2020-06-02 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Synthesize your FIR filters using high-school algebra

This follow-up piece of "FIR Fundamentals" turns the process on its head and builds up complete FIR filters from small,…

2020-05-29 - Adrie Van Meijeren

SoC designs crack the code on connected medical devices

Medical device designers are finally turning the corner with the IoT, thanks to advances in SoC designs that reduce power…

2020-05-27 - Hesam Moshiri

DIY hand sanitizer/alcohol dispenser, without an Arduino or MCU

In this article, we will build an automatic hand sanitizer dispenser that uses IR sensors to detect the presence of…

2020-05-26 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Five things to know about prediction and negative-delay filters

How the heck can you build a filter that ‘predicts’ something? Well, it all depends on how high you set…

2020-05-22 - Jonathan Colao

Designing a fast reacting feedback system for miniaturized motor driven designs

A high speed, high throughput ADC accurately captures information and feeds motor position data to the controller, enabling higher levels…

2020-05-21 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 2

This article focuses on real-world signal integrity issues that require additional analysis, modeling, and compensation.

2020-05-19 - Frederik Dostal

A Critical Short Pulse

While there are maximum limitations of a duty cycle, which will be discussed separately, this power management tip focuses specifically…

2020-05-18 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: What makes the Amazon Fire TV Stick tick?

Cracking open the Apple Fire TV Stick is easy, but identifying all the components is a different story...

2020-05-12 - Kendall Castor-Perry

Analyze FIR filters using high-school algebra

This article looks at some fundamental facts about FIR filter responses, using some basic math you might even remember from…

2020-05-11 - Frederik Dostal

Quiet and efficient switching regulators

A major challenge for numerous applications is the interference inherent to a switching regulator because it can generate both conducted…