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Build a precise dc floating-current source
05.09.2018 · Articles
Although well-known to active-filter theorists and designers, GICs (generalized impedance converters) may be less familiar to analog generalists. Comprising a one-port active circuit typically comprising low-cost operational amplifiers, resistors, and capacitors...
Elmos: Next Generation of "Direct-Drive" Ultrasonic ICs with Improved Performance
05.09.2018 · News
With the ICs E524.32 and E524.33, Elmos presents the next generation of the "Direct-Drive" ultrasonic IC family for automotive ultrasonic parking assistance systems. Furthermore, these ICs can be used for distance measurements in industrial applications or robotic applications...
Maxim's 5kVRMS Reinforced Digital Isolator: 2x More Throughput at 4x Lower Power
04.09.2018 · News
To better protect industrial systems from the dangers of high-voltage signals, equipment designers can now turn to the new robust and reliable MAX22445 5 kVRMS four-channel reinforced digital isolator from Maxim Integrated...
10-GHz Divide-By-100 Prescaler Connects To 100-MHz Counter
03.09.2018 · Circuits
The prescaler described here connects to the front end of a 100-MHz frequency counter to extend its coverage range to 10 GHz. The circuit is a far less expensive way to measure frequencies above 100 MHz than buying a 1- or 10-GHz frequency counter...
Active-Semi Releases First New High-Performance Integrated Intelligent BLDC Motor Controller and Driver with 150MHz ARM Cortex-M4F MCU
03.09.2018 · News
Active-Semi announced the first member of a new family of PAC high-performance motor controllers with the PAC5523 IC. It is supported by an Evaluation Kit (EVK) and accompanying firmware for easy and fast evaluation of advanced motor control solutions...
Build an accurate bipolar voltage reference
30.08.2018 · Circuits
Pulse generators often need voltage comparators with accurately defined hysteresis, and such comparators need bipolar voltage references. Most voltage-reference-cell ICs are referenced to their low-side supply rail. If your circuit needs both positive and negative voltages, you could create the negative reference voltage...
World's first portable recording studio: Infineon's digital MEMS technology enables Zylia ZM-1 microphone array
30.08.2018 · News
Infineon Technologies and Zylia, a Poland-based developer of recording technologies, have enabled the world’s first portable recording studio...
3.2A, 35VIN/35VOUT Synchronous Monolithic Multi-Chemistry PowerPath Manager/Charger Features Digital I2C Telemetry & MPPT Operation
30.08.2018 · News
Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC4162, a highly integrated, high voltage multi-chemistry synchronous monolithic step-down battery charger and PowerPath manager with on-board telemetry functions and optional maximum power point tracking...