2021-10-15 - STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics intelligent high-side drivers targeted at automotive applications

STMicroelectronics' VN9D30Q100F and VN9D5D20FN automotive intelligent switches are the first in the market with digital current sensing.

2021-10-05 - Thomas Brand, Analog Devices Inc.

Power performance trade-offs in operational amplifiers

The limited battery energy available for supplying power necessitates efficient components with minimal current in active mode to maximize device…

2021-10-01 - Dusan Ponikvar

A differential, optically isolated driver for testing of an instrumentation amplifier

In this DI, you will see how optocouplers, operating their linear range, can be used to produce isolated test signals…

2021-09-28 - Infineon Technologies AG

High-power switched capacitor intermediate bus converter targeted at data center applications

The BMR310 achieves efficiency of over 98% at half load and can deliver power up to 875W continuous in a…

2021-09-27 - Stephen Woodward

Series vs shunt linear voltage regulation for small solar-photovoltaic power supplies

This Design Idea presents circuits for—and compares the advantages of—shunt versus series regulation for small solar power arrays.

2021-09-22 - Sanjeev Manandhar

Op amp enhances automotive LED string current balancing

Here is a comparison between discrete transistor-based solution and op-amp-based LED current balancing circuit used in multiple LED strings.

2021-09-14 - Don Dingee

A maker’s guide to selecting an A/D converter

When selecting an A/D converter, parametric tables can help, but for makers, understanding job is more important than sifting through…

2021-09-09 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon enhances EconoDUAL 3 portfolio with IGBT7

Infineon has launched new current ratings for its EconoDUAL 3 portfolio with TRENCHSTOP IGBT7 chips.

2021-09-06 - Mark Waller

Analog layout: Why wells, taps, and guard rings are crucial

Here are the key examples of well, taps and guard rings, and why these structures are essential to the layout…

2021-09-02 - Dave Conrad

AC-coupled TIA rejects bright ambient light sources

Using an AC-coupled transimpedance amplifier can greatly improve green LED-illuminated heart beat sensors' immunity to noise and other extraneous environmental…