Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Content tagged with Analog ICs
posted in November 2007
Page 1 / 3   >   >>
DC/DC pin-compatible regulators make upgrading easy
Product News  
11/30/2007   Post a comment
Linear Technology has introduced the LTM8022 and LTM8023, 1A and 2A high voltage DC/DC uModule regulator systems, respectively, with up to 36V (40Vmax) input voltage and up to 10V output voltage.
Maximizing AC/DC efficiency from full-load to no-load
Design How-To  
11/30/2007   Post a comment
Here's how valley-voltage switching and pulse-skipping techniques in a quasi-resonant flyback converter help maintain high efficiency across the supply's entire load range
SIGNAL CHAIN BASICS Series (Part 3): Analog and the digital world
Design How-To  
11/30/2007   Post a comment
Understand the basics of the transformation from the analog signal world to the digital world, via analog/digital converters, in this installment
Ceramic capacitors feature ultra-high-capacitance values
Product News  
11/30/2007   Post a comment
Kemet has expanded its surface-mount MLCC product portfolio in the C0G dielectric with the addition of more than 80 part types that offer ultra-high-capacitance values with the stability and performance of a Class 1 dielectric.
ST unveils power MOSFET to boost power-supply efficiency
Product News  
11/30/2007   Post a comment
European chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV has introduced a low micro-Ohm ON-resistance power MOSFET aiming to reduce losses and improve efficiency in demanding power supply systems.
Evaluation kit shows engineers design ease of PSoC devices
Product News  
11/29/2007   Post a comment
Cypress' CY3209 ExpressEVK includes four different PSoC devices and gives designers an easy-to-use platform to try a multitude of designs.
High-current POLs shrink chip footprint 70 percent
Product News  
11/29/2007   Post a comment
SupIRBuck point-of-load regulators, touting 8-10 percent higher efficiency than monolithic ICs, integrate HEXFET MOSFETs and a synchronous buck control IC in a 5-by-6 mm Power QFN package
Gate drive optocoupler minimizes PCB space
Product News  
11/29/2007   Post a comment
Avago's high output current gate driver with under voltage lockout combines optocoupler technology with a 5-A power transistor into a single 8-pin package.
Simulating and verifying complex, large-scale (big) analog/RF circuits using Spice tools
Design How-To  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
Compare traditional SPICE, Digital FastSPICE, and Analog FastSPICE for analysis of big analog/RF circuits
A/V interface card brings analog connectivity to FPGAs
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
SingMai Electronics has introduced DP1, an A/V interface card that provides analog connectivity to Altera and third-party FPGA development boards.
Optocoupler targets hybrid electric vehicles
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has released its automotive-grade ACPL-M46T 1 MBd intelligent power module (IPM) digital interface optocoupler for hybrid electric vehicles.
Powerline chip maker sets terms for IPO
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
Powerline chip specialist Intellon Corp (Ocala, FL) is set to push ahead with an IPO that could value the company at nearly $330 million.
Stereo audio selector ICs offer low distortion
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
The NJW1110 and NJW1111 nine-input/three-output stereo audio selectors and adjustable gain buffers from NJR offer low distortion, output noise and crosstalk.
Amplified ZigBee module achieves 2.5-mile range
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
MeshNetics is sampling an amplified 2.4-GHz IEEE 802.15.4 /ZigBee module that offers high range and low power.
Solenoid chip drives inductive loads
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor is bringing automotive control system designers more reliable solenoid control operation using less board space with the FDMS2380, a dual integrated solenoid driver (DISD).
Quad-channel PCIe hot-plug controllers save board space, cost
Product News  
11/28/2007   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX5957/MAX5958 (triple-channel) and MAX5959/MAX5960 (quad-channel) hot-plug controllers for safe insertion and removal of PCI Express (PCIe) cards from live PCIe hot-plug slots.
Power management ICs set for double-digit growth
News & Analysis  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
The outlook is bright through 2012 for voltage regulators, power controllers, driver ICs, and power management units (PMUs)
The Basics of ZigBee Testing, Part 1: Transmitters
Design How-To  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
In this two-part article, we will describe test methodologies and techniques for transmit (Tx), receive (Rx) and compliance testing for ZigBee. This Part focuses on transmit testing.
Power switch delivers lower quiescent current, added protection
