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Group claims breakthrough in creating ultramicroelectrodes
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Researchers from Department of Chemistry at the University of Warwick (England) claim they can produce carbon nanotubes in which they instantly form a highly sensitive readymade electric circuit.
Multi-output regulator supplies chipset, DDR3 memory voltages
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This programmable multi-output regulator from STMicroelectronics meets UMPC specifications to maximize power density in next-generation multimedia products.
3G PA delivers power required by EGSM platforms in Europe
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Anadigics' AWT6224 dual-band HELP3 PA enables UMTS performance in 900MHz bands worldwide and offers features that reduce current consumption and increase talk time.
Conexant sells home networking line to CopperGate
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CopperGate Communications Inc. has acquired the HomePlug AV business from Conexant.
CMOS motor drivers provide high integration
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Designed to drive low-voltage brushless DC motors in applications that require rotor speed control and fast rotor start-stop cycles, Allegro's pair of full-bridge motor drivers employs a high density CMOS process that allows a Hall element, H-bridge output driver and PWM speed control logic to reside in one device.
Euroquartz : Surface mount TCXO offers OCXO stability
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5/7/2008   Post a comment
Euroquartz offers a surface mount temperature compensated crystal oscillator (TCXO) from Greenray Industries that offers temperature stabilities more usually associated with oven controlled temperature compensated (OCXO) devices.
Automotive vision system recognizes road signs: Part 2 - Architecture and design tips
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5/7/2008   1 comment
Pattern recognition and processors deal with computational and I/O challenges of handling video data stream.
Calculating power consumption in high-speed systems
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5/7/2008   1 comment
Power budget considerations differ for single-ended, versus differential-mode parts. Here's what you need to know.
Use a "Linkwitz circuit" to equalize a closed-box audio loudspeaker
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5/7/2008   2 comments
The Linkwitz equalizer circuit lets you compensate for loudspeaker response and extend bass response
Class-D audio amps boost volume, output power for portables
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5/6/2008   Post a comment
The TPA2014D1 Class-D audio amplifier with integrated boost converter from Texas Instruments provides a 1.5-W constant output power to enhance speaker audio performance in portable applications.
Triac drive optocouplers deliver best-in-class noise immunity
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Fairchild Semiconductor's random-phase, snubberless triac drive optocouplers provide an easier way to design motor control, power switch and lighting control applications.
ON Semi enters frequency control market with PLL-based clock modules
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ON Semiconductor has expanded its high-performance clock and data management portfolio with the introduction of nine PureEdge PLL-based clock modules for crystal oscillator (XO) replacement.
Analysis tool tackles noise in analog and RF circuits
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Berkeley Design Automation (BDA) has released a noise analysis tool targeting complex analog and RF circuits. Called the Noise Analysis Option, the tool handles every type of complex analog and RF circuit.
MeshNetics delivers new protocol stack, ZigBee Pro certification
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Primary application areas include smart energy, home automation, meter reading, asset tracking and industrial automation.
High voltage buck converter integrates power monitoring
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Austria Microsystems has launched a hysteretic, high efficiency 32V step-down regulator in a 4x4mm MLPQ 12-pin package.
Qualcomm to build MEMS display plant
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Qualcomm MEMS Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm, and Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co. Ltd. plan to build a new, dedicated display fabrication plant in the Lungtan Science Park in Taoyuan, Taiwan.
Darnell forecasts strong advance for LED lighting
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Report analyzes 53 LED driver IC applications to project the growth path for solid-state lighting out to 2013
Statistical Range Analysis in RF Systems: the "Range Fallacy"
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5/5/2008   2 comments
You read every paper you could get your hands on to do with propagation and path loss at the frequency you're using, and you carefully included all the known (and measured) losses, antenna gains, power outputs and sensitivities in a detailed link budget. A few days later the marketing dept arrives at your office: "You said the range would be 5 meters but we tried it at that distance and we could make it fail." What has gone wrong?
