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Dialog Semiconductor Introduces First USB-PD Interface IC Optimized For Power Supplies
06.07.2017 · News
Dialog Semiconductor unveiled iW656, the market’s first state machine based USB Power Delivery interface IC. The device allows designers to develop standards compliant, highly efficient designs that charge fast and deliver high power density for small form factor travel adapters...
Hybrid Switching/Linear Method Yields LED-Current Controller with Wide Dimming Ratio
06.07.2017 · Circuits
By using two basic power-supply topologies in conjunction, this circuit provides an easily controlled current source that is well-suited for dimming LEDs...
Nuvoton Launches High Performance with Low Pin Count - 1T 8051 N76E003 Microcontroller
Nuvoton Technology announced the new generation of high efficiency 1T 8051 product line – the N76E003 series. With built-in 18 KB Flash memory and large capacity 1 KB SRAM to support powerful functional design, the N76E003 series also offers precise internal reference voltage, as well as both TSSOP20 and QFN20 small packages...
The Man Who Invented VR Goggles 50 Years Too Soon
05.07.2017 · Articles
Hugo Gernsback believed millions yearned for his 3D TV eyeglasses Science fiction as we know it would not exist without Hugo Gernsback. He coined the term “science fiction” as the editor and publisher of Amazing Stories, the first magazine devoted to the burgeoning genre, which he launched in 1926...
17 V, 4 MHz, Dual 3.5 A Synchronous Buck with Spread Spectrum Modulation Reduces EMI in a Compact 3 mm x 5 mm QFN
05.07.2017 · News
Analog Devices announces the LTC7124, a high efficiency, 4 MHz synchronous dual output buck regulator that incorporates a constant frequency, peak current mode architecture. Optional spread spectrum frequency modulation is integrated for reducing radiated and conductive EMI noise...
New RF DAC Broadens Software-Defined Radio Horizon
04.07.2017 · Articles
High speed data converters have been used in communications applications for many years and can be found in much of the equipment that forms the basis of our connected world, from cellular telephone base stations to cable head-end equipment to radar and specialized communication systems. Recent technological advances have enabled clock rates on high speed data converters to move to higher and higher frequencies...
Seoul Semiconductor Introduces World's Smallest 24W DC LED Drivers at Light Fair International 2017
04.07.2017 · News
Seoul Semiconductor has developed the industry’s smallest phase-cut DC LED driver series, with a power density 10X higher than conventional LED drivers. The NanoDriver Series is the world’s smallest miniature converter at just 13.5 mm wide, and is available in four versions rated for 16 W and 24 W output power for operating LED lighting with input power of 120 V/230 V (50 – 60 Hz)...
Vishay Intertechnology True Green LEDs in Tiny SMD 0603 ChipLED Package Increase Design-in Flexibility, Enable Smaller End Products
03.07.2017 · News
The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of true green LEDs in a compact surface-mount 0603 ChipLED package. Measuring 1.6 mm by 0.8 mm with an ultra thin 0.55 mm profile, the VLMTG1400 series devices utilize the most recent ultrabright InGaN chip technology to achieve industry-high luminous intensity up to 2,800 mcd...
Maxim's Automotive LED Controller Eliminates Trade-Off Between Fast Response Time and Low EMI for Exterior Lighting and Improved Safety Applications
29.06.2017 · News
The MAX20078 synchronous buck, high-brightness LED controller from Maxim Integrated Products is the only product available which provides both fast response time and low electromagnetic interference for exterior LED lighting and improved safety applications...
72V Fixed-Ratio DC/DC Controller Eliminates Power Inductor & Delivers 500W in Non-Isolated Intermediate Bus Converter Applications
29.06.2017 · News
Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LTC7820, a high power fixed ratio charge pump DC/DC controller that eliminates the power inductor in a non-isolated intermediate bus converter, allowing up to a 50% reduction in circuit size and up to 4000 W/in3 power density...