2019-05-14 - Frederik Dostal

Flyback Converter Without Opto-Isolated Feedback

Do you know which side of the galvanic isolation to put the controller? Should you use optocouplers or some other method? Find out here.

2018-02-01 - STMicroelectronics

Interactive A/D mixed signal modeling via Foreign VHDL/Verilog C

In this article an analog-digital mixed signal modeling approach based on the conversion of analog Matlab/Simulink® model to C code is presented, along with a real case study.

2017-08-14 - Qorvo

GaN-on-SiC amplifier operates at up to 2.7GHz

The QPD2731 addresses the shift towards gallium nitride on silicon carbide (GaN-on-SiC) with pre-matched, discrete GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors.

2017-07-05 - EDN Asia

26-bit ADC boosts CT scan resolution

The AS5900 detector interface chip allows as few as 3,200 electrons for a full-scale range at an input current of 1µA and 30pF input capacitance, according to Ams.

2017-06-08 - Analog Devices

GaN amplifier offers pulse, CW support

Analog Devices claims that unlike comparative designs, its HMC8205 operates both continuous wave and pulse operations.

2017-05-11 - EDN Asia

Isolated DC-DC converters cover up to 8W power output

The converters, which offer up to 86% conversion efficiency, use 370kHz fixed frequency switching to minimise the need for external EMI filtering.

2017-05-10 - Slava Zilberfayn

Pitfalls in buying cheap FET drivers

While working on a motorised hospital bed project, Slava Zilberfayn finds out a lot could go wrong when resistor drivers are used for power FETs.

2017-05-02 - EDN Asia

USB PD-compliant 18W converter targets smart devices

The DER-567 reference design is capable of 5V/3A and 9V/2A of power delivery over a standard non-E-marked USB Type-C cable.

2017-04-10 - EDN Asia

Step-down regulators offer 260nA quiescent current

The S-85S1P series achieves 90.5% efficiency at 100μA load, allowing designers to extend battery operation time by up to 2.5 times.

2017-03-27 - EDN Asia

Dual differential amplifier delivers 10GHz GBW

The LTC6419 offers low distortion, providing 85dB spurious-free dynamic range at 100MHz while driving 2VP-P signals, according to Linear.