2022-09-29 - Lluis Beltran Gil

How to quickly evaluate data converters

This article explains how to record a macro and how to use it within Python and MATLAB environments to automate certain evaluation tasks without having to develop any complex software controller code.

2022-09-16 - Michael A. Shustov

Improved comparators for better designs

Analog and digital comparators allow you to compare input signals by their level.

2022-09-12 - John Dunn

A wing and a wire

A discussion on bird-proofing power lines.

2022-09-07 - Bill Schweber

Debugging: Skill, persistence, luck, and discipline

Although skill at debugging is hard to come by, there are sensible "best practices" that can accelerate the troubleshooting process.

2022-08-30 - Majeed Ahmad

Analog IP reuse supplier opens a design shop in Israel

Thalia, a supplier of analog and mixed-signal IP reuse solutions, is opening a design shop in Israel.

2022-08-24 - Jean-Jaques (JJ) DeLisle

Operational transconductance amplifier (OTA): An overview

OTA, commonly used in analog circuits, is a direct-coupled differential voltage-controlled current source (DVCCS) with high output impedance.

2022-08-19 - Bill Schweber

Piezo audio devices go micro, revitalize output in a big way

The paper-thin, very flexible loudspeaker can turn any surface into an active audio source, giving new meaning to the phrase "wall of sound".

2022-07-28 - David Kuo

Rediscovering analog computing for achieving effective edge AI performance

AI needs a 100-1000X performance improvement over current digital approaches, and analog compute-in-memory systems provide the only viable path forward.

2022-07-18 - STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics touts energy savings and lower noise with 40V STripFET F8 MOSFETs

STMicroelectronics' 40V MOSFETs, STL320N4LF8 and STL325N4LF8AG, save energy and ensure low noise in circuits for power conversion, motor control, and power distribution.

2022-07-11 - Peter Demchenko

Simple switchable filter

The potential to switch a filter on and off in real time may be very valuable...