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SOT23 50 years surface mount innovation
SOT23: 50 years of surface mount innovation in one package
09.08.2020 Articles

In 1969 the first device housed in the breakthrough SOT23 plastic surface mount package rolled off the assembly line. Last year Nexperia alone shipped over 30 billion SOT23 packaged devices...

Alpha Omega Semiconductor Announces New High
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Announces a New High SOA MOSFET for 12V Hot Swap Applications
09.08.2020 News

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor announced the release of, AONS32310, a 30 V MOSFET with low on-resistance and a high Safe Operating Area capability which is ideally suited for demanding applications such as hot swap and e-fuse...

Simple circuit provides 5V gate bias
Simple circuit provides 5V gate bias from -48V
09.07.2020 Circuits

A small and simple circuit derives 5 V from the –48 V rail that telecomm applications typically use...

Dialog Semiconductor Expands Automotive PMIC Offering
Dialog Semiconductor Expands Automotive PMIC Offering with New Family of High-Current DC-DC (Buck) Converters
09.07.2020 News

Dialog Semiconductor announces the DA913X-A product family, a new line of highly efficient, high-current, automotive-grade, step-down DC-DC converters. The highly integrated DA913X-A devices require fewer external components than competing solutions...

Circuit provides laser-diode control
Circuit provides laser-diode control
09.03.2020 Circuits

Laser diodes are sensitive to ESD, rapid turn-on currents, and overvoltage conditions. To address those problems, the simple laser-diode controller in has several functions...

pSemi Expands Portfolio Two High-Performance Digital
pSemi Expands Portfolio with Two High-Performance Digital Step Attenuators
09.03.2020 News

pSemi Corporation announces the expansion of its digital step attenuator portfolio with two new high-performance DSAs, PE43610 and PE43614. Featuring industry-leading attenuation accuracy, the PE43610 and PE43614 DSAs support the entire 9 kHz–13 GHz and 9 kHz–45 GHz frequency ranges, respectively...

Design an Adjustable Voltage Output Using
Design of an Adjustable Voltage Output Using a Push-Button Digital Potentiometer
09.03.2020 Circuits

This article describes a complete solution in which a voltage up to 20 V can be controlled simply and efficiently with a push-button digital potentiometer. The complete solution represents an adjustable power supply and can be used in various applications where adjustable voltage output is required...

Digital high power factor XDP controller
Digital high power factor XDP controller for cost-effective flyback LED drivers
09.03.2020 News

Infineon Technologies introduces the XDP digital power XDPL8219. The high-performance flyback controller features secondary-side regulation for high-performance and robust LED designs...

Simple technique makes low-cost pc-board shields
Simple technique makes low-cost pc-board shields
09.02.2020 Articles

Many pc-board assemblies require shields to reduce susceptibility to interference from electromagnetic fields. A classic example is a radio receiver, in which the front end usually needs high isolation from the tuning synthesizer...

Graphene sensor detects Covid-19 antibodies minutes
Graphene sensor detects Covid-19 antibodies in minutes
09.02.2020 News

Researchers in Germany are developing an electronic sensor based on graphene oxide to detect bacterial and viral infections such as Covid-19 antibodies in just 15 minutes...