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Intersil Americas LLC

1001 Murphy Ranch Rd., Milpitas, CA, 95035, USA

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controls & controllers, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Synchronous Buck Regulators step-down 5 V rails to point-of-load.

April 15, 2016

Supplied in 5 x 5 mm 16-lead WFQFN or 3 x 3 mm TQFN package, ISL7823x DC/DC converter series steps-down 5 and 3.3 V primary rails to point-of-load (POL) inputs as low as 0.6 V for GPUs, FPGAs, DSPs, and SOCs. Products use current mode control architecture and, depending on model, deliver 3, 4, and 5 A of continuous output to infotainment head units and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Efficiency rating is up to 95%, and adjustable switching frequency ranges from 500 kHz to 4 MHz. Read More

controls & controllers, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Digital Hybrid DC/DC Controllers support PMBus(TM).

March 29, 2016

Providing point-of-load conversion for FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs, and processors, Model ISL68200 with integrated MOSFET drivers and Model ISL68201 with PWM output simplify power supply designs for data center equipment. ISL68200 can drive external MOSFETs directly, while ISL68201 is paired with DrMOS power stage to create complete voltage regulator solution. Both leverage R4 modulation technology, which provides compensation free control loop that eliminates external compensation resistors and capacitors. Read More

test & measuring instruments

Radiation Tolerant Multiplexers target space flight systems.

March 9, 2016

Featuring 3–5.5 V single supply operation with adjustable logic threshold control, 16-channel ISL71830SEH and 32-channel ISL71831SEH provide 5 kV ESD protection, R(ON) of 120 Ω, and propagation delays of less than 100 ns. Devices offer over-voltage protection on per-switch basis to maintain continuous processing of hundreds of telemetry test points. Both multiplexers provide cold spare redundant capability, allowing connection of 2-3 additional unpowered multiplexers to common data bus. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Boost Controllers simplify automotive power system design.

March 3, 2016

Operating from 12 V battery supply, Models ISL78227 and ISL78229 boost output voltage to 24, 36, or 48 V for 200–800 W trunk audio amplifiers, start-stop systems, and headlamp LED strings. Two-phase synchronous boost controllers support input and output ranges of 5–55 V and deliver greater than 95% efficiency. Ability to interleave 2 controllers for 4-phase application effectively doubles output power. Model ISL78229 offers digital PMBus™ interface for advanced control, telemetry, and diagnostics. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Buck-Boost Battery Charger supports USB Type-C connector.

February 19, 2016

Featuring 5–20 V input voltage capability, ISL9237 Narrow VDC Battery Charger supports 2-way power delivery in ultrabooks, tablets, and power banks using reversible USB Type-C™ connector. Single-chip device is capable of providing buck-mode, buck-boost-mode, and boost-mode for 1-to-3 cell Li-ion batteries. It also supports USB On-The-Go with 5 Vout reverse buck-mode. R3™ modulation technology provides acoustic noise-free operation and ultra-fast transient response to extend battery run-time. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

CAN Transceivers support satellite commmunications.

November 19, 2015

QML-V qualified and compliant with ISO11898-2 physical layer standard, 3.3 V Series ISL7202xSEH provides serial data transmission between CAN controller and CAN bus at up to 1 Mbps. Units leverage silicon on insulator process, which provides single event latch-up and single event burn-out in heavy ion environments. Low dose rate tested up to 75 krad on wafer-by-wafer basis, transceivers are cold spare redundant capable, allowing connection of additional unpowered transceivers to CAN bus. Read More

electronic components & devices

ToF IC enhances object detection and distance measurement.

October 16, 2015

Supplied in 4 x 5 mm, 24-lead TQFN package, ISL29501 time-of-flight (ToF) signal processing IC provides complete object detection and distance measurement solution when combined with external emitter (IR LED or laser) and photodiode. On-chip DSP calculates ToF for proximity detection and distance measurement up to 2 m in both dark and bright ambient light conditions. Other features include on-chip emitter DAC; single shot and continuous operational modes; and 4.5 MHz modulation frequency. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

PMIC and Charger support 2-in-1s, ultrabooks, and tablets.

October 5, 2015

Leveraging R3™ modulation technology, ISL95852 Power Management IC minimizes board space while ISL95521 Battery Charger extends battery run-time. Measuring 4 x 4 mm, ISL95852 for IMVP8 platforms integrates control, MOSFET drivers, Power MOSFETs, and fault monitoring and protection for 3 synchronous buck switching regulators. ISL95521 Hybrid Power Boost and Narrow VDC combination battery charger, supporting 2-cell to 4-cell Li-ion batteries, offers charge current accuracy of 1.2% Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Digital DC/DC Power Module features PMBus interface.

September 18, 2015

Available in thermally enhanced, 18 x 23 x 7.5 mm HDA package, ISL8273M provides POL conversions for FPGAs, DSPs, ASICs, processors, and memory. Complete step-down regulated power supply, delivering up to 80 A output and operating from 5 or 12 V input power rails, leverages ChargeMode™ control architecture that delivers efficiencies up to 94% (peak) and >90% typ. Multi-phase current sharing capabilities, fully encapsulated package, and PMBus-compliant interface are standard. Read More

electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers

Battery Pack Monitor protects multi-cell Li-ion batteries.

August 26, 2015

Functioning as stand-alone battery management system, 3-to-8 cell Model ISL94203 accurately monitors, protects, and cell balances rechargeable battery packs to maximize battery life and ensure safe charging and system operation. Device integrates cell voltage level shift, automatic cell balance, 14-bit ADC, current sense monitor, power FET control, and temperature sensor interface. In event of catastrophic failure, IC includes feature that blows polyfuse to render battery pack inoperable. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Radiation Hardened Multiplexers suit space flight DAQ systems.

