2016-06-01 - Stefano Salvatori

Spark current-ratio-to-frequency converter with integrator

Here is a precision integrator that generates a pulse train whose frequency is proportional to the ratio of two input…

- Mario Di Guardo, Ivan Massimiani

Exploring digital AC/DC power supply with active clamping

Here's an AC/DC power supply that features an active clamp circuit implementation, which is necessary to reduce over-voltage spikes in…

- Michael Dunn

High-side current sensing methods

There are different ways to accomplish current sensing on a voltage rail. Learn more about these methods.

2016-05-31 - Mark Thoren

Recycle potentiometers as handy voltage sources

Read about a circuit that recycles old precision potentiometers that have direct-reading scales into useful laboratory "volt boxes".

- Robert Buono

Incorporate grounded-switch for Topswitch on/off control

Integrating a couple of components to the control pin of a Topswitch switching regulator enables on/off control.

2016-05-30 - John Guy

Circuit protects amp outputs against over-voltage

Here's a look at an automotive-protection circuit that withstands repeated insults of direct short circuits to the full battery voltage.

- David Williams

Monitor ac line with isolated circuit

Read about a simple circuit that generates a square wave whose pulse width is proportional to the mains-voltage level.

2016-05-24 - Richard Quinnell

Employ system-wide approach to battery powered designs

When considering a battery-powered design, you need a holistic, system-wide approach that factors in the battery characteristics, behaviour of other…

2016-05-17 - Dave Wuchinich

WLED driver operates down to 1.2V supply voltage

This circuit trumps commercially available LED drivers, which bottom out at 2.5V input voltage, by operating at voltages as low…

- Analog Devices

Power conversion platform targets renewable energy design

The combination of ADI's iCoupler digital isolation technology with the mixed-signal processor design eases system design for power inverter makers…