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Silent Switcher, 42VIN, 2.5A μModule Regulator in 6.25mm x 6.25mm BGA Package
10.10.2017 · News
Analog Devices announces the LTM8065, a μModule step-down regulator with up to 40 V input voltage (42 V abs max), which can safely operate from unregulated or fluctuating 12 V to 36 V input supplies in noisy environments such as industrial robotics, test and measurement, medical, factory automation and avionics systems...
Powering a precision SAR ADC using a high efficiency, ultralow power switcher in power sensitive applications. Part 1
09.10.2017 · Articles
Precision measurement is extending into application areas that require greater and greater power efficiency. This is particularly true with the advent of IoT, which is driving greater need for wireless sensor nodes with precision measurement capability, battery-powered wearable fitness/ medical devices, and industrial signal chains...
Intersil Announces Industry's First 15A, 42V Analog Power Module
09.10.2017 · News
Intersil, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation, announced the first 42 V single-channel DC/DC step-down power module that delivers up to 15 A of continuous current. The ISL8215M operates from a single wide input voltage range that includes industry standard 12 V, 18 V, and 24 V intermediate bus power rails...
Receiver with Centimeter Accuracy for Consumer LBS Applications
Broadcom Limited announced the world’s first mass-market, dual frequency GNSS receiver device, the BCM47755, designed to enhance location based services (LBS) applications for mobile phones, tablets and fitness wearables...
Toshiba's SO6L Package IC Photocouplers Now Have Option for Wide Leadform
Toshiba Electronics Europe is expanding its line-up of SO6L IC photocouplers with a new wide leadform package type SO6L(LF4). The wide leadform option is available for three high-speed IC photocouplers and five IGBT/MOSFET driver photocouplers...
Digital potentiometer programs and stabilizes voltage reference
05.10.2017 · Circuits
The potentiometer portion of a mixed-signal, digitally programmable potentiometer adds variability to an analog circuit, and its digital controls provide programmability. You can use a digital potentiometer in two ways in an analog circuit...
First Littelfuse SiC MOSFET Provides Ultra-Fast Switching in Power Electronics
Littelfuse, Inc. introduced its first series of silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, the latest addition to the company’s growing power semiconductor line. In March, Littelfuse took another incremental step towards establishing industry leadership in the power semiconductor industry through a majority investment in the well-respected SiC technology development company, Monolith Semiconductor...
Holtek new HT68F001 Small Package Flash MCU
Holtek now announces the release of a new addition to its small package Flash MCU range, the HT68F001. Special features of the device include an excellent price/performance ratio, low voltage operation, low power consumption as well as an internal high accuracy Timer...
Improved laser-diode-clamp circuit protects against overvoltages
03.10.2017 · Circuits
Expensive semiconductor laser diodes have no tolerance for fast voltage or current transients. To minimize the risk of damage, a standard JFET-clamp circuit shorts the laser when there is no supply voltage, thus protecting it against such transients...