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posted in December 2004
Class D MOSFET tuned for improved audio performance
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12/21/2004   Post a comment
The International Rectifier IRF6665 DirectFET MOSFET is for medium power Class D audio amplifiers. The device parameters are tuned specifically for improved audio performance such as efficiency, total harmonic distortion and power density.
Developing Analytical Equations for Determining Power MOSFET Switching Transients
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
If you read only one article about power MOSFETs, this is the one you should read. It explains the switching behavior of power MOSFETs in practical application circuits and shows you how to choose the right device for the application using the specifications typically provided on manufacturer datasheets.
Dish Network Receiver: Analog pulls in the signal
12/8/2004   Post a comment
The man behind the teardowns: From the forthcoming December issue of Planet Analog magazine, David Carey dissects the Dish Network 332 Receiver, finds a number of Broadcom components and good deal of analog. His picture, inside, celebrates another year of Under The Hood on Planet Analog.
The Myth of the Neutral Wire
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12/8/2004   Post a comment
This white paper from American Power Conversion Corp discusses many common misunderstandings about the function of the neutral wire and its relation to power problems. The subjects of dedicated lines, phase reversal, isolation transformers, and grounding are addressed. Various myths are described and criticized.

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Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Max Maxfield

Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Karen Field

July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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