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.

2020-06-24 - Anthony Smith

Create a versatile voltage-controlled voltage regulator based on the LP2951

With the addition of just a single component, this idea transforms a conventional circuit into a much more versatile and…

2020-06-18 - Chris Murphy

Choosing the most suitable predictive maintenance sensor

The best PdM strategy is one that efficiently utilizes as many techniques and sensors as possible to detect faults early…

2020-06-10 - John Dunn

Questioning a converter’s intended operating frequency

No converter can operate at or above its LC resonant frequency.

2020-05-08 - Bob Witte

Common op-amp circuits

These common op-amp circuits are useful for amplifying various analog signals. The ideal op amp model helps us understand how…

2020-05-05 - John Dunn

Design vs. manufacturing: A failed directional coupler

How would you react if a sample of your design came back with a major change?

2020-05-04 - Bill Schweber

E-fuses: warming up to higher-current applications

In many design situations, it makes sense to give serious consideration to an e-fuse in place of the classic thermal…

2020-04-10 - Rajan Bedi

Does your spacecraft flash? Part 2: Introducing the RT PolarFire FPGA

RT PolarFire offers huge potential to advance re-configurable on-board digital processing for the space industry.

2019-12-16 - Ove Hach

Resistors: Know how they drift

Resistor values drift with time and temperature. Here's how to characterize and minimize the effects of drift in analog front…

2018-11-14 - Brian Santo

International roster of chip makers honored at World Electronics Achievement Awards

Announced at the Global CEO Summit on November 9, the awards honor innovation in a dozen different product categories in…