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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
Design How-To  
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
Teardown  
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
Design How-To  
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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Max Maxfield
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Funnily enough, just a few days ago as I pen these words, I was chatting with my wife (Gina the Gorgeous) when she informed me that -- as a kid -- she had never played at making a ...

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11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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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 ...

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