LED-driver ICs for smart-lighting applications...

How Convert Light Intensity Into an
How to Convert Light Intensity Into an Electrical Quantity
09.26.2019 Articles

How could I measure the light intensity of different light sources?...

Distortion-Cancelling High-Voltage LED Driver STMicroelectronics Future-Proofs
Distortion-Cancelling High-Voltage LED Driver from STMicroelectronics Future-Proofs Energy-Saving Lighting
09.26.2019 News

Featuring a novel distortion-cancelling input-current shaping circuit, the HVLED007 AC/DC LED driver from STMicroelectronics enables energy-saving solid-state luminaires to comply with increasingly stringent lighting regulations...

Negative Capacitance could Improve Efficiency Computers
Negative Capacitance could Improve Efficiency in Computers and Solar Cells
09.25.2019 Articles

Negative capacitance has been in the news twice this week; first as a potentially enabling technology for more efficient computing and second as a way to improve the efficiency and stability of perovskite solar cells...