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Ever hear of CQC?
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3/30/2009   Post a comment
Bernard Murphy, Chief Technology Officer of Atrenta Inc., wants to make chip designers aware of continuous quality control.
How's your job?
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3/25/2009   Post a comment
TechInsights, the company behind the Embedded Systems Conference and the publisher of EE Times, recently conducted a poll among people who will be attending the upcoming Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose which begins on March 30th.
Semiconductors build 'smart ' power
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3/18/2009   Post a comment
There's a wealth of innovation that can be applied to power management as the job moves toward building out "smart grids".
Video: Digital power controller reference design
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3/11/2009   1 comment
Analog Devices designed the board both because a PFC stage in an AC/DC supply outputs a DC voltage around 380VDC, and as a design that might fit in a high-voltage DC distribution architecture.
Video: Freescale demonstrates DC/DC harvester
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3/4/2009   Post a comment
With a battery being charged at the output, the Freescale DC/DC converter outputs 3.8V, and delivers 63 mA to the load.


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