July 15, 2015

Optimized for signal chain accuracy and timing performance, ISL71840SEH 30 V, 16-channel multiplexer and ISL71841SEH 30 V, 32-channel multiplexer feature silicon on insulator process that provides single event latch-up in heavy ion environments. Features include 8 kV ESD protection, R(ON) of 500 &Omega; at ±5 V, and propagation delays of <800 nsec as well as over-voltage protection, cold spare redundancy, and wide supply range with split-rail operation from ±10.8&ndash;16.5 V and absolute max of ±20 V. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Switching Regulator suits wearables and other mobile devices.

July 8, 2015

Operating from Vin of 1.8&ndash;5.5 V with adjustable output voltage from 1&ndash;5.2 V, Model ISL9120 enables power management of system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, memory cards, or LCD modules. Buck-boost regulator also delivers 800 mA current with 2.5 V input and 3.3 V output. Housed in 1.41 x 1.41 mm package, device features adaptive PFM operation with forced bypass mode and 2 A switches that support both low load and high load currents with efficiency up to 98%. Read More

electronic components & devices, test & measuring instruments

Automotive Video Decoder features MIPI-CSI2 output interface.

June 3, 2015

Featuring MIPI-CSI2 output interface for compatibility with next-generation SoCs, Model TW9992 takes both single-ended and differential CVBS inputs from vehicle&#39;s backup safety camera. NTSC/PAL 10-bit ADC analog decoder with 4H adaptive comb filter consumes 100 mW and delivers output voltage of 1.8&ndash;3.3 V. In addition to Automatic Contrast Adjustment that adapts to rapidly changing lighting conditions, decoder offers programmable hue, brightness, saturation, contrast, and sharpness. Read More

controls & controllers, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Synchronous Buck PWM Controller simplifies power supply design.

May 28, 2015

Supporting 4.5&ndash;60 V input and configurable 0.6&ndash;54 V output, ISL8117 can bypass intermediate step-down conversion stage employed in industrial applications. Duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) enables direct step-down conversion from 48 V to 1 V POL, while valley current mode modulation with adaptive slope compensation enables stable operation for range of Vin and Vout combinations; no external compensation is required. Programmable switching frequency range is 100 kHz to 2 MHz. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Power Management ICs target ultrabooks and tablets.

April 27, 2015

Available in 5.5 x 5.5 mm WLCSP packages, single-chip Model ISL95908 delivers 8 voltage rails optimized to support subsystem peripheral power requirements for new Intel IMVP8 platforms, while single-chip Model ISL95906 provides 8 power rails for VR12.6-compliant systems. Both PMICs integrate controller, power and driver MOSFETS, VTT LDO regulator, independent enable and power-good indicators, I2C interfaces, and fault protection/monitoring for 8 synchronous buck regulators. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Digital Power Module provides point-of-load conversions.

March 24, 2015

Encapsulated in 18 x 23 x 7.5 HDA package, Model ISL8272M delivers up to 50 A output current from 12 V or 5 V input power rails. Four modules can be combined to support up to 200 A rails. Digital control technology delivers precise sequencing and system monitoring through PMBus interface, while ChargeMode&trade; control architecture keeps device stable regardless of output capacitor changes. With 1% output voltage accuracy, DC/DC step-down power supply provides up to 96% conversion efficiency. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Switching Regulator offers output tracking and sequencing. .

March 16, 2015

Delivering up to 2 A of continuous output current from 2.7&ndash;5.5 V input, Model ISL8002B features 2 MHz switching frequency which provides optimal transient response. Output tracking and sequencing of FPGAs and MPUs ensures sensitive multi-rails properly start up and shut down. Housed in 2 x 2 mm TDFN package, synchronous buck regulator offers up to 95% peak efficiency. Device is suited for point-of load conversions in networking, factory automation, instrumentation, and medical equipment. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers, test & measuring instruments

Analog Video Decoder/Encoder for ADAS improves automotive safety.

February 20, 2015

Able to replace up to 9 discrete components with one 10 x 10 mm WQFN chip, AEC-Q100 qualified TW9984 enables generation of 360° surround images for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Integration of 4 NTSC/PAL analog video decoders with 10-bit ADCs supports 4 analog camera inputs simultaneously. For system designer, flexible digital output interface facilitates sending of images to processor for combination of 4 images into unified around-view image. Read More

electrical equipment & systems

DC/DC Power Module provides up to 95% efficiency.

January 22, 2015

Encapsulated in 9.0 x 6.5 x 1.83 mm package, Model ISL8203M includes PWM controller, synchronous switching MOSFETs, inductors, and passive components. Step-down power module, supporting input voltage range of 2.85&ndash;6 V and adjustable output voltage of 0.8&ndash;5 V, enables designers to use one device to build single output 6 A or dual output 3 A power supply. Additional features include 1.5 ms internal digital soft-start and external synchronization up to 4 MHz. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

DC/DC Digital PWM Controller serves 40-100 A applications.

October 7, 2014

With ability to current share across multiple devices, dual-phase ZL8801 offers range extendible to 300 A for FPGAs and ASICs employed in densely populated power supplies. Use with PowerNavigator&trade; GUI simplifies system power conversion and accelerates design process, while leveraging ChargeMode&trade; control loop architecture enables optimal transient response performance. Inherently stable, fully digital control loop corrects errors cycle-by-cycle to eliminate need for compensation.<br /> Read More

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