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Texas Instruments Announces Ultra-Thin 1.2-V 1.8-V
Texas Instruments Announces Ultra-Thin, 1.2-V to 1.8-V Supply, High Accuracy Digital Temperature Sensor with I2C Interface
06.17.2021 News

Texas Instruments has announced the high-precision temperature sensor TMP114 with an I2C-compatible digital output in an ultra-thin (0.15 mm) 4-pin package...

Temperature-to-period circuit provides linearization thermistor response
Temperature-to-period circuit provides linearization of thermistor response
06.16.2021 Circuits

Designers often use thermistors rather than other temperature sensors because thermistors offer high sensitivity, compactness, low cost, and small time constants. But most thermistors' resistance-versus-temperature characteristics are highly nonlinear and need correction...

Alpha Omega Semiconductor Introduces ESD Solutions
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces ESD Solutions with High-Trigger Voltage, Ultra-Low Clamping Voltage & Capacitance for Type-C
06.16.2021 News

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced the AOZ8S303BLS-24 and AOZ8S305BLS-24, a series of single-channel Transient Voltage Suppressor for high-speed line protection using the best-in-class low capacitance TVS platform...

Enabling next generation advanced motor control
Enabling the next generation of advanced motor control applications with EiceDRIVER 6EDL7141: A fully programmable three-phase driver IC
06.15.2021 News

Increasingly popular battery-powered consumer and industrial applications, such as cordless power tools and service robots, demand cutting-edge, reliable, cost- and energy-efficient motor control solutions that meet the highest safety standards...

Switching regulator reduces motor brake power
Switching regulator reduces motor brake's power consumption
06.14.2021 Circuits

For safety reasons, a motor that drives a safety-critical electromechanical assembly often includes an electromagnetic brake on its drive shaft. The brake typically comprises a solenoid coil that actuates a mechanical clutch...

Automotive-Compliant LED Driver Diodes Incorporated Simplifies
Automotive-Compliant LED Driver from Diodes Incorporated Simplifies Rear Lighting Designs
06.14.2021 News

Diodes Incorporated has expanded its portfolio of devices supporting automotive exterior illumination with the introduction of the AL5873Q three-channel linear LED driver targeted at simplifying rear lamp cluster designs...

Analog-input circuit serves any microcontroller
Analog-input circuit serves any microcontroller
06.11.2021 Circuits

The simple ADC is perfect for getting analog signals into a purely digital microcontroller. Using just five surface-mount parts, you can assemble it for less than 50 cents, which is approximately half the cost of a single-chip-ADC approach in the same volume...

Texas Instruments Announces new family high-performance
Texas Instruments Announces a new family of high-performance LED matrix drivers
06.11.2021 News

Electronic devices are becoming smarter, requiring to use larger quantity of LEDs for animation and indication purposes and high performance LED matrix driver is required to improve user experience with small solution size. Announced by Texas Instruments, the LP586x is a family of high-performance LED matrix drivers...

Maxim Integrated Continua Regulator Delivers Smallest
Maxim Integrated Continua Regulator Delivers Smallest Size and Tightest Accuracy for Supercapacitor Backup
06.10.2021 News

System architects seeking backup power using supercapacitor or other energy sources can now deliver the best combination of highest efficiency and smallest size with the Continua MAX38889 2.5 V-to-5.5 V, 3 A reversible buck/boost regulator from Maxim Integrated Products...

UnitedSiC announces six new D2PAK-7L SiC
UnitedSiC announces six new D2PAK-7L SiC FETs
06.09.2021 News

UnitedSiC continues to expand its FET portfolio with the introduction of six new 650 V and 1200 V options, all housed in the industry standard D2PAK-7L surface mount package...