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Analog Devices' Plug-and-Play Antenna Chip Simplifies Phased Array Radar for Avionics and Communications Equipment Designers
23.05.2018 · News
Analog Devices introduced a highly integrated, active antenna beamforming chip that allows designers to quickly replace bulky, mechanically steered antenna platforms with a compact, solid-state solution for phased array radar and communications systems...
170W Voltage Doubler in 23mm x 16.5mm Package
22.05.2018 · Circuits
For high voltage input/output applications, inductorless, switched capacitor converters significantly improve efficiency and reduce solution size over conventional inductor-based buck or boost topologies. By using a charge pump instead of an inductor, a “flying capacitor” is used to store and transfer the energy from input to output...
Vishay Intertechnology High Speed PIN Photodiode Offers Enhanced Sensitivity for Visible Light, Enables Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables
22.05.2018 · News
Vishay Intertechnology broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new high speed silicon PIN photodiode with enhanced sensitivity for visible light. Featuring a rectangular 4.8 mm by 2.5 mm top-view, surface-mount package with an industry-low 0.48 mm profile...
Measuring Stability In A Logic-Gate-Based Oscillator
21.05.2018 · Articles
Designers seeking a quick and easy frequency source often use a relaxation oscillator based on digital gates such as the 74HC14 inverter with hysteresis. The oscillator is also useful in sensor signal digitization when using resistive or capacitive sensors instead of fixed components in the circuit...
Analog Devices' Low-Power, Single-Channel 16-Bit DAC Enables High Density Analog Output Modules without De-Rating
21.05.2018 · News
Analog Devices introduced the AD5758 digital-to-analog converter. It incorporates the company’s second-generation Dynamic Power Control to enable high density AOUT modules without requiring de-rating...
Elmos: Fast BLDC motor controller with 16-bit CPU
18.05.2018 · News
The Elmos-IC E523.06 is a BLDC motor system-in-a-chip, consisting of a gate driver for the 12 V vehicle electrical system combined with a powerful 16-bit CPU core. It controls up to 3 NMOS half bridges of BLDC, DC motors or other loads. The CPU architecture and motor driver peripherals are optimized for the single-shunt FOC...
10W Stereo Class-D Audio Power Amplifier with SSM and NCPL from Diodes Incorporated Targets Wireless Media Speakers
17.05.2018 · News
Featuring low THD+N, low EMI and high PSRR, the PAM8106 is a 10 W stereo Class-D audio amplifier that integrates spread-spectrum modulation and non-clipping power limit technology to deliver advanced features for a range of battery- or line-powered devices including LCD TVs, wireless speakers, portable stereos, and game machines...
Vishay Intertechnology Launches New Ruggedized ENYCAP Energy Storage Capacitors for Long Life and High Moisture Resistance
16.05.2018 · News
Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of ruggedized ENYCAP™ electrical double-layer energy storage capacitors for energy harvesting and power backup applications in harsh, high humidity environments...
External components provide true shutdown for boost converter
16.05.2018 · Circuits
The step-up switching-converter circuit presents a familiar problem: If you shut down boost converter IC1 by pulling its /SHDN input low, external inductor L1 and forward-biased Schottky diode D1 allow the load to continue drawing current...
TI's ultra-small 5.5-V DC/DC step-down power module delivers true 6-A performance
16.05.2018 · News
Texas Instruments introduced a 5.5-V step-down power module that delivers true, continuous 6-A output current with up to 95 percent efficiency. The easy-to-use TPSM82480 DC/DC module integrates power MOSFETs and shielded inductors...