Top 10 stories of 2010
Design How-To 12/23/2010 4 comments
Here are the top 10 stories posted on Automotive Designline this year, as determined by your page views.
Endicott LED drivers
Product News 12/20/2010 Post a comment
Endicott Research Group has announced new package configurations that offer footprint-compatibility with its existing CCFL inverter designs.
Project aims to cut conversion losses by 50%
Research 12/15/2010 3 comments
The Neuland project, part funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has been set up to explore the efficient use of electricity from renewable sources based on novel semiconductor materials.
Intelligent multiplexer upgrades automotive lighting high side drivers
Design How-To 12/10/2010 1 comment
Control and diagnostics of lighting functions are some of the growing tasks performed by modern body control modules. An intelligent multiplexer would provide a solution to their ever increasing requirements in terms of pulse width modulation channels, diagnostics, and system reliability in automotive lighting applications.
Solutions for nonlinear characterization of high-power amplifiers
Design How-To 12/6/2010 4 comments
High-power RF amplifiers are used in telecommunications, biomedical, and military systems. With output power levels ranging up to 1 kW, these amplifiers are typically designed to operate near or into compression in order to provide the maximum output power possible. Designing high-power amplifiers requires a detailed analysis of its nonlinear behavior.