2020-08-14 - Bill Schweber

Lightbar and siren design illustrates tradeoff challenges

Every engineering design requires tradeoffs and compromises among its many parameters; some are obvious but many are not...

2020-08-11 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Fix those drooping DAC and ADC responses

Learn where response droop comes from and how you can make it go away...

2020-08-10 - Nitin Dahad

Adaptive listening sensor ‘learns’ background noise

Piezoelectric MEMS technology company Vesper has announced its next generation microphone based on a listening sensor which ‘learns’ from background…

2020-08-04 - Peter Demchenko

Measure dielectric absorption to estimate a capacitor’s quality

Estimate a capacitor's quality or recognize its type of dielectric by measuring its dielectric absorption.

2020-07-31 - John Dunn

The math behind Gaussian probability distribution

Many noisy processes are described by Gaussian probability distributions. Let's take a look at the mathematics of that.

- Susan Nordyk

I/O circuits offer flexible building control

ADI’s AD74412R and AD74413R quad-channel software-configurable I/O devices offer flexible building control and process automation.

2020-07-30 - Bob Witte

Simulate dynamic systems with op-amp integrators

Use analog circuits for integration when simulating dynamic systems.

2020-07-24 - Bill Schweber

Single-function analog ICs solve problems without giving headaches

There’s a need for single-function analog ICs to crisply solve specific problems...

2020-07-23 - Luis Chioye

Provide robust input overvoltage protection for amplifier analog input modules

This article introduces basic concepts of operational amplifier (op-amp) input overvoltage protection and discusses how to select the right clamp…

2020-07-21 - Bill Schweber

Improvements in high-voltage op-amp ICs

Despite our fixation on low-voltage design, there are many applications that inherently require higher voltages and op amps to support…