2021-03-29 - Brian Dipert

What are the constituent components of CFL bulbs?

This teardown aimed to answer two questions: what are the constituent components of CFL bulbs, and what caused the demise…

2021-02-24 - Rajan Bedi

Selecting passives for space-grade switching regulators

Engineers are increasingly having to design-in switching regulators and choosing passives is very important as they determine the quality of…

2021-01-21 - Peter Semig

3 considerations when selecting an op amp

This simplified process focuses on three of the top considerations when selecting an op amp...

2020-12-31 - Richard Quinnell

LoRa developments promise to further the protocol’s adoption

New specifications and devices can help increase the momentum of LoRa adoption.

2020-12-01 - Ralf Ohmberger

How can DC switching power noise be eliminated?

Where does DC switching power audible noise come from, and how can it be reduced or eliminated?

2020-10-23 - Taipei AMPA

Hybrid AMPA Series Show to Highlight Automotive Supply Chain

The AMPA series show kicked off at Taipei this week, providing Autonomous, Connected, Electric, and Shared themes across 9 exhibit…

2020-09-22 - Bill Schweber

Is it better to use positive or negative pressure in cooling designs?

Fans force air at a known volume and velocity through an enclosure or chassis to obtain the needed thermal relief…

2020-09-04 - Susan Nordyk

FPGAs aid hardware acceleration for embedded designs

Fabricated on a 16-nm process node, Efinix Trion Titanium FPGAs incorporate the company’s Quantum fabric for compute acceleration, machine learning,…

2020-09-04 - Kevin Meredith, Samtec, Inc.

Aligning multiple connector sets between PCBs

Miniaturization has made it more difficult to align multiple connectors, but design best practices can help ensure PCB design success.

2020-08-20 - Susan Nordyk

MCU offers improved reliability for IoT applications

Maxim’s MAX32670 Arm Cortex-M4F MCU protects all of its embedded SRAM and flash memory with ECC for improved reliability.