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Content tagged with Semiconductors posted in March 2003
Faraday furnishes USB 2.0 IP cores
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3/31/2003   Post a comment
Charger IC supports range of cell types
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3/28/2003   Post a comment
When interfaced with a microcontroller, Linear Technology Corp.'s LTC4008, a 4-amp multicell, multichemistry battery pack charger IC, is said to be capable of charging nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride and sealed lead-acid batteries as well as lithium-ion types.
Power supply controller eases pc board testing
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3/20/2003   Post a comment
A device from Linear Technology Corp. allows supply rails to be adjusted up and down with precision during automated pc-board testing, a process known as margining.
Converter has Schottky diode
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3/20/2003   Post a comment
Dc/dc drives 6 white LEDs
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Slick seven light up power management
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3/13/2003   Post a comment
Raising the functionality bar for power-management chips, National Semiconductor Corp. has seven highly integrated mixed-signal ASICs for portable systems to meet the expanding needs of wireless applications, particularly cell phones.
PWM controller reduces power
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3/6/2003   Post a comment
A programmable-frequency, current-mode pulse-width modulation controller from Fairchild Semiconductor International meets the International Energy Agency's 1-watt initiative for reducing standby power losses to below 1 W.
Driver targets automotive apps
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3/6/2003   Post a comment
An intelligent stepper motor driver IC from Atmel Corp., the ATA6830, includes a smart travel operation control block that conserves space and simplifies designs by eliminating the need for a microcontroller to handle the cruise-control function.
Lithium-ion battery manager ready for microwatt work
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3/6/2003   Post a comment
Responding to the need for maximum power management at the microwatt level in increasingly functional 2.5- and third-generation mobile handsets and PDAs, Texas Instruments Inc. is billing its bq270x0 chip, called bqJunior, as a fully integrated battery fuel gauge for systems powered by a single-cell lithium-ion or lithium-polymer battery.
Sharp is talking a BlueStreak
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3/3/2003   Post a comment
IT spending dearth mars 2003 chip outlook
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3/3/2003   Post a comment
Optimism for a significant rebound in corporate IT spending in 2003 has begun to wane, leading analysts to rethink their forecasts for the semiconductor market.


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