Power management in mobile devices--A view of energy conservation--Part IV
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5/5/2008   2 comments
The gaps grow larger between what mobile devices can do and the amount of energy engineers can deliver. Chapter 2 from Power Management in Mobile Devices: Hierarchical View of Energy Conservation is an in-depth look at the power consumption, energy types, process and transistor technology, and packaging issues inherent in mobile device design. Part IV discusses low power process and transistor technology.
60GHz: Achieving the ultimate wireless dream
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Using sophisticated design and fabrication techniques, research labs are getting closer to realizing 60GHz chips in silicon. When that happens, consumer price points can be met and wireless design becomes a whole new ballgame. But first, engineers must overcome five major challenges.
ARC : Audio-video subsystem is Sonic Focus-ready
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ARC International's media 401V subsystem (AM 401V) is the first member in a new family of programmable audio/video subsystems that are Sonic Focus-ready.
EDA startup tackles design for reliability
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Startup Micrologic Design Automation Inc. (Haifa, Israel) has released what is claims is the first nanometer range EDA tool that interactively eliminates reliability issues during the early stage of the physical design.
Light-to-digital sensor ICs extend battery life
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Intersil's ISL29010 and ISL29013 light sensors feature gain selection, near-human eye spectral response for IR radiation rejection, low supply current and I²C interface.
Multirate DSP, part 3: ADC oversampling
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5/4/2008   Post a comment
Part 3 looks at oversampling in analog-to-digital convertors. It applies these principles to a sigma-delta ADC and revisits the CD player case study.
Signal Chain Basics (Part 13): Putting the Bode plot to use
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5/3/2008   3 comments
The Bode plot is a vital tool to understand critical ac-performance characteristics of an amplifier
Tip of the Week: Single-stage synchronous buck converter with high efficiency
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5/3/2008   2 comments
This IC-based design boosts overall efficiency by 5 to 10 percent over traditional dual-stage topologies widely accepted as superior for 12- and 24-to-1 volt applications
High-power infrared emitter offers wide viewing angle
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5/2/2008   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has expanded its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of its first wide-viewing-angle infrared emitter in a leaded package. The device claims the industry's lowest forward voltage of 1.45 V at 100 mA and 2.15 V at 1 A.
French group readies NFC-enabled speakers
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French consumer electronics manufacturer Parrott (Paris) is readying a range of speakers that will incorporate Near Field Communications tags supplied by Innovision Research and Technology plc (Cirencester, England).
Icera moves HSPA modem to 65-nm
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5/2/2008   Post a comment
Icera Inc., a fabless semiconductor startup that has developed the Livanto wireless modem chipset supporting high-speed packet access (HSPA), has announced the customer sampling of the second-generation of the chipset.
HANA 2.0 home networking adds HD video QoS guarantee, discovery and DRM
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5/2/2008   Post a comment
HANA 2.0 design guidelines incorporate new standards for device discovery, universal remote control of devices, bandwidth reservation for HD video, and zone-style DRM encompassing the entire home. At a CES demo in January, HANA showed how existing coax cables, CAT-5, and optical fiber and wireless could all be used within a HANA home entertainment network to deliver real time multi-room, multi-stream HD video.
D/A converter guarantees 16-bit linearity
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Linear's LTC2755-16 is a D/A converter with six software-programmable output ranges that guarantees 16-bit linearity over the industrial temperature range without any adjustment.
16-bit, 105-Msps serial output A/D converter conserves FPGA I/O pins
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5/1/2008   Post a comment
With a high speed 2-wire serial interface, the LTC2274 from Linear reduces the number of data I/O lines required between a 16-bit A/D converter and the FPGA from 16 CMOS or 32 LVDS parallel data lines to a single, self-clocking, differential pair communicating at 2.1-Gbit/s, freeing up valuable FPGA pins.
Bluetooth in-car design takes less than six-weeks to integrate
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5/1/2008   Post a comment
CSR launched RoadTunes, a feature rich, fully interoperable Bluetooth hands-free package for Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) and in-car systems.
Low-cost, versatile Class D amplifiers line debuts
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5/1/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX9736A/B, a family of versatile single-supply, filterless Class D speaker amplifiers, which provide high-performance, thermally efficient amplifier solutions at the lowest solution cost.
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