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Analog Devices, Inc.

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Analog Devices, Inc.

Electronic Components & Devices

Compact ADC/DAC/GPIO Combination IC fosters design flexibility.

March 2, 2015

Integrating 400 Ksps ADC, 6 µsec settling time DAC, digital inputs/outputs, and reference on 2 x 2 mm WLCSP, AD5592R can be user-configured in any combination of up to 8 devices. This lets designers use one IC to complete multiple system monitoring and control functions in high-density and space-constrained applications. Safe power-up functionality prevents conflict with external circuitry if set up incorrectly. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Receiver Development Platform supports L and S radar bands.

December 18, 2014

Targeting defense, communications, and instrumentation radar systems where reduced SWaP implementation is critical, AD-FMCOMMS6-EBZ integrated direct conversion receiver development platform supports L- and S-band frequency radar bands. This 400 MHz to 4.4 GHz receiver (1,350 MHz to 1,650 MHz with installed filters) features VITA57-compliant form factor and integrates AD9652 dual 16-bit ADC, ADL5566 RF/IF dual differential amplifier, and ADL5380 quadrature demodulator. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Software, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Rapid Prototyping Kit digitizes wideband RF signals.

November 21, 2014

With AD-FMCDAQ2-EBZ Kit, digital and analog designers can prototype JEDEC JESD204B SerDes GSPS data converter-to-FPGA interface on major FPGA platforms, including Xilinx’s UltraScale FPGA and Zynq All Programmable SoC devices for radar, instrumentation, wireless radio, and other DAQ applications. FMC form factor enables users to verify hardware and processing algorithms and rapidly move from prototype to production, minimizing risk associated with designing wideband RF signal processing systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband IF Receiver Chip provides wide dynamic range.

November 20, 2014

IF subsystem-on-a-chip, AD6676, uses programmable continuous-time bandpass sigma delta ADC technology to digitize IF signals from 70–450 MHz. Single-chip solution can reduce complexity of receiver designs while promoting frequency planning flexibility and optimal instantaneous dynamic range. Implementation in deep sub-micron CMOS allows oversampling by providing digitized bandwidth of up to 160 MHz, and combination of features enables reconfigurable radio architectures. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Synchronous Demodulator includes configurable analog filter.

November 6, 2014

Optimized for input sampling rates up to 1 MHz, Model ADA2200 enables demodulation of signal input bandwidths to 30 kHz and achieves 0.009° phase detection sensitivity. Sampled Analog Technology uses charge sharing among capacitors to perform digital-like computations in analog domain. With configurable analog filter, designers of portable instrumentation can maximize battery life and perform precision magnitude and phase measurements on analog signals in presence of large noise sources. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Magnetic Angle Sensor measures motor position. .

November 5, 2014

Integrating custom mixed-signal signal conditioning IC and sensing element based on Anisotropic Magneto-Resistive technology, Model ADA4571 provides direct, non-contact measurement of shaft position in brushless DC motors, minimizing noise and optimizing motor smoothness and torque. Device enables high-speed motor operation up to 50,000 rpm with 2 µs phase delay and low angular error of 0.5° max. Running on 2.7–5.5 V supply, sensor consumes 6.5 mA of power, and includes low-power sleep mode. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Audio Bus Transceiver is fully AEC-Q100 qualified.

October 29, 2014

Supplied in 32-lead LFCSP, AD2410 Automotive Audio Bus (A²B) transceiver promotes vehicle fuel efficiency by reducing weight of existing cable harnesses. Digital bus technology distributes high fidelity audio and control data, together with clock and power, over one UTP wire. Transceiver provides 50 Mbps of data bandwidth and support for up to 32 discrete upstream and downstream audio channels. Daisy chaining is supported, and system delay is fully deterministic at all slave nodes. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Ka-Band HPA and Block Upconverter serves SatComm applications.

October 29, 2014

Intended for use in single-carrier satellite communications, 5.72 x 4.51 x 1.63 in. HMC7053 block upconverter and 5.0 x 4.51 x 1.145 in. HMC7054 high-power amplifier (HPA) operate in 29–31 GHz frequency output range and feature -60 dBc SFDR performance. Ka-band block upconverter features 1–2 GHz dual input IF at 0 dBm typ and 20 dB conversion gain. Ka-band HPA achieves linear output power of 37 dBm, offers 42 dB small signal gain, and operates at 5 V while drawing 14 A. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Dual D/A Converters support emerging E-band frequencies.

October 23, 2014

Enabling support of E-band (71–76 GHz, 81–86 GHz) frequencies, 16-bit AD9136 and 11-bit AD9135 suit telecom system manufacturers requiring microwave frequencies in point-to-point wireless backhaul equipment. Max sample rate of 2.8 GSPS allows multicarrier generation up to Nyquist frequency. Supporting complex input data rates up to 2.12 GSPS per D/A converter using 8-lane, 10.6 Gbps JESD204B interface, products achieve better than -80 dBc SFDR and offer noise performance of -163 dBm/Hz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Isolators target SPI communications applications.

July 3, 2014

Based on iCoupler® digital isolator technology, ADuM315x SPIsolator™ Series features low propagation delay and jitter in CLK, MO-SI, MI-SO, and SS channels to support SPI clock rates up to 40 MHz. Family has 3.75 kVrms isolation rating and also supports maximum sample rate for select ADI 12-, 16-, and 18-bit precision A/D converters. Housed in 20-lead SSOP package, isolators are suited for distributed control systems, PLCs, and sensor monitors. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Operational Amplifier drives heavy loads at high output.

