Semiconductor IC’s: Taking A Look Into Fabrication

Everyday gadgets that we use employ highly miniaturised circuits and if you ever ‘accidently’ opened any such device, you know we cannot etch a processing chip on any regular Printed Circuit...

High Integration and Increased Safety With Industry First Resolver Sensor Interface

Texas Instruments recently introduced the industry’s first resolver sensor interface with integrated power supply, exciter amplifier and functional safety features. The new device is capable of simultaneously exciting the resolver sensor coil...
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Miniaturising The Radio Front-End With An Even Smaller SPDT Switch

While designing basic robots, we carefully considered the switch for handling the controls. Even though, all the robot did was move front and back, the switch selection and understanding was a fight...
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Diode Arrays With Protection Against Electrostatic Discharges

Littelfuse, Inc., has introduced the SP1026 Series 15pF 30kV bidirectional discrete TVS diode array, designed specifically to protect sensitive electronic equipment from damage due to electrostatic discharges (ESD). Zener diodes fabricated using...
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Sensor-less, Auto-tune And Integration Features Marking Development In Motors

When we talk about power applications, higher power efficiency is always the guiding factor for new technology trends. The power of electric motors is in the range of milliWatts to Megawatts....
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First Step Down DC/DC Converter IC For Efficient operation

ROHM has recently announced the development of a DC/DC converter IC featuring very low ON time. This enables direct step-down conversion to 3.3V or 5V from the input voltage range which includes 48V used...
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High Surge Resistant SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes Featuring Low VF

ROHM has recently announced the 3rd generation SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBDs) for power supply PFC circuits in servers and high performance PCs.The SCS3 series adopts a structure that improves upon...

Taunting Turbocharging: 70% battery capacity in 20 minutes

Today’s high-powered smartphones have battery demanding applications and users. Pump Express 3.0, a fast battery charging technology from MediaTek comes as a possible solution for faster battery charging problems. MediaTek, developed Pump Express 3.0...

Smallest Mobile Processor For VR And Graphic Intensive Applications

ARM has announced a suite of mobile processor technologies for flagship devices from 2017. The ARM Cortex-A73 processor and the ARM Mali-G71 graphics processor offer sustained performance and efficiency for newer products...

Wireless Connectivity: Wearables Connecting People 24*7

Wearables bring along with them a sense of connectivity unlike any other. You go for a run, the phone might feel heavy in your pocket. The solution? A smart watch. Still...