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Shunt regulator speeds power supply start-up
Shunt regulator speeds power supply's start-up
09.01.2020 Articles

In certain applications, design requirements may call upon a system's switched-mode power supply to more promptly deliver its output than would the garden-variety power supply...

Toshiba Announces Compact Low ON-Resistance N-Channel
Toshiba Announces Compact Low ON-Resistance N-Channel MOSFETs for automotive
09.01.2020 News

Toshiba Electronics Europe has developed a series of new high-efficiency N-channel MOSFETs for automotive applications that are based on the company’s advanced U-MOSVIII-H process technology...

Inductor Current Measurement Switched Power Supplies
Inductor Current Measurement in Switched Power Supplies
08.31.2020 Articles

Switched-mode power supplies commonly use inductors for temporarily storing energy. In the evaluation of these power supplies, it is often useful to measure the inductor current to gain a complete picture of the voltage conversion circuit. But what is the best way to measure the inductor currents?...

Extremely High Linearity PIN Limiter Module
Extremely High Linearity PIN Limiter Module for Cellular Infrastructure, 5G, and Military Applications
08.31.2020 News

Skyworks is pleased to introduce a high-linearity, low-threshold, dual PIN limiter diode module that addresses the growing need for receiver protection in cellular infrastructure (including 5G), and microwave radio communications...

MEMS-Like Accelerometer-Microphone Captures Lung Cardiac Vibe
MEMS-Like Accelerometer-Microphone Captures Lung, Cardiac "Vibe" for New Insight
08.27.2020 Articles

A wearable millimeter-sized accelerometer functions as a microphone to capture the vibrations created by heart and lung functions, thus providing additional physiological data...

Vishay Intertechnology -30 P-Channel MOSFET Offers
Vishay Intertechnology -30 V P-Channel MOSFET Offers Industry-Low 1.7 mΩ RDS(ON) for High Efficiency, Power Density
08.27.2020 News

Vishay Intertechnology introduced the first-ever -30 V p-channel power MOSFET to offer on-resistance of 1.7 mΩ at 10 V...

Dynamically adjust negative output voltages
Dynamically adjust negative output voltages
08.27.2020 Articles

There are standard techniques to generate negative output voltages, and there are well-known approaches to dynamically adjust an output voltage. The missing link that I hope to address in this article combines both techniques with a simple level-shifting circuit...

Dialog Semiconductor SmartBond TINY Module Demystifies
Dialog Semiconductor's SmartBond TINY Module Demystifies IoT Development
08.27.2020 News

Dialog Semiconductor announced the availability of the DA14531 SmartBond TINY module, empowering customers to build the next generation of connected devices. The SmartBond TINY module was specifically optimized to significantly reduce the cost of adding Bluetooth low energy functionality to an IoT...

Diodes Incorporated announces 25Wx2 Stereo 50Wx1
Diodes Incorporated announces 25Wx2 Stereo/50Wx1 Mono Digital Audio Amplifier with EQ & DRC
08.26.2020 News

Diodes Incorporated announced a high efficiency, Stereo 25 W / Mono 50 W Class D digital audio amplifier PAM8823 with I2S input to drive stereo bridge-tied speakers...

Learning like high-voltage op-amp ICs
Learning to like high-voltage op-amp ICs
08.25.2020 Articles

A lot of the analog-circuit conversation these days is centered on low-power and thus low-voltage considerations...  Still, there’s a large slice of analog power-related circuitry devoted to control of higher voltages...