It's a Buck; It's a Boost, No! It's a Switcher! News & Analysis 4/2/2003 Post a comment The LSD cell has no hallucinogenic properties, insists Sanjaya Maniktala in this new tutorial article series on switching power supply design. Rather, if you can visualize the inductor (L), the switch (S) and the diode (D) associated with the power FETs, you're in a better position to see how they behave in switchmode regulator designs. There are four LSD cell types: Some are easier to turn on; some are easier to turn off. Guess which support buck typologies, which support boost. Planet Analog i
Next-generation LCD fabs may trigger consolidation News & Analysis 4/2/2003 Post a comment
The growing number of Generation 5 and later LCD fabs will cause desktop LCD monitors and flat-panel TVs to continue dropping in price but likely will also give the upper hand to the top tier of suppliers.
That was the consensus of speakers at the DisplaySearch U.S. Flat Panel Display Conference in La Jolla, Calif., Tuesday.
Using PLLs to Obtain Carrier Synchronization: Part 2 Design How-To 4/2/2003 1 comment Impairments in digital communication channels cause frequency and phase offset headaches for designers. Through the use of PLLs, designers can improve carrier recovery in a receiver architecture and, in turn, combat impairments.
Hynix slapped with 57% import duties News & Analysis 4/1/2003 Post a comment The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday announced its preliminary ruling to impose
a 57.37% countervailing duty on imported DRAMs of Hynix Semiconductor
Co. because of illegal Korean government subsidies to the chipmaker.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.