June 25, 2014

Delivering over 1 A output current, 40 V Model ADA4870 provides wide bandwidth of 52 MHz and slew rate of 2,500 V/µs to facilitate high-voltage pulses necessary to drive piezoelectric transducer in high-intensity focused ultrasound for medical treatment and procedures. In small-cell base stations and compact military radios, op amp assists with drive of power amplifier’s low impedance bias control to track envelope of RF signal, only using as much power for PA as needed to pass signal. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

Quad-Channel 16-Bit IF DAC has programmable interpolation rate.

June 6, 2014

Enabling wideband and multiband wireless applications, AD9144 comes in 12 x 12 mm, 88-lead LFCSP and draws 1.5 W. While 82 dBc SFDR and max sample rate of 2.8 GSPS permit multicarrier generation up to Nyquist frequency, -164 dBm/Hz noise spectral density enables building of higher dynamic range transmitters. SFDR and distortion levels provide synthesis of wideband signals from baseband to high intermediate frequencies. For 6 carrier GSM IMD, DAC operates at 77 dBc at 75 MHZ IF. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Isolated Sigma-Delta Modulator fosters precision measurement.

June 3, 2014

Able to achieve 81 dB min signal-to-noise and distortion ratio (SINAD) @ 78 KSPS over -40 to +125°C range, AD7403 promotes current and voltage measurement accuracy in DC/AC power conversion applications and subsequently improves performance of motor drives by reducing torque ripple on motor shaft. SINAD value also increases power transfer efficiency in DC/AC power inverter applications. Modulator employs iCoupler® digital isolation technology and offers 1.5 µV/°C typ offset drift. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual-Channel 14-bit ADC fosters direct RF sampling.

May 21, 2014

Used in communications, instrumentation, and military/aerospace applications, AD9680 features -154 dBFs/Hz noise density and wideband RF DAQ technology. This 1.25 V,14-bit, 1 GSPS ADC is designed for sampling wide bandwidth analog signals up to 2 GHz. When converting 1 GHz input, converter achieves SFDR performance of 80 dBc and 61.5 dBFS SNR while consuming 1.65 W total power per channel. Features also include DSP blocks and configurable JESD204B interface. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

2 GSPS 12-bit ADC addresses direct RF sampling trend.

May 21, 2014

Along with 2 GSPS bandwidth and integrated signal processing functionality, AD9625 achieves 80 dBc SFDR with 1 GHz input and offers noise spectral density of 149.5 dBFS/Hz. Noise and dynamic range performance promote receiver sensitivity as well as ability to discern smaller signals in presence of noise, clutter, blockers, and interferers. Architecture eliminates need to interleave multiple ADCs to obtain required performance and allows for development of reconfigurable platforms. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment, Green & Clean

SDR Platforms facilitate system prototyping/development.

March 7, 2014

Able to be software-configured for RF performance in 2,400–2,500 MHz region or for wide tuning over 70 MHz to 6 GHz range, AD-FMCOMMS4-EBZ includes AD9364 RF Transceiver IC in 1 x 1 SDR rapid prototyping FMC module. Built around AD9361 RF transceiver on 2 X 2 SDR rapid prototyping module, AD-FMCOMMS3-EBZ transceiver FMC module is engineered for 70 MHz to 6 GHz wideband tuning applications. Both modules include all HDL code and device drivers needed to get SDR platform up and running. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices

A/D Converters support multi-channel data acquisition.

January 20, 2014

Integrating 16 channels into single package, Model AD9249 dissipates 58 mW of power per channel at 65 MSPS, while 8-channel Model ADS9681 dissipates 110 mW per channel at 125 MSPS. Both 14-bit units are available in 10 x 10 mm package with on-chip sample-and-hold circuit. DACs achieve spurious free dynamic range greater than 90 dBc and signal-to-noise ratio of 74 dBFS or better. Both can be used with data clock outputs that operate at frequencies up to 500 MHz and 455 MHz, respectively. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Meter-on-a-Chip supports portable health applications.

January 10, 2014

Housed in 8 x 8 mm package with 16 MHz ARM® Cortex™ M3 processor, Model ADuCM350 combines 16-bit 160 kSPS ADC, ±0.2% accurate voltage reference, 12-bit DAC, and configurable switch matrix. Passive complex impedance sensing enables baseline detection and detailed information of physiological, biological, and electrochemical reactions. Fusion of passive and active sensors ensures measurement accuracy for point-of-care diagnostics, home/self-test health devices, and vital sign monitors. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

RF Power Detectors suit space-constrained applications.

December 20, 2013

Suitable for high frequency systems requiring accurate measurement of signal power independent of waveform characteristics, Model ADL5903 features single-ended input dynamic range of 35 dB, 50 Ω source-compatible. Device provides accurate RMS-to-DC conversion from 200 MHz to 6 GHz. Model ADL5506, offering complete subsystem for measurement of RF signals in wireless terminal devices, features typical dynamic range of 45–0 dBm and frequency range from 30 MHz to 4.5 GHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Digital Isolators feature 2.5 kV rms isolation rating.

November 20, 2013

Housed in 16-lead QSOP package, ADuM144x iCoupler® Quad Channel Digital Isolators come in 3 channel configurations with 1-minute isolation safety rating of 2.5 kV rms and operating voltage range of 2.25–3.6 V. Quiescent power supply current at 2.5 V is less than 5 µA per channel, and power supply current at 2 Mbps is less than 380 µA per channel. With power saving mode, current levels can be reduced to 0.1 µA per channel, resulting in 1 µW of total power for entire isolator. Read More

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