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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces the Newest Generation 25V Technology in XSPairFET Package
11.07.2018 · News
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced the AONX38168, which utilizes the latest 25 V N-Channel MOSFET Technology. The XSPairFET includes the low-side and high-side MOSFET in a leadless surface mount package...
The surprising differences between ARM MCU cores that appear to be identical
There are many reasons why the ARM Cortex-M series of processor cores has come to dominate the market for 32bit microcontrollers. Across the many varieties of Cortex-M cores, design engineers can choose from an array of performance, power consumption and communications capabilities, allowing them to find an ARM based MCU which will be suitable for almost any application...
Toshiba announce new analog output IC photocoupler for automotive applications
10.07.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announces the launch of a new analog output IC photocoupler that enables high-speed communications in automotive applications – especially electric vehicles (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV)...
Fujitsu Launches an 8Mbit FRAM - the Largest Memory Density in the FRAM Family
09.07.2018 · News
Fujitsu Semiconductor announced that it has developed the MB85R8M2T, an 8 Mbit FRAM that has the largest density in Fujitsu's family of FRAM non-volatile memories...
EMC basics and practical PCB design tips
05.07.2018 · Articles
Though often used as synonyms, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) is really the controlling of radiated and conducted Electromagnetic Interference (EMI); and poor EMC is one of the main reasons for PCB re-designs. Indeed, an estimated 50% of first-run boards fail because they either emit unwanted EM and/or are susceptible to it...
Analog Devices Unveils Industry's Most Advanced Biological and Chemical Sensing Interface IC
05.07.2018 · News
Analog Devices announced a new sensor interface IC that enables the next generation of intelligent electrochemical sensors...
Elmos: LIN controller for RGB LEDs in the vehicle interior
05.07.2018 · News
The Elmos IC E521.36 enables a variable, cost-efficient and very space-saving design of RGB LED modules for the connection to a LIN bus. The device includes a powerful 16-bit microcontroller with 32 kbyte NVM, 128-byte EEPROM...
New LFPAK56 MOSFETs from Nexperia feature improved creepage and clearance, meeting UL2595
04.07.2018 · News
Nexperia announced that two of its LFPAK56-packaged portfolio of MOSFETs are now available with improved creepage and clearance to meet UL2595 requirements for battery-powered equipment rated between 15 and 32 V...