2016-05-23 - Gustavo Castro

Grasping small signal in an analogue system

In this article, we discuss what constitutes a small signal in an analogue system and the implications for some design…

2016-05-23 - Eric Bogatin

Rule of thumb: Aspect ratio for 50Ω stripline

In this article, we explore what this ratio is for a specific value of Dk and conductor thickness using a…

2016-05-20 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

Nissan shatters boundary between smart grid, electric cars

Nissan, in partnership with energy provider Enel, plans to test a vehicle-to-grid system, and is about to establish an energy…

2016-05-20 - Rajan Bedi

Spacecraft designs gain from RF impedance matching

Once a key skill of RF analogue engineers, digital and mixed-signal members of the avionics design team now have to…

2016-05-18 - Junko Yoshida

Sensor fusion rising: Mobileye/ST out autonomous car platform

Mobileye and STMicroelectronics are co-developing the next generation of Mobileye's SoC to act as the central computer performing sensor fusion…

2016-05-17 - EDN

Nonvolatile digital potentiometer gates logic signal

Here is a simple alternative to a nonvolatile gating function you typically implement using programmable-array logic, gate-array logic, or a…

2016-05-17 - Altera

Design tool eases IP integration, hardware verification

Enhancements of the Quartus Prime Pro software from Altera include faster compile time and versatile design entry methods to improve…

2016-05-17 - Wolfspeed

62mm all-SiC power module enables faster switching speed

The latest devices from Wolfspeed promise exceptional efficiency and power density for high current power electronics such as: converters/inverters, motor…

2016-05-16 - Rafael Camarota

CPLD’s internal oscillator does autocalibration

Read about an autocalibration sequence that synchronises a CPLD's internal oscillator with an external crystal oscillator, enabling ±0.3% accuracy.

2016-05-16 - Parrot Automotive

Parrot brings automotive infotainment to the next level

The Octopus 3+ embeds an ARM Cortex-A5 processor with a fully-featured Linux system, as well as Parrot connectivity middleware for…