2022-01-31 - Majeed Ahmad

Profile of a MOSFET array for always-on power operations

The MOSFET array offers precise temperature tracking characteristics to automatically adjust to changing temperatures for stable, uninterrupted operation.

2022-01-13 - Bill Schweber

Do we still need analog circuit designers?

Designing an IC is an entirely different discipline than doing a discrete circuit, as the former is not just the…

2022-01-06 - Majeed Ahmad

Does analog have a place in the machine learning world?

Aspinity claims its inference-based analog signal processing technology provides a power-efficient solution for battery-operating devices.

2021-12-31 - Majeed Ahmad

Chronicle of 10 analog, power and RF acquisitions in 2021

Here's a rundown of the 10 acquisition deals in the analog, power and RF design industries.

2021-12-29 - Majeed Ahmad

Inductor sensor IC boosts accuracy, EMC for EV designs

The inductive sensor enables high-speed resolver, which minimizes the ECU effort to ensure higher accuracy and EMC under extreme mechanical…

2021-12-20 - Don Dingee

How to assist ADCs with external analog drivers

Three situations call for assisting A/D converters with external analog drivers: small signals, noisy signals, and faster signals.

2021-12-17 - Bill Schweber

Why envelope tracking is both impressive and scary

Envelope tracking is widely used to increase the PA efficiency, yet its premise is contrary to the established analog design…

2021-12-07 - Texas Instruments Inc.

TI ADC pushes data-acquisition performance higher

TI's latest 24-bit wideband ADCs deliver industry-leading signal-measurement precision at wider bandwidths than competing devices.

2021-11-23 - Bill Schweber

EMI-resistant ICs provide building-block circuit protection

Besides widely-used add-on approaches to improve EMI resistance, ICs with enhanced EMI protection reduce the need for additional components.

2021-11-09 - John Dunn

Simulation trouble: Bode plotting an oscillator

Using my Multisim SPICE tool to analyze an oscillator, I ran into a little bit of simulation trouble.