Product News  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics' VNI4140K quad high-side intelligent power switch saves energy by cutting on-resistance by 50 percent using new generation technology.
Mini power management device combines step-down converter, two LDOs
Product News  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
Delivering a power savings to mobile device applications, AnalogicTech has introduced the AAT2504, an adjustable 3-channel regulator that combines a step-down converter with two LDOs.
Signal conditioning IC delivers integrated diagnostics, low power
Product News  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
ZMD has expanded its family of RBic-Lite signal conditioner ICs with the introduction of the highly integrated ZMD31014 resistive bridge sensor signal conditioning IC with built-in diagnostics and one-shot calibration.
Home nets chip group raises $20 million in Round B
News & Analysis  
11/27/2007   Post a comment
Home networking chip startup Gigle Semiconductor has raised $20 million in Series B funding. The round was led by new investor Scottish Equity Partners, with existing investors Accel Partners and Pond Venture Partners also participating.
Interface chip adapts to multiple sensor systems
Product News  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Semtech's SX8724 is a small sensor interface device that uses signal amplification circuitry to directly connect pressure, temperature and magnetic sensors with a general-purpose microcontroller.
Encoder IC measures linear position, off-axis rotation
Product News  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
The AS5305 magnetic linear motion encoder IC from austriamicrosystems targets linear motion and off-axis rotational measurements in applications such as industrial drives, x-y stages or electrical motors. An automotive version will be available next year.
Buck converter targets Li-ion battery-powered applications
Product News  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Linear Technology is offering the LTC3562, a quad-channel, high efficiency, 2.25-MHz, synchronous buck converter that can deliver dual 600mA and dual 400mA continuous outputs from a 3mm x 3mm QFN package.
Codecs ante up for better audio
Product News  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
Analog IC makers are heeding the call from consumer electronics manufacturers for audio chips that offer lower power consumption, enhanced noise filtering and other features that enable high-fidelity sound.
RF Technology Roundup 2007: UWB
Design How-To  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
It's been a pretty big year for UWB news, products, and design on the RF DesignLine. This Roundup includes an interview with Roberto Aiello, CTO of Staccato Communications.
Interleaving PFC controller advances multi-kilowatt designs
Product News  
11/26/2007   Post a comment
First single-chip, two-phase CCM offering puts the wraps on ripple
Benefits of multiphasing buck converters - Part 2
Design How-To  
11/24/2007   Post a comment
Mid-level design tutorial shows the advantages of the interleaved buck topology for improving response and reducing component stresses
LDO regulators tout ultra-low noise, extend battery life
Product News  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
The AS1358/59/61/62 LDO family from austriamicrosystems delivers ultra-low-noise performance.
Double-digit growth seen for in-car data bus systems
Product News  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
market for automotive networking nodes will grow at a pace of 14 percent annually to almost $1 billion, predicts market researcher Strategy Analytics. However, not all protocols will have a chance to get under the hood of future cars.
Reference design for MicroTCA WiMAX transceiver platform claims a world-first
News & Analysis  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
Lime Microsystems, a fabless semiconductor company specializing in digitally configurable transceivers for the next generation of wireless broadband systems, claims to have launced the world's first reference design for a MicroTCA broadband wireless transceiver.
GaAs MMIC 1.5 to 6 GHz packaged driver amplifier achieves +15 dBm P1dB and 15 dB gain
News & Analysis  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
Mimix Broadband offers the CMM9000-QT two-stage feedback driver amplifier in a 3x3 mm surface mount QFN package.
40 W GaAs MMIC T/R switch targets cellular and mobile applications over 0.1 to 2.1 GHz
News & Analysis  
11/23/2007   Post a comment
Hittite Microwave has released a 40 W GaAs MMIC positive control T/R switch for Cellular/3G, TD-SCDMA, Private Mobile Radio and Automotive Telematics applications from 0.1 to 2.1 GHz.
Vinyl vs. CD: Readers respond
Audio DesignLine Blog  
11/21/2007   Post a comment
Readers respond to my recent post on audio myths and the question "does vinyl sound better than CD?"
Phone lines hear call for Gbit home nets
Design How-To  
11/21/2007   Post a comment
The Home Phoneline Networking Association is responding with its 4.0 effort in the works to recent calls from carriers and OEMs for home networks that hit 400 Mbits/s within two years and a Gbit/s within four years.
Infineon unveils next-generation LTE RF transceiver
Product News  
11/21/2007   Post a comment
Measuring just 5 x 5 mm in a WFSGA-81 package the SMARTi LTE helps provide high data rate uplink and downlink connections for upcoming LTE network field trials.
Power management chip integrates charger, smart power selector
Product News  
11/21/2007   Post a comment
Maxim's latest chip features five regulated output voltages and Li+ charger with smart power control that allows a system to operate without a battery.
Agilent EEsof offers free webcast on SDR design
Product News  
11/21/2007   Post a comment
If you are designing SDRs for military or commercial applications, consider checking out this informational webcast.
FET amplifier targets broadband wireless access market
Product News  
11/20/2007   Post a comment
The SM2527-47L solid-state GaAs FET amplifier from Stealth Microwave is aimed at the broadband wireless access market.
High-frequency crystal oscillators provide low jitter, save board space
Product News  
11/20/2007   Post a comment
Maxim's DS4-XO family of high-frequency crystal oscillators operates over the 75 MHz to 622.08-MHz frequency range; saves board space and delivers low-jitter performance in a small 5 x 3.2-mm package.
Under the Hood: Sony Playstation Portable slims down
Teardown  
11/20/2007   1 comment
Sony has done much to lower the size and weight of the new Playstation Portable, but aside from increased memory, Wi-Fi access and the removal of infrared communications capability, the question arises: Has it changed enough to entice users re-ante up for the newest platform? Take a look inside to find out.
SDR Basics Part 3: Transmitters
Design How-To  
11/20/2007   Post a comment
This book excerpt provides a sample of the comprehensive information available in this text. The book aims to be a complete desk reference and features input from numerous industry-leading experts. This part covers transmitters for software defined radio
Terminal-on-a"chip targets wireless backhaul applications
Product News  
11/20/2007   Post a comment
Provigent announced the availability of the PVG610 terminal-on-a-chip for backhaul infrastructure applications such as 3G, LTE and WiMAX.
Capacitive sensing builds a better water-cooler control
Design How-To  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
Using a capacitive-sensing switch instead of a conventional valve control offers both immediate benefits, and opens options to new features and benefits.
CMOS IC drives power MOSFETs, IGBTs
Product News  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
Aimed at tough power switching applications in power systems, IXYS Corp. has launched the 5 series of 2A to 14A low-side gate drivers.
Rail-to-rail amplifiers deliver speed, precision
Product News  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
Linear's dual and quad amplifiers combine speed, precision and low power in a tiny DFN package.
Bluetooth MP3 player design achieves under-$10 electronic BOM
Product News  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
CSR has introduced a Bluetooth-enabled MP3 player reference design with an electronic bill of materials of less than $10.
AM/FM radio receivers offer short-, long-wave band coverage
Product News  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
Silicon Labs has expanded its broadcast audio product line to include what it is touting as the industry's first fully-integrated AM/FM radio receivers with short-wave (SW) and long-wave (LW) band coverage.
Analog pre-driver simplifies automotive motor control
Product News  
11/19/2007   Post a comment
With a wide voltage range from 6 to 58 V, Freescale's MC33927 FET pre-driver enables three-phase motor control in a variety of automotive and industrial applications.
Page 1 / 3   >   >>


Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

DIY Practical Joke Project Idea
Max Maxfield
Post a comment
I just received a rather interesting email from a member of the EETimes community who prefers to remain anonymous. This message was as follows:

Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock

Jolt Awards: The Best Books
Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
1 Comment
As we do every year, Dr. Dobb's recognizes the best books of the last 12 months via the Jolt Awards -- our cycle of product awards given out every two months in each of six categories. No ...

Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
Engineering Investigations
2 comments
It's autumn in New England. The leaves are turning to red, orange, and gold, my roses are in their second bloom, and it's time to remove the air conditioner from the window. On September ...

David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
5 comments
I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool ...